Women in Sports T’was the night before round one of the playoffs By Sue Favor on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Playoffs: Schedule, how to watch and key storylines. The playoff field is set. The Aces and Storm are favorites for a title showdown. The Sky will face the Sun tomorrow. Connecticut rose into the playoffs after a slow start. Sun playoff preview. The Mercury’s playoff chances rely heavily on Diana Taurasi and Skylar Diggins-Smith. As the playoffs begin, the Lynx await their opponent. Awards: The WNBA’s peak performer awards go to Arike Ogunbowale for scoring, Candace Parker for rebounding and Courtney Vandersloot for assists. ESPN’s pick for season awards. Myisha Hines-Allen and A’ja Wilson are the Eastern and Western Conference players of the week. WNBA player news: Courtney Vandersloot was credited one missed assist, upping her average for the season to a league-best 10 per game average. WNBA coach news: Curt Miller is back in his element as the playoffs dawn. NCAA news: The DI Council is expected to vote Wednesday to move the start of college basketball season to Nov. 21. College team news: Colorado’s new normal. How adversity has brought about solidarity at Penn State. College coach news: Tennessee coach Kellie Harper: “I really like my roster now.” Krista Gerlich has announced her coaching staff at Texas Tech. 0 Previous Post Next Post Related Posts Women in Sports Big scoring, big games Women in Sports Preview: Evans and No. 1 Louisville host Mangakahia and No. 23 Syracuse Women in Sports Preview: Will new Husky Evina Westbrook put on a show vs. former Lady Vols?