Back to upsets

After a short respite this week, we are back to upset-land tonight:

Florida upended #12 Tennessee, 74-66.

Arkansas took down #13 Texas A&M, 67-61.

Purdue toppled #16 Northwestern, 85-71.


#2 South Carolina had a closer margin of victory than usual over Vanderbilt,71-61.

#20 Missouri turned back Georgia, 54-48.

#7 Mississippi State topped Auburn, 60-45.

#23 Michigan State beat Penn State, 71-55.

Michigan rallied to defeat Iowa, 82-75.

Western Kentucky outlasted FIU, 71-69.

Louisville bettered Virginia Tech, 56-45.

North Carolina edged Syracuse, 77-73.

Miami routed Pitt, 79-55.

Rutgers buried Wisconsin, 61-41.

NC State took care of Georgia Tech, 65-57.

BYU slipped by Santa Clara, 68-63.

Minnesota stomped Illinois, 106-75.

San Diego surged past San Francisco in overtime, 67-58.

All scores.

It’s Oregon Civil War time tomorrow.

Team news:

Slow starts are hurting Nebraska to start Big Ten play.

Player news:

Oregon State guard Jamie Weisner is one of the game’s most efficient scorers.

Washington seniors Mathilde Gilling and Alexus Atchley are elevating their games in their final year.

UConn’s Natalie Butler is getting back in flow on court, while teammate Morgan Tuck continues to deliver.

Coach news:

LSU coach Nikki Fargas is trying a unique practice tactic to stop her team’s turnover epidemic.

UNC coach Sylvia Hatchell says there are no academic fraud allegations against her team. Hatchell is also learning to take advantage of opportunities.