Jeanette Pohlen – aka she of the heart attack shots – helped lift Stanford past fighting Gonzaga today. Big Ogwumike (Nnemkadi) put up 21 points and pulled down 14 rebounds for the trees in the 84-78 victory. Hey, maybe Stanford can lose after all.
Someday UConn will lose too, but it wasn’t today. Maya Moore scored 30 to lead the Huskies past Georgia Tech, 71-51. Their winning streak stands at 81.
Tennessee cruised past Arizona State today, lead by the dunkin-in-practice, hard-working Glory Johnson.
Notre Dame lost their second straight game, as Kentucky beat them 81-76.
Purdue won the preseason WNIT with a 67-58 victory over DePaul. They’re now 4-0.
In other scores, Florida State beat Vanderbilt 72-66. Duke thrashed Western Kentucky, Texas killed Boston University and North Carolina annihilated Western Carolina.
A little bit of yesterday:
Trinity Valley CC walked away with the WNIT championship, beating Central Arizona 81-70. Sha’Kayla Caples had 24, Jenea Barrett 13, and Kejuana Gardner 12 for TVCC. Ashley Mitchell (another SoCal product) had 17 points for Central Arizona.
Marist is off to a hot start – they’ve won three in a row.
A little bit of last week:
ESPN’s Graham Hays recaps.
The athletic director at Florida Gulf Coast University won’t grant one freshman’s request for a transfer.