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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018 file photo Pittsburgh's Yacine Diop, left, maintains control of a rebound as Florida State's Nicole Ekhomu reaches for the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Pittsburgh. Several college players are getting quite the education on the court playing against the best players at the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup. All of them hope to bring their experiences back to school next week when they return to campuses across the U.S. Diop has a great story to tell her new teammates at Louisville. She is headed their as a graduate transfer as playing at Pitt. Diop helped Senegal beat Latvia on Sunday and advance out of pool play for the first time in the country's history. In fact it was the first time in FIBA history that an African team won a preliminary round game. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, file)

College players getting on court education at World Cup

- Associated Press

Kitija Laksa and Digna Strautmane, along with about a half dozen other college players, are getting quite the education on the court playing against the best players at the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.

NC State looks to transfers for help on overhauled roster

- Associated Press

Devon Daniels, C.J. Bryce and Blake Harris spent the better part of last season leading North Carolina State's practice team and working on their games - along with their ability to stay patient - while sitting out as transfers.

FILE - In this March 4, 2017, file photo, Texas guard Andrew Jones dribbles the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Baylor, in Austin, Texas. Jones, who is battling leukemia, is practicing with the Longhorns but is still held out of some drills as he continues to regain strength, coach Shaka Smart said Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas, File)

Jones practicing with Texas after leukemia treatments

- Associated Press

Texas junior guard Andrew Jones is a limited participant in practice as he continues to regain strength following his diagnosis with leukemia, coach Shaka Smart said Monday.

Women's World Cup gets underway in Spain

- Associated Press

The FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup gets underway on Saturday with eight games. The U.S. will tip off against Senegal in its quest for a third consecutive championship, something the Americans have never done in their storied history.