The Campbell women’s basketball team has been voted the preseason favorite in the Big South Conference. Making the league’s preseason second team from the Lady Camels were Taya Bolden, Shy Tuelle and Luana Serranho. … The CU men are picked to finish 10th among 11 Big South teams. … Duke is scheduled to open its men’s basketball season at home against Gardner-Webb on Nov. 25. … No. 1 Alabama’s game at LSU and No. 5 Texas A&M’s matchup at Tennessee will not be played Saturday because of COVID-19 issues. … Tommy Heinsohn, who as a Boston Celtics player, coach and broadcaster over more than 60 years was with the team for all 17 of its NBA championships, died Tuesday at the age of 86. … Don Mattingly of Miami (National League) and Kevin Cash of Tampa Bay (American) have been named managers of the year in MLB.