College More COVID sadness By Sue Favor - November 23, 2020 Facebook Twitter Linkedin COVID sadness: FAMU has canceled the season due to COVID concerns. Middle Tennessee has canceled their first two games after two positive COVID tests. Utah has paused activities after a positive COVID test. UConn has postponed their first four games after a positive COVID test. Coastal Carolina’s opener has been canceled due to positive COVID tests. UMass Lowell has paused activities after a positive COVID test. Albany has postponed their first three games due to COVID concerns. Iowa State coach Bill Fennelly is in quarantine after coming into contact with someone who has COVID, and he will miss the first part of the season. More college team news: The SEC will use cutting-edge technology in an effort to combat COVID. What could have been and what still can be for Oregon. Louisville has found a replacement for its season opener. Arizona State is counting on its juniors to be ready for larger roles. Undeterred by roster changes, Maryland aims for another Big Ten title. Iowa State has high expectations for their freshmen. How Georgia is handling protocols to limit potential issues. Iowa’s projected lineup is full of youth. Buffalo preview. Florida has five new players this season. Xavier looks to improve. Oklahoma notebook. Also, Sooner preview. Quinnipiac is making the best of a frustrating situation. Breaking down Nebraska’s storylines. George Washington will lean on experienced players for consistency. The Big Ten has, at last, released their 20-game conference schedule. Conferences are joining forces on testing procedures for officials. College player news: ESPN ranks the top 25 players. Miami preview: the juniors. Miami preview: the seniors. Player’s Court: Christianna Carr, Kansas State. Natasha Mack will be the new face of Oklahoma State. Monika Czinano is embracing new challenges for Iowa. College coach news: Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer will make all-time wins history quietly. VanDerveer is on the cusp of the record. How Dawn Staley built her second No. 1 draft class in three years. Tennessee coach Kellie Harper views this unorthodox season with hope. Rider coach Lynn Milligan says her team is reloading, not rebuilding. Anita Howard is making progress in building Georgia Southern. Lindy La Rocque is embracing the challenges in her first year at UNLV. Hall of Fame girls basketball coach Rose Battaglia has died at 91. WNBA news: Cynthia Cooper wants her respect too.