Upsets shaking up some tournaments

Department of “whoa!”:

Colorado stunned #8 Oregon State in the Pac 12 quarterfinals, 68-65.

LSU upset #18 Texas A&M, 71-65, in the SEC quarters.

#24 Northwestern upended #23 Rutgers, 62-57, in the Big Ten quarters.

#12 Kentucky put away #11 Mississippi State, 76-67, SEC quarters.

More results……

Pac 12:

#19 Stanford held off UCLA, 67-62.

#9 Arizona State trampled Washington State, 67-48.

At halftime, Cal leads Washington, 32-23.

ACC:

#10 Louisville needed an overtime to outlast #15 North Carolina, 77-75, in the quarterfinals.

#2 Notre Dame routed Miami, 77-61.

#16 Duke advanced past Wake Forest, 77-68.

Big Ten:

Ohio State defeated Minnesota, 83-71, despite a triple-double from Amanda Zahui B.

#4 Maryland beat Michigan State, 70-60, in the quarterfinals.

#14 Iowa downed Nebraska, 74-65.

SEC:

#5 Tennessee dropped Georgia, 75-41, in the quarterfinals.

#3 South Carolina pounded Arkansas, 58-36.

A-10:

#21 George Washington took care of St. Louis, 77-63, in the quarterfinals.

Big 12:

Kansas State pulled away from Kansas, 57-49, in the first round of the tournament.

West Virginia routed Texas Tech, 59-40.

Full scoreboard.

Mighty Princeton:

#13 Princeton thrashed Cornell, 80-37, and tied an Ivy League record for best start, at 28-0.

Player news:

Duke senior Elizabeth Williams has won the Kay Yow Award as the ACC women’s basketball scholar athlete of the year.

South Florida junior point guard Shalethia Stringfield found a new male role model after her father’s death.

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