No surprises tonight

#1 UConn overcame a slow start to thump Houston, 76-37.

#9 Stanford routed Utah, 72-52.

#11 Oregon State trounced Oregon, 60-33, and Duck forward Jillian Alleyne’s double-double streak was snapped.

#14 Arizona State held off Washington, 68-61.

#21 California took care of Colorado, 64-35.

#24 DePaul pulled away from Georgetown, 75-53.

All scores.

22 ranked teams play Sunday. I may pass out from joy.

Though ESPN left out one great match up: #15 UCLA at USC. The last time those two teams played Dec. 30, the Bruins edged the Trojans 78-73.

Team news:

New Mexico is trying to make a point.

What does Missouri need to do to make the Tournament?

Penn State has taken positive steps despite losing to Michigan State last night.

Player news:

Natalie Butler is putting in work at UConn. Teammate Napheesa Collier is already making her mark.

Michigan has a Kelsey Mitchell, and she could be their X-factor.

Coach news:

Coach Connie Yori is looking for Nebraska basketball after the Husker’s third straight loss last night.

Jim Littell reflects on 100 wins as Oklahoma State’s coach.


Norfolk State forward Amber Brown remains in a coma seven days after being found unconscious in her dorm room.

WNBA news:

Dallas Wings guard Karima Christmas found out she had a medical condition when she went overseas to play.