Previewing the weekend

College team news:

Tennessee and Texas face big questions as their rivalry resumes.

Two undefeateds: Louisville is ready to face Kentucky.

West Virginia heads to Pitt for a backyard brawl.

UConn will look to Kyla Irwin against Seton Hall, as Megan Walker is out.

Nebraska faces challenges despite their recent win.

The beginning of Kansas State basketball, 50 years in the making.

College player news:

A high-scoring trio is carrying the unbeaten Kentucky Wildcats.

Gopher international players are bonding over distance.

Graduate transfar Recee Caldwell has been on point for Cal.

The importance of Gabby Burris’ versatility for Ohio’s offense.

Pitt senior Aysia Bugg is out indefinitely due to blood clots.

College coach news:

Gopher coach Lindsay Whalen says her team’s No. 14 ranking shows good progress.

Megan Duffy has guided Miami to its best start in 37 years.

Drake graduate manager Chantel Osahor has a new blog post.

Three particularly notable scores:

3-5 Dayton took down 6-2 Buffalo, 72-59

UCLA snapped a four-game losing streak by grinding out an 89-80 win over Fresno State

LMU ran past CSUN, 72-53

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule

WNBA news:

The Maya Moore x Air Jordan 10 “Court Lux” releases Dec. 22.

Kia Nurse has started an elite girls basketball program in Canada because she wants to give kids there opportunities to play at the highest levels.

Podcast with new Sparks coach Derek Fisher.

Today’s press conference announcing Fisher as the new coach was oddly revealing.


UConn will retire Rebecca Lobo’s number.

Lindsay Allen is making all the right moves for the Melbourne Boomers.

Lisa Willis has passed her first big test as a high school coach.