Boom! Boom! Boom! Down they go

Upset day:

NC State used 12 three-point shots to upend #10 Duke, 72-59.

Cal upset #18 Stanford, 63-53. The Cardinal beat the Bears Friday.

Michigan State toppled #19 Rutgers, 60-50. Prayers up for Scarlet Knight center Rachel Hollivay, who left the game with a left knee injury.

Hofstra took down #23 James Madison, 63-62.


#12 Arizona State outlasted USC in double-overtime, 76-73.

#14 Mississippi State escaped Alabama, 57-55.

#17 North Carolina held on to edge Miami, 66-65.

More results…lots of close games today:

#7 Oregon State put away Utah, 52-42. The Beavers have clinched at least a share of the Pac 12 title.

Seton Hall slipped by Villanova, 64-62.

Northwestern beat Wisconsin in overtime, 86-83.

Washington crushed Washington State, 83-43. WSU had beat them Friday night.

Missouri got past Vanderbilt, 54-51.

Old Dominion sneaked by Louisiana Tech, 72-71.

Arkansas ran past LSU, 63-41.

Full scoreboard.

Player news:

Ka-Deidre Simmons’ persistence is paying off for Seton Hall.

Minnesota guard Shayne Mullaney is making moves.

Cal Poly’s Ariana Elegado has regained her shooting touch.

Davionna Holmes aims to make the most of her opportunity at MIssouri.

Team news:

How South Carolina attracts such a diverse fan base. The fans are most definitely coming.

Ball State is using a more versatile approach.

Coaching news:

One-on-one with Baylor coach Kim Mulkey.

Big Monday:

#2 South Carolina faces #6 Tennessee. The SEC title is on the line.

High school:

Ron Artest/Metta World Peace is coaching high school girls hoops.