Level playing field

Upsets:

Kentucky routed No. 17 South Florida, 85-63.

North Carolina thrashed UCLA, 83-49.

St. John’s stopped Purdue, 68-62, handing them their first loss of the season.

UAB nipped Oklahoma, 89-84.

More results:

No. 1 Notre Dame handled Gonzaga, 81-65.

No. 12 Tennessee finished strong to beat Clemson, 78-66.

Tiana Mangakahia led No. 14 Syracuse past Kansas State, 70-61.

No. 15 NC State held off Michigan State, 78-74.

No. 16 DePaul used a big fourth quarter to take down Princeton, 82-67.

Georgia blew past Morgan State, 60-33.

All scores so far, with four more games to finish by night’s end.

College team news:

The Lady Vols are clicking with an ideal mix of players.

Oregon is off to a strong start.

Iowa’s schedule is about to take a turn.

UConn’s Virgin Islands trip provides the best chance for them to step up.

College player news:

Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu could make history closer to home at the St. Mary’s tournament.