Thanksgiving tourneys tip off

No upsets today, but a few teams came close……

Today’s results:

#12 Tennessee had to work to edge #20 Marquette in OT, 101-99.

#7 Mississippi State had to stretch to get by #24 Arizona State, 65-57.

#11 West Virginia got past Butler, 75-68.

FGCU topped DePaul in OT, 89-84. Not technically an upset, but feels like one.

Syracuse, Virginia Tech, Oklahoma State, Buffalo, Green Bay, Iowa, NC State and Georgia Tech are all undefeated after their wins today.

Vanderbilt earned their first win, over George Washington, 69-59.

All scores so far.

Full plate of games on tap tomorrow.

College team news:

Ohio State’s defense suffers when their offense goes cold.

College player news:

How Saint Joseph’s Avery Marz overcame a devastating stroke to achieve her dream of playing college basketball.

Kristine Anigwe is ready to return Cal to national prominence.

Slow recovery from an ankle injury is creating uncertainty for Notre Dame forward Kathryn Westbeld.

WNBA news:

A WNBA team is on the Golden State Warriors’ radar once their new arena is complete.

Sun star Courtney Williams is honoring her late friend while playing in Australia’s WNBL.