Today’s preseason results:
The Storm got by the Mercury, 73-69. Jewell Loyd and Breanna Stewart each scored 15 points, as did rookie Jordin Canada, who also had five steals, three assists, three rebounds and one blocked shot.
The Liberty saw four in double figures in their 81-75 win over the Sparks, including 19 from rookie Kia Nurse.
This class of 2018 is perhaps the best in league history.
The Sun routed the Wings, 79-58.
No preseason games tomorrow.
WNBA team news:
The new Indiana Fever are young, happy and hungry.
WNBA player news:
Overseas trips in the offseason helped Sun players raise their game.
Rebekkah Brunson’s secret to success is veganism.
Rookie diary from the Sky’s Gabby Williams.
Undrafted Ivey Slaughter is relying on her toughness to make the Aces roster.
A record four Ivy League players are trying to make WNBA teams.
WNBA front office news:
Bethany Donaphin has been named head of WNBA league operations.
Former NBA great Kevin Garnett authentically embraces female athetes on his “Area 21” show.
College player news:
Arike Ogunbowale was eliminated from the “Dancing With the Stars” competition last night.
Sabrina Haines is transferring from ASU.
Maryland transfer Aja Ellison has gone to Texas A&M.
Deja Cage and VInisha Sherrod will transfer from DePaul.
TCU transfer Mikayla Christian had landed at Nevada.
College coach news:
Chattanooga’s Jim Foster is retiring after 40 years and 900 wins.
UAB coach Randy Norton has signed a five-year contract extension.
Assistant coach Mark Mitchell is leaving Ohio State.
Maryland’s new assistant coach is Karen Blair.
College conference news:
Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott is the highest paid in that position in any conference.