Close ones and great starts

Today’s results:

Indiana upset #18 Michigan State, 81-65.

#19 South Florida escaped Tulane, 71-67.

Nebraska held off Penn State, 83-78.

Duquesne downed Rhode Island, 79-70, for their 15th straight win.

Kansas State slipped by Oklahoma State, 47-44.

TCU routed Texas Tech, 69-48, to take the series.

Iowa survived Wisconsin, 57-54.

Colorado State edged San Diego State, 60-57.

All scores.

Team news:

The Ivy League is off to a superb start.

Siena is off to its best start in 14 years.

Depth and experience is paying dividends for Florida.

The NCAA recognized Georgia as the December Creative Challenge wild card winner for its Beyond Basketball initiative.

A deeper look at Green Bay.

Lady Vol hoops report for today.

Kennesaw State is building success once piece at a time.

FAMU is committed to success.

Player news:

Oregon State coach Scott Rueck is hopeful Sydney Wiese could return from a hand injury this weekend.

#9 Kentucky freshman Maci Morris could be the X-factor against #2 South Carolina tomorrow.

DePaul guard Ashton Millender is ready to pop a shot at a moment’s notice.

Brianna Turner impacts the game in multiple ways for Notre Dame.

Washington guard Brianna Ruiz has torn her ACL and is out for the season.

Brandi Wingate’s road to Louisiana Tech.

Olivia Jones has left MTSU.

Former Iowa State center Bryanna Fernstrom has transferred to Minnesota.

Coach news:

Michigan coach Kim Barnes Arico lightened the mood last week to revive the season.

Coach Kevin McGuff wants Ohio State to remain focused.

High school news:

Notre Dame recruit Jackie Young is chasing the Indiana scoring record.