Storylines for opening day

College team news:

South Carolina unveiled their championship banner and distributed rings before their opener tonight.

Five big predictions for the Gamecocks.

Four bold predictions for LSU.

Can Oregon be a better team with less-proven talent?

New-look UCLA is ready to get back to their defensive and winning ways.

ESPN makes predictions, picks, and throws out questions about the season.

The biggest questions in college hoops.

College basketball has a lot of talent at the top.

College player news:

Cameron Brink is guided by basketball, mental health and family.

How a simple question changed Hailey Van Lith’s approach to basketball.

Azzi Fudd and Lou Lopez Senechal showed UConn’s perimeter potential in yesterday’s exhibition.

Moira Joiner is relishing her return to Michigan State.

A list of must-win players.

Playing above the rim has become more common in college hoops.

College coach news:

Amaka Agugua-Hamilton and Felisha Legette-Jack have a bond reconnected in the ACC.

WNBA coach news:

The Wings finally announced their hire of Latricia Trammell as head coach.

The timing for Trammell was finally right.

The Sun are reportedly set to hire Stephanie White as their new head coach.