Upsets winding the year down

Today’s results:

And then there were five….Bowling Green upset #15 Dayton in a 65-40 rout, handing them their first season loss.

Another upset, in San Diego: Central Michigan over #20 Texas, 73-65.

In the process of thrashing Monmouth, #4 Duke held them to three first-half points – undoubtedly a record for both schools.

#13 Tennessee bested Rutgers for the ninth year in a row, and in the process notched the 1,200th win for the Lady Vol program. Coach Holly Warlick said she’s pleased that her teaching stuck.

#14 Oklahoma State took the Surf ‘N Slam Classic title in San Diego with an 80-72 win over San Diego State.

#16 North Carolina overcame Clemson, 65-58.

#7 Kentucky upended Marist for their eleventh straight victory.

#21 Florida State notched their fourth consecutive win, over Boston College, 76-70.

Tulane took the title of their own tournament, 69-63 over McNeese State.

Georgia Tech wrapped up the Sun and Fun Classic trophy with a 65-63 squeaker over FIU.

Arizona State makes it five straight with a 60-53 win over Idaho State.

North Carolina State held off St. Bonaventure, 70-66.

Ole Miss squeaked out a 61-58 decision over Eastern Michigan.

Other college news:

Illinois’ Karisma Penn is ESPNW’s player of the week.

Coach Matt Bollant is out to turn around Illinois.

Cal Coach Lindsay Gottlieb is the leader of the new school.