Today’s “wow”s

……and there are many……


Iowa lead the whole way and took down #12 Purdue, 62-46.

#20 Texas A&M handled #13 Georgia, 64-46.

Close to being upsets:

#7 Cal edged #14 UCLA, 70-65.

#6 Stanford withstood a big USC run to outlast them, 75-66.

Alyssa Thomas stepped up for #10 Maryland to drive their victory over Georgia Tech, 66-57.

#19 South Carolina survived their own shooting drought to beat Florida, 52-44.

#22 Florida State had to mount a run to catch North Carolina State, 82-74.

The other top 25 games today were statements:

#2 Notre Dame 74, St. John’s 50.

#5 Kentucky 97, Auburn 53.

#9 Tennessee 96, Alabama 69.

#17 Oklahoma State 71, #24 Iowa State 42.

#18 Dayton 74, Rhode Island 48.

#21 Colorado 79, Arizona 36.

More results:

LSU outlasted Vanderbilt, 54-51.

Tulane outworked Memphis, 72-62.

Michigan State may have beat Indiana, 56-46. But Hoosier senior Aulani Sinclair joined the 1,000-point club.

Missouri grabbed their first road win with a heart-stopping overtime decision over Ole Miss, 73-72.

Seattle University downed Louisiana Tech, 64-47. SU is 7-0 in the WAC.

Utah grabbed their first Pac-12 win by routing Arizona State, 66-46.

Wisconsin bested Ohio State, 68-49.

UAB halted UTEP’s nine-game winning streak with a 61-57 decision.

Other news:

Tennessee is still very much Pat Summitt’s team.

Penn State is preparing to hit the road.

Syracuse offered UConn’s Breanna Stewart a scholarship in eighth grade.

Ohio State wants to add to their successes.

Jacki Gulczynski has stepped up for Wisconsin.

Tomorrow’s big show down:

#4 Duke is at #3 Connecticut at 4 p.m. PST/7 p.m. EST on ESPN2. ESPN says Duke is ready for the big stage.

Game preview and analysis.