The biggest “Big Monday’ in a while

Monday’s #1 South Carolina-#2 UConn showdown looms:

South Carolina is eager to improve their weaknesses against another elite team.

Coach Dawn Staley’s team is coming to play UConn, and not their banners.

The Huskies aren’t underestimating the Gamecocks.

UConn senior forward Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis says the Huskies are the underdogs.

The Gamecocks retweeted their video.

Today’s results:

Whoa, nelly….UC Riverside beat Long Beach State, 80-74. The Big West is wild right now.

Whoa, nelly 2: Gonzaga played a school-record four overtimes to outlast San Francisco, 91-84. The game featured 21 lead changes, 14 ties, and lasted two hours and 50 minutes.

Oklahoma bested Kansas State, 66-58.

Oklahoma State surged past Kansas, 65-57.

Iowa State spanked West Virginia, 61-43.

Hawaii defeated Cal Poly, 79-64.

Full scoreboard.

Team news:

Maryland is ruling the Big Ten with a balanced attack.

Both the present and the future are bright for Arizona State.

Lauren Hill:

The Mount St. Joseph’s freshman with in operable brain cancer received an honorary doctorate from her school last night.