No upsets, but lots of intrigue

#6 Mississippi State held on to edge Iowa State in overtime, 85-81. The Bulldogs are 8-0 and it was the first loss of the year for the Cyclones.

#19 Florida romped past Long Beach State, 83-53.

#21 Colorado took care of Idaho State, 85-56.

Middle Tennessee edged Tulane, 62-59, for a big home win.

Arkansas is 8-0 after getting by Texas Tech, 66-60.

Ohio is 6-0 after trouncing Duquesne, 64-46.

Vanderbilt took care of SIUE, 73-63, to win the Air Force Classic. The Commodores are 7-1.

Rutgers notched their second win of the season by holding off Bucknell, 57-53.

New Mexico snapped a four-game losing streak with a 64-49 win over SMU.

Oklahoma State routed Georgia, 71-51.

USC and Sacramento State still batting at this hour, and Oregon State and BYU coming up in 15 minutes.

All scores so far.

College team news:

The Lady Vols are familiar with the challenge presented by Baylor.

Kentucky looks to grab win six in a row tomorrow against Louisville.

College player news:

South Carolina’s freshman are disrupting their opponent’s best players.

Iowa State’s Seanna Johnson bears the joys and burdens of her family’s basketball bond.

Iman Lathan’s hustle is igniting Cal State Fullerton.

Gym rat Hannah Whitish is helping Nebraska early in her college career.

College coach news:

Should free throw rules be changed? Some coaches say yes.

Ohio State coach Kevin McGuff says improvement is needed in all areas.

UConn coach Geno Auriemma isn’t sure which one of his teams will show up for the upcoming game against Texas.