Pac 12, Big 12 open play

Pac-12 opening day results:

#13 Oregon State routed UCLA, 65-47. (More on that from me in a bit)

#22 Arizona State stymied Washington, 62-48.

WSU ran late to defeat Arizona, 81-70.

Cal thumped Utah, 67-49.

USC dug out a 70-54 win over Oregon.

#15 Stanford prevailed over Colorado, 62-55.

More results:

#14 Maryland didn’t just upset #12 Nebraska – they thrashed them: 75-47. Well, now.

#3 Texas continued their hot streak against Kansas, 60-46.

#6 Baylor topped #18 Oklahoma State, 61-45.

Iowa State edged Kansas State, 60-55.

BYU held off San Francisco, 65-62.

Cal Poly outlasted Cal State Bakersfield, 71-66.

Full scoreboard.

Player news:

Quickly-maturing point guard Janee Thompson is solving problems for Kentucky.

Wisconsin’s Cassie Rochel and Minnesota’s Rachel Banham are rivals, but off court are best friends.

South Carolina’s Aleighsa Welch has been cleared to practice.