The U.S. women were far from perfect Monday. But with veteran guards Sue Bird and Lindsay Whalen leading the way -- and Odyssey Sims and Skylar Diggins seemingly on deck -- Team USA is edging closer to being ready for the world championship.
Six college players are among the 33-player pool released by USA Basketball on Monday that will be taken into consideration for the 2014 World Championship and 2016 Olympic teams.
A pair of perfectionist coaches led their teams into Big Monday. And though the game was far from perfect, both UConn and Baylor benefited from it.
From a comedian off the court to an emerging leader on it, there are many sides to Brittney Griner -- the one obvious, unanimous pick as ESPN.com's preseason player of the year.