Much to read as the season gets closer

Much to read as the season gets closer

College team news:

Why South Carolina is poised to enter elite territory.

San Jose State is ready for change under new coach April Phillips.

Ranked and ready, Princeton is ready to go deeper into March.

Momentum from last year’s WNIT run is bolstering South Dakota State going into the season.

Rutgers enters a new era…..some say¬†it’s a season of mystery.

North Carolina A&T hopes to further its success in a new conference.

Arizona State is eyeing a return to prominence.

Huskies preview.

Longwood preview.

SIU preview.

Holy Cross is motivated and excited going into the year.

Lead by defense, Georgetown is ready for a resurgence.

The 10 most significant non-conference games.

College player news:

Ashley Owusu has had a change in perspective.

Who is ready to replace Shakira Austin at Ole Miss? Madison Scott is ready to answer the call.

Michelle Sidor is looking to be the next breakout senior at Michigan.

Caroline Ducharme will miss the first week of UConn’s season with an injury……freshman forward Ayanna Patterson is “Jedi-focused” in preparing for the season.

Confident Frida Formann is ready for her third season with Colorado.

Arizona forward Lauren Ware has reinjured her knee, had surgery, and will miss the season.

Ten Bay Area players to watch this year.

The Naismith Trophy watch list.

College coach news:

How Kellie Harper’s past is shaping the Lady Vols’ future.

Why Louisville coach Jeff Walz is finally ready to answer “the question.”

Virginia Tech’s Kenny Brooks has become the standard for Black male coaches in WBB.

Texas A&M is making the transition under new coach Joni Taylor.

Washington State is in a good spot under coach Kamie Ethridge.

How will BYU fare under new coach Amber Whiting?

Temple has big plans under Diane Richardson.

So begins the last hurrah for longtime Marist coach Brian Giorgis.

Q&A with new Harvard coach Carrie Moore.

WNBA news:

The Fever have announced Christie Sides as their new head coach.

Five things to know about Sides.