An eye-opening day

Today’s most compelling games weren’t necessarily those of ranked teams:

Amherst won their 100th straight home game, breaking UConn’s record of 99.

Rick Insell guided his Middle Tennessee State Lady Raiders past son Matt Insell’s Ole Miss team, 71-65. It was the first time in NCAA history that a father and son coached against each other.

More results:

Reshanda Gray lead #14 Cal over Missouri, 82-70, to take the Wahine Classic in Hawaii. Gray had 28 points.

#10 Texas used rebounds to down UCLA, 75-65. (Story and photos by yours truly)

#1 UConn is back to their winning ways with a 96-60 rout of Creighton.

#24 Georgia held on to beat Georgia Tech, 64-57.

All scores.

More news:

First Lady Michelle Obama attended Princeton’s home game against American today to watch her niece play for the Tigers. She talked to the team at halftime.

Stanford’s Lili Thompson is EWPNW’s first national player of the week for the season.

Michigan State is looking for a third scorer.

Ohio State’s Amy Scullion is back from injury, and she’s trying to adjust.

Sidney Cook is now eligible to play for Virginia Tech.