Parity in the East is so strong that even little winning streaks aren't enough to give teams an upper hand. But in the West, Seattle is still the gold standard, despite a two-game skid.
It's no secret Donna Orender has been considering going back to her golf roots as a candidate to become commissioner of the LPGA Tour. But on Sunday, the WNBA president of nearly five years has decided to stay put.
It was a game some suspected might end North Carolina's perfect start. Instead, the Tar Heels simply chewed up and spit out Virginia.
Thursday's spirited effort from NC State tipped off a few big days of women's hoops in the Triangle, including Monday's 1-2 showdown between UConn and UNC.
Texas A&M won the Big 12 tournament for the first time last season and reached the Elite Eight. Can the Aggies approximate such success again in 2009? Don't bet against it.
Yes, Alison Bales is 6 feet, 7 inches tall. But who she is and how she became comfortable with her size are much more intriguing than how tall the Duke senior stands.