No upsets today, but plenty of good performances

Maybe #10 Penn State was still hot over Thursday’s loss to UConn? They pounded Georgetown, 97-74, behind Maggie Lucas’ 39 points.

#4 Duke’s Elizabeth Williams is recovering from injury, but you wouldn’t know it today. She lead the Blue Devils over St. John’s at the Maggie Dixon Classic, 60-42. Williams had 16 points, seven rebounds and five blocks.

#15 Purdue escaped Tennessee-Martin, 68-60.

Tulane rallied to beat LSU in overtime, 66-64. It looks like Nikki Caldwell’s mojo at UCLA is taking a bit longer to develop in Louisiana.

Also at the Dixon Classic, Rutgers squashed Louisiana Tech, 73-46.

Arizona climbed out of the mediocrity bowl to upend Boston College, 68-59.

Lauren Carra knocked down a jumper with two seconds to go to lift Delaware over Princeton, 59-58.

South Carolina’s 69-35 win over Furman makes them 10-0. They have tied the school record for wins to open the season.

Santa Clara beat Long Beach State at the buzzer, 68-67.

Cal State Bakersfield grabbed one, over UC Irvine, 71-64. The head coach of CSUB is Greg McCall, whose daughters are DeWanna Bonner and Erica McCall.

Gonzaga slapped Cal State Fullerton, 83-44.

Other news:

BYU’s Haley Steed is ESPNW’s player of the week.

At the Maggie Dixon Classic, new Liberty Coach Bill Laimbeer paused for an interview.

Georgia Tech Coach MaChelle Joseph is patient as her team comes together.