On the fly

Today’s results so far:

Moments ago, USC survived Albany, 68-67.

Upset, albeit barely: #18 Texas A&M 74, #17 Oklahoma 68.

Dayton took down Princeton, 85-81.

West Virginia topped James Madison, 69-62.

FGCU slipped by Arizona, 57-55.

New Mexico State defeated New Mexico, 52-47. Second time this year.

Louisville escaped Charleston, 71-67.

North Carolina bested Southern Miss, 69-62.

Georgia beat Wright State, 63-57. They are 10-1.

#5 Texas took care of Arkansas, 61-50.

#9 Mississippi State routed Western Michigan, 90-68.

Several more games still in progress.

Team news:

Despite last night’s loss, Oregon State believes their game against Tennessee could define their season. The Beavers should benefit from the loss.

Player news:

It was a happy homecoming last night for Tennessee center Mercedes Russell.

Oklahoma’s Maddie Manning is finally getting her confidence back.

Coach news:

Missouri coach Robin Pingeton thinks the new rules this year are working well so far.

Purdue coach Sharon Versyp has strong ties to Maine.

Pro news:

Sue Bird shares her wisdom and knowledge at basketball camp.