Day two

The usual whoopings by top 25 teams:

#1 UConn 89, Hartford 34

#3 Stanford 83, Boston College 71

#5 Louisville 101, Loyola (Ill) 54

#6 Notre Dame 99, UNCW 50

#10 Baylor, 110, Grambling State 55

#14 Dayton 89, UC Riverside 54

A couple of non-ranked teams might have been more interesting tonight:

Michigan outlasted Arizona in overtime, 73-71.

Oregon broke the Pac-12 scoring record with a 131-91 romp over Cal State Bakersfield.

DePaul and Auburn have started their seasons with wins.

Other college news:

Duke’s five returning starters are eying a Final Four trip. The freshmen are relying on their California roots.

Expectations are high for Oklahoma this season.

Oregon State is hoping their young players grow up fast this year.

Auburn veterans and newcomers are focused on gelling.

It’s Harvard’s time to shine this year.

A youth revolution will need to spark Northwestern.

Seattle University is looking to take the next step.

Western Kentucky players are competing for time.

Purdue junior Liza Clemons’ fiance was shot and killed last month.

Tomorrow a few more teams kick off the season, including Duke, Purdue and Iowa State.

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