NCAA, teams gearing up

NCAA news:

The DI women’s basketball committee is reviewing planning efforts for the upcoming season, and championship.

A rule change will give the top seed the most rest.

College conference news:

After years of competing for titles, the Big 12 is trying to rise above recent mediocrity.

Twenty things to know about Big Ten women’s basketball coaching contracts.

College team news:

Indiana, Ohio State and others are eager to mix it up with Iowa in the Big Ten race.

Iowa got a boost when Kate Martin and Gabbie Marshall decided to return.

South Carolina is building a super-team to take on LSU.

College player news:

A look at some of the top freshman from around the country.

What Nika Muhl means to UConn.

Lauren Hansen is transitioning to the point guard role for Michigan.

How Clemson’s Danielle Rauch went from assistant coach to point guard.

College coach news:

Q&A with Kelly Graves.

WNBA player news:

Q&A with Alysha Clark.