Close games, career nights and conference breakdowns

Some close ones tonight:

#10 North Carolina needed an overtime to put away Clemson, 69-63.

#13 West Virginia escaped Oklahoma, 76-75.

#14 Texas A&M survived Georgia in overtime, 78-73.

One upset:

Auburn pulled off a rare win over #16 Vanderbilt, 68-62.

Other notable results:

#2 Notre Dame’s 82-61 trouncing of Boston College puts them at 24-0 – the best start in program history.

In #18 Kentucky’s 108-78 rout of Ole Miss, the Rebels Tia Faleru had 31 points and 16 rebounds.

Wake Forest slipped by Virginia Tech, 65-64.

In the process of Florida State downing Syracuse, Seminole Natasha Howard put up a school record 40 points.

#11 Penn State topped Indiana, 71-63.

Full scoreboard.

More college news:

More “breaking down the conferences” from the NCAA.

Notre Dame senior Natalie Achonwa’s competitive spirit has again made the Irish one of the nation’s best teams.