College team news:
Projecting the Big Ten standings.
South Carolina knows the benefits and perils of Christmas break.
College player news:
Indiana star Brenna Wise and her father Stu have bonded through basketball.
Kiah Gillespie’s growth was evident in her homecoming last week.
Forward Borislava Hristova is a rare Pac-12 star for Washington State.
Bailey Greenberg is shooting even more for Drexel.
No jitters for these freshmen, who are all Maine natives.
College coach news:
Dawn Staley’s message to her Gamecocks for the holiday break: “think about basketball.”
The WNBA and WNBPA have extended their deadline to agree on a new CBA until Jan. 15, 2020. They are making “substantial progress,” they say.