Some of today’s scores are thought-provoking, to say the least.
#2 Texas 75, LSU 66.
#3 South Carolina 78, Rutgers 68. It was the first loss of the season for the Scarlet Knights. A’ja Wilson poured in 33 points for the Gamecocks.
#4 Louisville’s 115-51 rout of Murray State set a school scoring record.
#5 UCLA 64, Kansas State 55. Some amazing stats by the usual duo of Monique Billings and Jordin Canada.
Mercedes Russell and Jaime Nared led #12 Tennessee past Oklahoma State, 79-69.
Green Bay upset #24 Arizona State, 61-48. It was the second straight loss for the Sun Devils.
Washington outlasted Creighton, 67-64.
South Dakota State topped North Carolina State, 75-67. It was the Wolfpack’s first loss on the year.
Chattanooga handed Northwestern their first loss, 61-44.
Butler also gifted Virginia Tech with their first loss, 79-77.
Louisiana Tech beat Penn State, 71-59. It was the first loss for the Lions.
Syracuse has quietly gone 5-0, after an 84-78 win over Vanderbilt.
Loyola Marymount is also 5-0 after an 84-71 win over Miami, Ohio.
USC dropped Purdue, 58-46, to go 5-0.
Villanova and New Mexico are still undefeated.
Elon held off Alabama, 60-55.
Tomorrow’s schedule is packed again.
Good lord, I love this time of year for hoops.
College team news:
Versatile Victoria Gaines and Michigan State are entering a tough stretch.
Oregon hosts a big double-header tomorrow: the PK80 Invitational.
College player news:
Ohio State’s Kelsey Mitchell broke the NCAA record for three-point shots today.
Mikayla Pivec has embraced her point guard role at Oregon State.
Former college player news:
Former Cal star Tierra Rogers’ book chronicles her comeback from tragedy and trouble.