Tough news day

Painful times:

The Ivy League is cancelling all winter sports.

Kentucky coach Matthew Mitchell, who had brain surgery last summer, has retired.

Too many player opt-outs has forced CSUN to cancel its season.

College team news:

ESPN predicts which teams and players will make the biggest jumps this season.

They also have a college hoops preview.

The CAA preseason poll has JMU on top.

Gonzaga is ready for a contentious season.

NC State is ready to live up to lofty expectations.

Kansas State is still working through the coronavirus.

Newcomers are adding buzz at Northern Iowa.

The Panthers hope to once again ascend the MVC ladder.

Austin Peay returns experience and leadership.

Montana State preview.

Details for the Mohegan Sun bubble tournament are out.

College player news:

The AP’s preseason All-America team is stacked.

The Katrina McClain Award watch list is out.

Virginia transfer Shemera Williams is headed to USC.

Early enrollee, Australian Georgia Baldwin, has joined the Eastern Kentucky roster.

Meet the three freshmen of Boston College.

An NCAA official has warned against player-based betting.

College coach news:

Geno Auriemma says adding Azzi Fudd may spark UConn.

How Vic Schaefer built a Houston connection.

Recruiting news:

Getting to know Azzi Fudd.