February 16, 2022 

Daily Briefing — Feb. 16, 2022: A-10, Big 12 doubleheader with title implications

Take cover, Cyclones are coming to Austin

Happy hump day! Welcome to The Next’s Daily Briefing, featuring the W Roundup, daily Watch List, and Yesterday’s Recap! Day 99 of college basketball is here, bringing you leg one of (effectively) the A-10 regular-season championship! Dayton heads east to Rhode Island, where Her Hoop Stats have the Rams as a 4.5-point favorite. Iowa State and Texas follows that; the Longhorns beat the Cyclones in their first meeting, the latter missing the Joens sisters due to their unvaccinated status following a COVID exposure. The Cyclones basically need a win here to stay a favorite for the Big 12 title, while Texas… well they’re basically already out.

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W Roundup

Free agency

  • Kalani Brown: Signed a minimum deal with Las Vegas.
  • Khaalia Hillsman: Signed a training-camp deal with Connecticut, per Galligan.
  • N’dea Jones: Signed a training-camp deal with Connecticut, per Galligan.
  • Astou Ndour-Fall: Will not play this year, per Galligan.

Visit our offseason trackers page to see all the other free agent moves, how they affect team’s caps, and more — in neat, colorful fashion!


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(All times in Eastern)

Watch List, Wednesday, Feb. 16

Must-watch

Dayton @ Rhode Island, 6 p.m., ESPN+

#6 Iowa State @ #14 Texas, 8 p.m., ESPN+

Good games

None

Also watchable

Fordham @ UMass, 7 p.m., ESPN+

Sickos games

None

Tuesday, Feb. 15 recap

No one had a triple-double, no one scored at least 30, no teams receiving votes played, and there weren’t even any upsets. Booooooo

Cancellations

  • None

Written by Em Adler

Em Adler (she/they) covers the WNBA at large and college basketball for The Next, with a focus on player development and the game behind the game.

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