College coaching changes aplenty

College coach news:

Tina Thompson and Lindsay Whalen are leading a wave of female coaching hires.

Thompson impressed Virginia’s hiring committee immediately.

Whalen has the perfect role model in Dawn Staley.

Central Michigan coach Sue Guevara will earn at least $340,000 annually under her new contract.

Miami Ohio coach Megan Duffy has signed a contract extension through 2022-2023.

New Pitt coach Lance White is ready to work.

NC State assistant coach Gene Hill is the new head coach at Georgia State.

Mary Evans has fulfilled a lifelong dream in being named Valparaiso’s new coach.

Lindsay Whalen has hired former Gopher teammate Kelly Roysland to assist her at Minnesota.

Boston College coach Joanna Bernabei-McNamee is bringing her two assistant coaches from Albany with her.

Nneka Enemkpali is a new assistant coach at UCSB.

UConn’s new assistant coach is former grad assistant Jasmine Lister.

New Washington State coach Kamie Ethridge is bringing Laurie Koehn with her as an assistant coach.

Erin Grant is back at Texas Tech as an assistant coach.

LaNitra Perry will return to Toledo as an assistant coach.

Alex Delanian returns to Hawaii as an assistant coach.

Wisconsin’s new assistant coach is Kayla Tetschlag.

Jauwan Scaife is Murray State’s new assistant coach.

College player news:

Vanderbilt transfer Kayla Overbeck has landed at USC.

NCAA news:

The Division I council has adopted new recruiting legislation: New rules aim to make college athlete recruiting experience similar to student body’s.

The Council also voted to allow recruiting visits in an athlete’s junior year of high school.

Wilson Sporting Goods and the NCAA have extended their partner ship through 2020-2021.

Arike Ogunbowale’s “Dancing With the Stars” gig forces the NCAA into a tricky two-step.

WNBA player news:

A brighter day: How Imani McGee-Stafford found light in the darkest of times.

Recruiting news:

Top recruit Samantha Brunelle was ready to commit to Notre Dame before they won the title this month.