The first Friday in February


#24 Stanford held on to edge #16 Oregon State, 60-57.

More results:

#6 Oregon 91, #25 Cal 54.

#9 UCLA 59, USC 46.

DePaul 77, Creighton 67.

Arizona State 61, Washington 41.

All scores.

We live for 114-game Saturdays.

College team news:

Oregon State midseason report.

Nebraska is bouncing back as a Big Ten contender.

College player news:

Best friends and 1,000-point scorers are taking Southwestern Oklahoma State to new heights.

Boston College hockey player Andie Anastos has successfully transitioned to basketball.

Arizona State’s Courtney Ekmark talks about being ready every night.

Jordin Canada says UCLA is finding their identity.

South Carolina-Missouri feud:

Racial ugliness is not what the game needs now.

Geno Auriemma weighs in.

Around the rim podcast:

…..features UCLA’s Monique Billings and Jordin Canada, and Michigan coach Kim Barnes Arico.

WNBA news:

The Mercury traded center Kelsey Bone to the Aces for some draft picks.

The Storm signed Courtney Paris.

The Wings have re-signed Theresa Plaisance.

The Mystics have re-signed Tianna Hawkins, Allison Hightower and LaToya Sanders.

The Sun have acquired Cayla George.

The Sky is moving to Wintrust Arena.

Post-up with Tina Charles.

Becky Hammon was enshrined into the San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame.

USA Basketball news:

The National Team training camp roster has been cut to 22.

Lindsay Whalen has exited USA Basketball.