Interesting opening day…..
Today’s game results:
#3 Oregon 115, Alaska-Fairbanks 36
#4 Baylor 100, Nicholls 39
#5 Louisville 102, Western Kentucky 80
#6 Mississippi State 88, Southeastern Missouri 53
#18 Syracuse 85, North Dakota 49
#19 Marquette 91, North Dakota 52
#22 South Florida 71, Ohio State 47
#24 Cal 80, Houston 79
Gardner-Webb 60, Florida 58
TCU 61, Duquesne 48
Auburn 97, Grambling State 48
Ole Miss 60, Norfolk State 42
North Alabama 74, Vanderbilt 71
North Carolina 100, Elon 69
Michigan State 99, Bowling Green 69
Northwestern 57, Green Bay 55
Idaho 88, CSUN 73
Colorado 77, Northern Colorado 69
Loyola Marymount 69, UCLA 63
It’s going to be a season like no other, where big dog shrink and smaller dogs become big. Buckle up.
Tomorrow’s game schedule.
College team news:
The loaded Irish look to defend their title.
Mississippi State remains the SEC favorite despite lineup losses.
Iowa is looking for Megan Gustafson’s Robin.
NC State aims to repeat their success.
Get to know Michigan State.
Is the new Kentucky like the old Kentucky? The Wildcats want to make the NCAA Tournament after last year’s down season.
Creighton could lean on newcomers to keep their offense clicking.
Experience and depth is pushing Purdue forward.
Grambling State enters the season in a new light, as SWAC favorites.
Ohio State faces a tough early schedule.
Syracuse also has a rough calendar.
Fresh faces and high expectations for Ball State.
UMaine prepares to defend their conference title.
A new coach and plenty of uncertainty greet UAlbany.
College player news:
UConn freshman Olivia Nelson-Ododa is adjusting to college.
USC has a sister act.
Offseason changes have Jenna Allen ready to roll for the Spartans.
Nebraska welcomes a challenging schedule.
Northwestern faces tough competition early.
Nine players to watch in DII action.
College coach news:
A bevy of guards has caused West Virginia coach Mike Carey to change his approach.
Q&A with Virginia Tech coach Kenny Brooks.
Minnesota coach Lindsay Whalen is back where she always wanted to be.
New coach Lance White is rebuilding Pitt.
College hoops is starting earlier than ever before.
Preseason watch list:
The Wooden Award 30.