Washington's Kristi Kingma and her Pac-12 record 11 3-pointers Friday might help the cause to prove the West Coast is more than just Stanford.
Notre Dame had the most high-profile win of the week, but these other five teams made the biggest statement as conference play opened.
Canadian export Danielle Lawrie was a force in the circle last season. She might just be unstoppable as a sophomore, writes Graham Hays.
It's not the same as lacing up her own sneakers again, but Washington's first-round win gave Kayla Burt at least one more day to be part of a college basketball team.