Interesting night in the WNBA…….
The Sun topped the Aces, 76-62, to clinch a playoff berth and take the top spot in league standings.
The Lynx snapped their losing streak by beating the Storm, 76-70. Sylvia Fowles led the way with 29 points and 20 rebounds.
The Sky defeated the Dream, 86-79.
The Mystics shellacked the Sparks, 78-68.
WNBA team news:
Washington’s playoff push will come without the return of Emma Meesseman.
WNBA player news:
A sprained ankle sustained in last night’s game will keep Sami Whitcomb out of action for 10-14 days.
Diana Taurasi and Sabrina Ionescu are finally healthy at the same time for their first WNBA meeting.
WNBA coach news:
Bill Laimbeer said he was looking for alcohol after a recent hellish Aces trip.
College conference news:
The Pac-12, Big Ten and ACC will form a collaborative alliance.
The alliance is meant to stabilize a volatile environment.
It’s not clear what the three conferences are doing, but they’re doing it together.
College player news:
Caitlin Clark developed leadership skills with USA Basketball this summer.
College coach news:
New Wittenberg coach Tamika Jeter is excited about her first recruiting class.