It’s about to be a weird season

Teams are allowing very few, if any, fans this season. Media will be kept at a distance, and will sometimes be the only spectators in the arena. It will be great to see hoops back next week, but believe it: this will be a weird season.


College team news:


Five burning questions for the season.


Media has tabbed South Carolina as the SEC champs.


Can anyone in conference challenge the Gamecocks?


ACC storylines.


Pac-12 preview.


Maryland has national championship aspirations.


The Terps enter the season focusing on what they can control.


UConn will only go as far as Olivia Nelson-Ododa and Christyn Williams go.


The Huskies are excited to get going.


NC State has a tough path if they want to repeat last year's ACC championship.


Gonzaga is reloaded and ready for a deep NCAA run.


Senior leadership will be crucial for BYU this year.


Buffalo is ready to begin the season.


App State is looking to turn a corner.


ECU is gearing for their season opener.


Kansas State has rescheduled their preseason exhibition due to COVID protocols.


Illinois State has paused activities due to limited numbers after following COVID protocols.


Seton Hall has canceled three games due to positive COVID tests.


Wright State has canceled two games due to COVID testing protocols.


College player news:


Rhyne Howard is motivated for a big season at Kentucky.


Michigan State's Nia Clouden and Mardrekia Cook discuss heading into the unknown.


Iowa captain Zion Sanders looks to set a good example.


La Salle's Kayla Spruill and her big jump.


Pitt preview: the guards.


College coach news:


Dawn Staley's diary: starting back at one.


Geno Auriemma's early imperfections drive him.


Courtney Banghart is working to develop depth at North Carolina in year two.


Todd Starkey is still positive about Kent State.


Jessica Breland has joined Duke's staff as operations intern.