Things are getting interesting


Iowa State upended #3 Baylor, 76-71. It’s the second straight loss for the Bears.

More results:

#7 Oregon Stste clinched the Pac 12 title in beating #24 Cal, 73-55. The Beavers end Stanford’s long reign as conference champs.

#14 Princeton stopped Brown, 79-67. They are 27-0 and one win shy of the Ivy League record for best program start.

Illinois downed Michigan, 72-60, and earned a bye for the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.

Kansas surprised Oklahoma, 65-58.

Michigan State edged Purdue, 61-56.

Washington topped UCLA, 74-61.

Sacramento State set a school scoring record in their 123-77 thrashing of Portland State.

Gonzaga ran away from BYU, 73-66.

Washington State bested USC, 68-62.

Long Beach State defeated Cal State Fullerton, 69-62.

TCU routed Kansas State, 67-47.

Georgia Tech prevailed over Wake Forest, 67-60.

Oklahoma State outlasted Texas Tech, 47-44.

Full scoreboard.

Player news:

UConn center Kiah Stokes has two tough guys in her corner.

Team news:

Maryland is taking its shot at a perfect Big Ten debut.

Rebuilding Alabama and Auburn share youth, and last place in the SEC.

Coaching news:

Tennessee coach Holly Warlick slipped on the ice Wednesday and broke her wrist.