Almost-upset night

Several near-upsets tonight:

#6 Tennessee survived #10 Kentucky, 73-72.

#14 Texas needed two overtimes to get past #24 Oklahoma, 84-81.

#15 Nebraska held off Illinois, 59-57.

#20 Iowa edged Northwestern, 102-99. They broke the Big Ten three-poing single-game record in the process, with 19.

Routs:

#5 Maryland over Michgan, #1 South Carolina over Alabama, #4 Notre Dame over Virginia Tech, #8 Louisville over #23 Syracuse, and #18 Mississippi State over Vanderbilt.

More results:

#22 Rutgers downed Purdue, 58-49.

Wake Forest slipped by Clemson at the buzzer, 64-62.

Virginia beat NC State, 71-63.

Ohio State took down Wisconsin, 85-73.

Missouri rolled over Florida, 68-52.

UC Riverside defeated CSUN, 68-56.

Western Kentucky thumped Louisiana Tech, 82-66.

Arkansas edged Auburn, 52-47.

Full scoreboard.

Player news:

Michigan State is holding out Jasmine Hines for the rest of the season, due to lingering concussion symptoms.

Lindsay Allen has stepped up her game for Notre Dame.

Team news:

Oregon State is staying grounded during this highly-ranked season.

Texas can’t let injuries kill its season.

Ohio State’s young players are hungry to get better.

Virginia seeks remedy to easy mistakes.

Shannise Heady:

Eastern Michigan teams honored Shannise Heady last night. The 21-year-old guard was killed Sunday morning in a car accident.

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