“Pettiness,” and more big news

Notre Dame and UConn have been having Twitter wars since Sunday’s game.

A counterpoint.

More program news:

The NCAA has put Oregon on two years probation for compliance violations in women’s and men’s basketball.

WNBA coach news:

The Sparks named Derek Fischer their new head coach, and he has some things to prove.

Big battles:

No. 16 Iowa slipped past archrival Iowa State, 73-70.

Unbeaten Indiana routed Butler, 66-46, to hand them their first loss.

No. 20 DePaul eased past rival Northwestern, 76-60.

More results:

No. 9 Tennessee 65, Stetson 55

No. 22 South Carolina 80, Appalachian State 50

South Alabama 72, Alabama 67

North Carolina 82, UNCW 55

Colorado State 65, Northern Arizona 54

Elon 73, Davidson 72 (OT)

Florida State 57, Mercer 56

Ohio 80, Purdue 73

Washington 69, Ohio State 59

Duquesne 64, Penn State 58

Nebraska 58, Kansas 52

Pepperdine 68, Weber State 47

Oklahoma 65, Central Arkansas 52

New Mexico 69, UTEP 51

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule

College team news:

Dawn Staley and the Gamecocks have work to do to keep their NCAA Tournament streak alive.

Arizona is exceeding expectations early.

Indiana currently has the longest active winning streak in the NCAA, at 14.

College player news:

One slight adjustment has changed things for Kentucky’s “very stubborn” point guard.

Asha Thomas has been cleared to play for Cal after a knee injury Sunday.

Kansas State will miss Cymone Goodrich.

Olivia Nelson-Ododa is emerging off the bench for UConn.

College coach news:

Tulane coach Lisa Stockton has been coach of the program for 25 years, and won her 500th game last night.

More WNBA news:

Players are using their offseason to pursue their off-court careers.

Sue Bird is scouting for the Nuggets.