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Holdsclaw embraces role of mental health advocate

The documentary "Mind/Game: The Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw" chronicles the basketball star's battle against the stigma of mental illness.

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Pencil them in

Notre Dame, South Carolina and Tennessee join UConn on the top line as No. 1 seeds in Charlie Creme's preseason Bracketology. Baylor, Florida State, Ohio State and Stanford are 2-seeds.

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No surprise at No. 1

The countdown is complete. We've been counting down all week on the way to the best five players in the nation. A pair of UConn Huskies put the finishing touches on espnW's list of the top 25 players.


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Final: UW 77, TxTech 73. Plum with 35 and a perfect 12-of-12 at the FT line, doing what she does best. 3 games over 30 already this year.

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To further illustrate Plum has 10 pts at half against TxTech. 8 are on FT's. She's 1-of-8 from the field. Tech leads 38-30.

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This South Point Shootout has featured 2 lefty PG's named Kelsey who just know how to get to the FT line-Mitchell & Plum 2 of the best

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I know the Cardinals are very young, but did anyone see them starting 1-3? And 2 of next 3 are against ranked teams.

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Fordham just finally ended a 21-0 Orange run. SU now has total control upping the pace and intensity with a full court defense

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For the second straight game SU has let a team get back into the game, but late 3's by Peterson & Butler have them up 6 over Fordham at H.