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Today’s results:

#8 Cal outlasted Northwestern, 71-65, in a game that featured 13 lead changes.

Formerly-ranked Ohio State squeaked past Gonzaga, 65-60.

Tomorrow’s marquee matchup:

#3 Baylor vs. #10 Tennessee, and ESPN is already calling Baylor the winner.

“Tenn” questions with Vol forward Cierra Burdick.

Hall of Fame honors:

Storm co-owner Lisa Brummel has been named to the Connecticut Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, as has UConn assistant Coach Chris Dailey.

Conference jumpings:

The former Big East commissioner said we can blame him for the recent defection of seven schools.

Notre Dame’s athletic director is thrown by the chaos in the Big East.

ESPN writers muse on the idea of UConn going independent.

College news:

Jennifer Rizzotti needs no introduction.


Candace Parker blogs for the first time in a lil while.

Newtown, Conn. tragedy:

UConn will have a moment of silence prior to Wednesday’s game to honor the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting victims. Players will also wear a patch.

The school has created a memorial scholarship to honor the victims. Coach Geno Auriemma and his wife Kathy donated $80,000 toward the scholarship.