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Sunday Links: Joanne Boyle's First Win At Virginia, Notre Dame Forces 46 Turnovers, Talisa Rhea's Seattle U Debut

Just catching up on some of the scores from the weekend with a few links:

  • Tim Mulholland of SB Nation's Streaking the Lawn has a report from the Virginia Cavaliers' first game in the post-Debbie Ryan era on Friday night. New coach Joanne Boyle was victorious in her first game, but the team is apparently still a work in progress. Read more >>>
  • Curt Rallo of the South Bend Tribune reports on Notre Dame's 81-61 victory over Akron on Friday night. As the headline states, they forced 46 turnovers but that was tempered by 27 of their own and general offensive struggles. Read more >>>
  • The Seattle University Redhawks also got off to a good start in coach Joan Bonvicini's quest to earn the program's first NCAA postseason bid with a hard-fought 60-55 win on Friday night. Transfer Talisa Rhea made an immediate impact with 20 points and 12 rebounds. Chuckarelei was there to provide a photo gallery as well. Read more >>>
  • Scott Johnson of the Kitsap Sun sums up an unfortunately all-too-familiar scene over the last few years in Seattle: a smaller squad coming into Hec Edmundson Pavilion and getting a win against the Washington Huskies.This time that squad was UC Davis who also spoiled coach Kevin McGuff's first game in Seattle on Friday. Read more >>>
  • The Buckeye Battle Cry has a thorough preview of Ohio State's season in advance of their season opener today against Tennessee State. The relatively young team is led by senior point guard Samantha Prahalis, who could help lead a faster attack than usual with Jantel Lavender having graduated. Read more >>>

Of course there are other links from around the nation. Feel free to drop 'em in the comments.