No upsets on first day, but eye-catchers: yes

#17 Nebraska ground down UCLA, 77-49.

#13 Penn State thumped St. Francis in a high-scoring game, 117-77. Maggie Lucas paced the Lions with 33 points.

More scores:

#4 Tennessee 67, Middle Tennessee 57

#7 Kentucky 75, Marist 61

#8 Maryland 78, South Florida 70

#9 Cal 70, Long Beach State 51

#11 Oklahoma 78, Stetson 60

Other news:

SLAM’s top 10 rankings.

At Ohio State, interconnected players hope their hard work will pay off. Keys to the season for the Buckeyes.

Quick guards will be the focus of Texas Tech’s offense.

Dartmouth is set to make a good first impression with a new staff.

Five questions with Vanderbilt coach Melanie Balcomb.

Baylor is staying close to home in preconference play, so they can grow.

Oakland’s Michele Hayes has been granted a waiver by the NCAA, and will be eligible to play this year.

Richmond’s Amber Battle and Tracy Akers have been medically disqualified from basketball, and will retire.

Florida sophomore January Miller is shooting for a big season.

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