Nutty night in the Pac-12:
#14 Arizona State upset #9 Stanford, 49-31, and held them to their lowest point total ever.
#15 UCLA knocked off #11 Oregon State, 71-51. Jordin Canada lead the way for the Bruins with 24 points, including perfect 4-4 three-point shooting.
Arizona knocked off #21 Cal, 57-52.
Utah, for whom most had low expectations, edged Washington, 88-83. Husky Kelsey Plum lead all scorers with 35 points.
Results like these always lead fans to speculate: they shouldn’t have been ranked that high in the first place, they should have been ranked higher, etc.
Fact is, the Pac-12 is a tough, tough conference right now. There are no nights off when facing any other team, because not only is the parity there, anything can happen.
More on the UCLA-OSU game – which I attended – later.
Iowa bettered Rutgers, 69-65.
USC downed Oregon, 74-67. It was Trojan coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke’s 200th career win.
Look what’s on tap tomorrow: #24 DePaul at #25 Seton Hall.
Tennessee discrimination lawsuit: