Every game counts in large amounts


Brittany McPhee’s career-high 33 points propelled #24 Stanford past #6 Oregon, 78-65.

The Cardinal’s win ties them with the Ducks for first place in Pac-12 standings. If UCLA beats USC tomorrow, it will be a three-way tie.

And: Rutgers toppled #13 Michigan, 63-56.

More results:

#4 Louisville’s 84-77 win over Syracuse is their fourth straight.

#5 Notre Dame ended #19 Duke’s 30-game home winning streak with a 72-54 victory.

#10 Florida State held off Pitt, 66-59.

#11 Maryland downed Nebraska, 64-57.

#12 Tennessee was tough down the stretch for a 74-64 win over Vanderbilt.

#16 Oregon State handled #25 Cal, 68-48.

LSU edged Kentucky, 72-70.

Penn State took care of Michigan State, 74-59.

Creighton nipped Marquette, 74-73.

Utah extracted revenge to defeat Colorado, 78-74.

Iowa downed Minnesota, 92-84.

Arizona State pounded Washington State, 77-51.

All scores.

Big games tomorrow on Big Monday.

College team news:

Maryland edged closer to the Big Ten title today.

Ohio is winning despite inexperience.

Alabama has set its sights on the final month of the season.

Vanderbilt’s 1993 Final Four team reminisces on their historic run 25 years later.

There’s no other team quite like the Sinclair Community College women.

College player news:

Teaira McCowan has turned her raw game into dominance.

Bulldog teammate Blair Schaefer has proven that labels don’t apply.

ESPN interview with Sabrina Ionescu.

Louisville coach Jeff Walz says Syracuse fans should come out and see Orange guard Tiana Mangakahia.

College coach news:

Northern Iowa coach Tanya Warren is searching for toughness in her team.