Clinches, milestones and big wins


# 14 Ohio State defeated Penn State, 89-69, to win their second straight Big Ten title.

#5 Notre Dame and #4 Louisville both won today and share the ACC title.

#8 Oregon downed Arizona to grab their first Pac-12 title since 1999-2000.

Marquette’s win today means they share the Big East title with DePaul, who also won.

Maine’s win over UAlbany gives them the America East title.


#15 Tennessee ground down an A’ja Wilson-less #7 South Carolina, 65-46.

#17 Texas A&M knocked off #11 Missouri, 82-63.

More results:

#9 Florida State held off Georgia Tech, 64-61.

#12 Oregon State fought off Arizona State, 64-60.

#13 Maryland stopped the bleeding with a 77-75 win over Nebraska.

#20 Duke stopped North Carolina on the strength of 31 points from Rebecca Greenwell and 22 points from Lexie Brown.

#24 LSU slipped by Alabama, 79-78.

Minnesota’s 84-75 win over Illinois gives them a No. 4 seed in the Big Ten Tournament.

All scores.

Tomorrow’s schedule.


#2 Mississippi State’s win over Kentucky today puts them at 30-0 and ties them with the 1997-1998 “Three Meeks” Lady Vols for a perfect SEC season.

Ohio State’s Kelsey Mitchell passed Brittney Griner to become the third all-time scorer in NCAA history.

Syracuse point guard Tiana Mangakahia dished her way into ACC history today.

Northwestern’s Pallis Kunaiyi-Akpanah became the program’s single-season rebounds leader today.

College team news:

Georgia left Stegeman Coliseum today with the uncertainty of a return.

North Carolina has lost nine straight.

College player news:

A’ja Wilson, who didn’t make the trip with South Carolina due to vertigo, might not play in the SEC Tournament.

College coach news:

Finding positives in first-year Illinois coach Nancy Fahey’s first foray in Big Ten play.

Division III:

The NCAA Tournament field will be revealed tomorrow.

WNBA news:

The pros and cons for smaller arenas.