Interesting first day

New NCAA world:

Stanford struggled a bit to put away Fresno State, 72-61. As expected, Chiney Ogwumike lead the way with 23 points and 17 rebounds.

Chattanooga dropped Tennessee, 80-71.

Texas over #14 St. John’s, 70-60.

Gonzaga pulled one out over Riverside, 60-53.

Even without Elena Delle Donne, Delaware thrashed Sam Houston State, 63-31.

Notables:

#9 Louisville 47, #15 Texas A&M 45.

#7 Notre Dame 57, #19 Ohio State 51.

#13 Cal 80, Lehigh 48.

The Terri Williams-Flournoy era began at Auburn with a win.

Is Long Beach State done sucking? They pulled it out against Sacramento State, 74-71.

#18 Nebraska 68, North Carolina A&T 50.

Full Friday scoreboard.

Other news:

Bridgeport, Conn. will host the NCAA regionals next spring, in lieu of New Jersey.

Ole Miss self-imposes post-season ban.

Bria Hartley will not play in UConn’s opener Sunday.

Michigan won last night, but their lack of height and depth was exposed.

The Gophers are chasing 20 wins, and Lindsay Whalen.

Old Dominion is off to an entirely brand new start.

Today’s schedule:

San Diego State at UCLA (I’m going).

Auburn at North Carolina State.

Loyola Marymount at UTEP.

Oklahoma at Creighton.

McNeese State at Vanderbilt.