Ready to go

All 12 teams are back in action tomorrow…….

WNBA team news:

The Aces are ready to resume the season after a successful Olympic break.

The Sky are locked in on a championship push.

The Mystics are edging back to full strength, and they are set to contend.

The post-Olympic pressure to win is on for the Mercury.

The Dream have a completely different team to open the second half of the season.

The Sun begin the next part of the season in Dallas.

WNBA player news:

Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart will sit out of tomorrow’s game against the Sky.

Bird and Stewart define winning.

Nneka Ogwumike is excited to return to action.

Sami Whitcomb has always been improving, and has nothing to prove.

Layshia Clarendon thrives on the court while embracing many roles.

Aari McDonald is excited to return to Arizona as a WNBA player.

U19 news:

The USA beat Hungary, 75-42, and Australia put away Mali, 62-50, to advance to the final tomorrow.

Other scores:

Canada 66, Russia 58

Czech Republic 66, Spain 63

Japan 88, Italy 51

France 103, Egypt 35

Chinese Taipei 86, Brazil 70

Korea 57, Argentina 48

College coach news:

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley will get a new contract and a pay raise.