The news keeps pounding down

Today’s results:

#3 Baylor 77, #23 Oklahoma State, 64.

#8 Texas 55, Kansas 41.

#18 Ohio State 94, Penn State 64.

Central Michigan beat Buffalo in the battle of the MAC leaders, 86-79.

Oklahoma 68, Kansas State 49.

All scores.

Tomorrow’s schedule features some huge showdowns.

College team news:

Florida Gulf Coast is rgw last DI school unbeaten in league play in both men’s and women’s basketball.

UConn and South Carolina face off tomorrow.

Azura Stevens will join the Gamecock-Husky block party.

Lady Vol hoops report.

Tennessee’s recovery will boil down to each possession.

The Oregon Ducks are learning to live life without Lexi Bando.

It’s February now, and urgency is increasing for Iowa.

Ohio State keeps pushing, despite a short bench.

After gaining attention, Nebraska looks to keep it during a homestand.

It’s a must-see February for the Huskers.

Gonzaga carries a 12-game winning streak into a challenging week.

Kentucky’s next opponent leads the league in steals, and they are uniquely equipped for the challenge.

International experience fuels Syracuse.

Ashland looks to set the DII all-time longest winning streak mark tomorrow.

College player news:

Kelsey Mitchell by the numbers.

Mitchell moved up to fourth on the NCAA all-time scoring list tonight.

You need to know about Asia Durr.

Baylor’s Lauren Cox says she controls her diabetes – not the other way around.

South Carolina sophomore Tyasha Harris is working hard for more.

Syracuse alum Alexis Peterson has advice for Tiana Mangakahia: shoot more.

The ‘Kat’ and ‘KoKo’ show is a hit for Notre Dame.

Robert Morris’ Honoka Ikematsu is one of the best shooters in women’s basketball.

Jillian Dunston’s “dirty work” is essential for Michigan.

Oregon State’s freshmen continue to grow.

Hannah Caudill is about to break Montana State’s all-time assists record.

Pac-12 juniors are stepping up.

UCLA guard Jordin Canada heads up the NCAA’s starting five this week.

College coach news:

The contract of ASU coach Charli Turner Thorne has been extended through 2021-2022.

Colorado coach JR Payne sees positive signs as the Buffs look to end a losing streak.

South Carolina-Missouri rivalry/feud:

Dawn Staley counters Tiger athletic director Jim Sterk’s accusations, calling them “serious and false.”

Staley denied Sterk’s claims.

South Carolina AD Ray Tanner demanded Sterk retract his statements.

Staley defended the Gamecock fan base.

A timeline of the feud.

An even more thorough explanation.

WNBA news:

Mystics post Emma Meesseman will sit out the 2018 season.

Natalie Achonwa Q&A, as she is playing in South Korea.

In her first season abroad, Brionna Jones is growing her game in Russia.

Katie Douglas has opened a fitness studio.

Bonus:

The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee will have their second top 16 reveal tomorrow.

Jordan Brand’s breakout women’s season is coming in the spring.