Highs and lows, unusual situations


Iowa State took down #23 Iowa, 69-66.

More results:

#18 Tennessee held off Wichita State, 58-51.

Gonzaga beat Dayton, 57-47.

#1 Connecticut routed #11 Florida State, 73-49.

All scores.

Team news:

Louisville lacks “fire” defense, coach Jeff Walz says. He also said the Cardinals have talent, but not work ethic.

Minnesota’s going smaller has yielded big numbers.

Missouri is off to a record-tying start.

Player news:

Former Kentucky players Linnae Harper and Kyvin Goodin-Rogers attended last night’s Louisville-Kentucky game…..and rooted for the Wildcats.

Goodin-Rogers is transferring to Western Kentucky.

Current Kentucky Wildcat Makayla Epps is emerging as a go-to scorer and leader.

Oregon State’s Jamie Weisner is growing as a leader in her senior season.

Imani Boyette will receive the prestigious Texas Exes President’s Leadership Award.

Texas A&M’s Jordan Jones is rebounding well after injury.

Minnesota’s Rachel Banham is going out on top. Q&A with her teammate, freshman Annalese Lamke.

Twin sisters Carolina and Katherine Coyer form Villanova’s back court.

Kiara Leslie is thriving in her second season with Maryland.

Freshman Cierra Rice is providing offense for Illinois.

Iowa’s Ally Disterhoft contributes on and off the court.

Brecca Thomas is stepping up to lead Colorado.

Question of the day:

Will NCAA women’s basketball tournaments someday be run in Las Vegas?