Remember how last night was close game night? Tonight resulted in blowouts in several instances.
#2 Texas 88, Louisiana Tech 54
#5 South Carolina 101, Western Carolina 43. It was the 400th career win for Gamecock coach Dawn Staley.
#9 Baylor 90, #20 Kentucky 63.
#12 Tennessee 77, Central Arkansas 34.
#14 Duke squandered a 17-point lead and had to step on it in the final minutes to upset #8 Ohio State, 69-60. The Buckeyes can never seem to get to the next level.
There were some close matchups:
Rutgers 57, NC State 53.
Clemson 67, Nebraska 66.
Dreake 83, Iowa State 80.
Northern Colorado, 79, BYU 74 (OT).
St. Mary’s 74, Boise State 72.
Syracuse 81, Northwestern 74. The Orange are 7-0.
Old Dominion and first-year coach Nikki McCray-Penson got their first win over the season as they beat Coppin State, 75-67.
Miami 67, Michigan State 57.
Georgia Tech 68, Purdue 55.
LSU 48, Texas Tech 40.
College team news:
College player news:
Notre Dame freshman forward Mikayla Vaughn tore her ACL in practice Tuesday and is out for the season. She averaged 8 points and 4.3 rebounds per game. The Irish are having tough luck this year.
College coach news:
Suitors are prepped for the New York Liberty sale. The team is expected to stay in town.