Wins-losses inspire new questions, answer old ones

Upsets:

LSU tripped up #16 Missouri, 69-65.

Virginia downed NC State, 73-63.

Undefeateds:

#3 Louisville held off #17 Duke, 66-60. The Cardinals are 17-0.

#5 Mississippi State routed Arkansas, 11-69. The Bulldogs are 16-0.

#7 Tennessee pushed past Auburn, 70-59. The Lady Vols are 14-0.

More results:

#2 Notre Dame fended off Miami, 83-76.

#4 South Carolina dominated Mississippi, 88-62.

#10 Ohio State handled Minnesota, 91-75. (Gophers freshman Destiny Pitts had a career-high 28 points).

#13 Maryland took care of #18 Iowa, 80-64.

#19 Texas A&M gave Kentucky their seventh straight loss, 74-70.

All scores.

Old questions answered:

Iowa probably isn’t quite ready to knock off Maryland.

Yep: Louisville, Mississippi State and Tennessee ARE that good. The Lady Vols can close out down the stretch now, when the going gets tough.

Destiny Pitts is one of the best freshmen in the country.

Yes, the SEC will be wild this year.

Northern Colorado appears to be for real.

New questions:

How long can Louisville, Tennessee, Mississippi State and UConn remain undefeated?

Notre Dame has been unbelievably cursed with injuries this year. How long will they be able to keep winning?

Minnesota has had a rough start in Big Ten play, after a stellar preconference showing. Will they pick it back up?

When will Kentucky stop the bleeding?

When will Detroit Mercy win a game?

Tomorrow’s schedule includes Pac-12 play, so we’re excited.