Big performances lead to important wins

Today’s game results:

The Dream routed the Sky, 81-63, behind Tiffany Hayes’ 22 points. It was the first win for coach Nicki Collen, and the Dream’s first win this year.

The domination of Sylvia Fowles led the Lynx past the Wings, 76-68. She had 20 points and 20 rebounds.

Jewell Loyd’s 29 points paced the Storm over the Mercury, 87-71. It was the first win as Storm coach for Dan Hughes, and the first win of the season for Seattle.

Tomorrow’s schedule and previews:

Sparks at Sun

Mystics at Fever

The Sun look to remain undefeated as they welcome the Sparks.

The Ogwumike sisters are ready for their first on-court meeting since 2016.

WNBA team news:

First impressions of each team.

Check the videos in this post.

The Chicago Sky is changing their culture.

WNBA player news:

The top five trades in league history, according to ESPN.

Diana Taurasi isn’t done yet.

Alyssa Thomas is getting her shooting righted.

Q&A with Kelsey Mitchell.

The Jordan Brand and Minneapolis are in discussion for permanent display of the Maya Moore billboard.

College player news:

Tori Williams has transferred from Utah to Colorado State.

A Spain player has joined the Ohio State Buckeyes. They seem to be reloading with grad transfers.

College coach news:

Podcast with Cincinnati coach Michelle Clark-Heard.

“High-fives and floor burns” earn UNCW coach Karen Barefoot a top recruiting class.

Stephanie Holt is a new assistant coach at UTSA.

Bucknell’s new assistant coach is Darren Guensch.

International news:

Canada Basketball president and CEO Michele O’Keefe has stepped down.