Media days explain all

College team news:

The AP preseason top 25 poll.

SEC projections.

Iowa State’s expectations start with the Final Four…….the hype around the team continues.

Texas describes what a successful season looks like.

UConn is still adjusting to the loss of Paige Bueckers.

South Dakota State, at No. 23, is ranked in the preseason top 25 for the first time.

The Sooners are pairing veteran experience with key newcomers.

A deep Alabama squad is unconcerned with being picked 10th in the SEC.

Kansas is happy to share their goals with anyone who will listen.

Seton Hall preview.

UMass is the A-10 favorite.

College player news:

The Ann Meyers Drysdale Award watch list is packed with talent.

Oklahoma’s Madi Williams is back, and even better than ever.

Taylor Mikesell is ready to lead Ohio State.

College coach news:

Why Sam Purcell contacted Vic Schaefer when hired at Mississippi State.

A fresh challenge makes this season different for Geno Auriemma, which keeps him going.

Kamie Ethridge’s contract has been extended by Washington State.

USC associate head coach Beth Burns is serving as interim head coach while Lindsay Gottlieb is on maternity leave.

WNBA player news:

On Brittney Griner’s birthday, pro and college coaches share stories about the detained star.

The Biden administration is working to secure her release.

“We are BG” keeps Griner’s name up front.

Chiney Ogwumike has extended her deal with ESPN and could start calling NBA games.