Opening day!

College season is finally here!!!!!!!!! I’m SO excited!

Scoreboard:

Tennessee 63
Louisville 50

Baylor 83
FIU 36

UCLA 55
San Diego State 48

Xavier 84
South Carolina 65

USC 79
Gonzaga 73

Ohio State 84
Temple 75

Cal 66
Rutgers 57

…..just to name a few.

Budding star alert: we may have another Candace Parker-type on our hands in orange country. Freshman Meighan Simmons scored 22 points in tonight’s Lady Vol win. This is similar to what she’s been doing in Tennessee’s exhibition games.

UCLA had to rally to beat San Diego State.

Rutgers appears to be dead, and Cal looks like its rising again.

Earlier, ESPN’s Mechelle Voepel wrote about Baylor.

ESPN writers made their conference champion picks for the year, and they look very similar.

They also made mid-major picks.

Kara Lawson and Carolyn Peck discussed the season that is upon us.

ESPN also predicted this year’s All-Americans.

And in case you missed my Pac-10 previews, hoopfeed.com has consolidated them here.

1 COMMENT

  1. Went down to SD for our game. It was NOT pretty on any level. 16 turnovers = unacceptable. 13 missed freethrows = embarassingly unacceptable. When you add in incredibly shoddy officating, and team frustration – it was just not pretty.

    But they did up their intensity in the 2nd half and went on a defensive tear, which led to their win.

    UCLA has a lot of potential, but they have some kinks to work out. I think they will make some noise, but could also potentially lose some games due to lack of focus.

    BTW did you see they have the #5 recruiting class for next season… The future seems bright.

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