Links today focus on upcoming holiday tournaments, which I tried to find links to the live streams if possible.
- Buster Laing of the Freeport News – “Grand Bahamas’ First Newspaper” – previews the Junkanoo Jam, which features Duke, Gardner Webb, Iowa, Notre Dame, St. John’s, Temple, and USC. I highlight Laing’s article because it’s a perspective of someone who isn’t used to witnessing women’s basketball played at such a high level, which is interesting even if you think he shouldn’t be so surprised. Read more >>>
- Jayda Evans of the Seattle Times gives a preview of the Seattle U Thanksgiving Tournament, which will feature Akron, Loyola – Chicago, San Francisco, and the host Seattle U. Evans focuses on the fact that one Washington Huskies players still needs to Google Jennifer Azzi just to figure out who she was before coaching at USF. That tournament will be streamed online via GoSeattleU.com. Read more >>>
- SB Nation’s Anonymous Eagle posted a preview of Marquette’s games at the Paradise Jam, which actually kicked off yesterday with a loss to Washington State. Next up for them is Prairie View A&M;, who Michigan beat yesterday. Marquette will close out with Michigan. Click here for the full tournament schedule. Read more >>>
- The University of Hawai’i is hosting the Waikiki Beach Marriott Rainbow Wahine Showdown, which begins with Texas vs. Virginia and ends with Joanne Boyle’s Cavaliers facing her old team. Read more >>>
- UCLA will be staying in So Cal but traveling to Northridge for the Holiday Inn Thanksgiving Basketball Classic at Cal State Northridge. UCLA’s biggest game is against West Virginia today. Read more >>>
- SBN’s Hammer & Rails posted a preview of Purdue’s guards, a talented set even without injured post Drey Mingo. As he says, “This is a damn good team even if they’d never heard the name Drey.” Read more >>>
- Mike Peden of the Minneapolis Examiner, who also covers the Minnesota Lynx, wrote a nice piece about Minnesota native Kara Elofson coming “back home” to Minnesota last weekend. Read more >>>
Feel free to add your own links in the comments!