An upset (of course), and so much more

So #17 North Carolina upset #3 Duke, 89-78. Freshman Diamond DeShields lead the Heels with 30 points. She also pointedly yawned at the usual crazed Duke fans. (Is this kid really a freshman?). Check the photos on ESPN’s site.

#8 Tennessee stomped #16 Vanderbilt, 81-53.

Full scoreboard.

More college news:

South Florida coach Jose Fernandez is in the hospital after suffering an allergic reaction to medication.

UConn forward Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis suffered an elbow injury in yesterday’s trouncing of Louisville.

Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike blogs that disappointment can be a blessing.

As the season winds down, Michigan is struggling with inconsistency and inexperience.

Catching up with Louisville senior Asia Taylor.

Freshman Isis Thorpe is a fine surprise for VCU.

Kara Lawson breaks it down:

Teams in trouble, and the state of rivalries.

Wade Watch list adds ten names:

Joining the preseason list of 25 Wade Watch hopefuls are Tiffany Bias of Oklahoma State, Hallie Christofferson of Iowa State, Christina Foggie of Vanderbilt, Markeisha Gatling of N.C. State, Dearica Hamby of Wake Forest, Natasha Howard of Florida State, Alexis Jones of Duke, Tricia Liston of Duke, Jewell Loyd of Notre Dame, and Tiffany Mitchell of South Carolina.

Sad news:

Longtime WBCA director Betty Jaynes has passed away.

Los Angeles Sparks:

Nothing wrong with a little Magic.

WNBA:

Storm forward/center Lauren Jackson has undergone surgery on her knee and Achilles tendon, putting her WNBA season in doubt.

Great interview with Atlanta Dream GM Angela Taylor.

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