Decisions, picks being made

College team news:

Louisville is “extremely deep” headed into the season.

Notre Dame preview.

The South Dakota schools are once again atop the Summit League polls.

Indiana’s front court has a new look without Brenna Wise.

Five takeaways from the start of Penn practices.

The season is providing challenges for Delaware.

Colorado has a complete team.

Marist is still not up to speed.

College player news:

Laeticia Amihere may be ready for a breakout season at South Carolina.

Newcomer Kylee Blacksten is fitting in with the Buffs.

College program news:

Bethune-Cookman has become the first DI school to opt out of sports for the entire season.

College conference news:

Gonzaga is picked to win the WCC this year.

The ASUN Conference will shift to a single-site format for its season, but the location hasn’t been revealed.

Black assistant coaches in the Big 12 have formed an alliance focused on education and support.

College coach news:

Niele Ivey wants to establish a culture leading up to Notre Dame’s season.

Kansas State coaches aided in the formation of the Big 12 Black assistant coaches alliance.

WNBA news:

By speaking out, WNBA players have altered the Georgia Senate race.