Turned down Thursday

WNBA player news:

Five under-the-radar picks to be excited about.

Rhyne Howard discusses her future in the league.

Lexie Hull is ready to start her WNBA career.

Evina Westbrook is ready for what’s next with the Storm.

The State Department says Brittney Griner is “doing about as well as can be expected” under the circumstances, since her arrest in February.

WNBA coach news:

The Becky Hammon era has begun for the Aces.

College player news:

Five-star recruit Saniya Rivers is transferring from South Carolina.

College coach news:

Princeton coach Carla Berube discusses her coaching style, tournament wins and identity.

Weber State has extended Velaida Harris’ contract through 2024-2025.

BYU coach Jeff Judkins is retiring after 21 seasons.

Shanele Stires is the new head coach at Cal Poly.

Rebecca Tillett comes to St. Louis from a family of coaches.

Khyreed Carter is a new assistant coach at Syracuse.