Entering the quiet zone

College team news:

The top-ranked Gamecocks bounce into the break undefeated, but the 16-game SEC slate awaits.

Where LSU stands heading into conference play.

New Mexico’s Mountain West championship rings were stolen when they were on a road trip.

UCLA has postponed two more games due to COVID protocols.

FGCU has lost a game after COVID forced their game against Fordham to be canceled.

Eastern Michigan has had to postpone another game due to COVID.

COVID concerns at Riverside have forced a game cancelation.

Rider has paused due to COVID.

How good is the Big Ten?

College player news:

Maryland’s Shyanne Sellers plays with no fear. Her mom made sure of that.

Foreign athletes are left out of the NIL windfall.

UConn transfer Mir McLean has committed to Virginia.

College coach news:

For Sam Breen, UMass coach Tony Verdi was the right coach at the right time.