The news grows


No. 23 Michigan State romped, as No. 18 Minnesota continued their slide, 86-68.

Central Michigan handed Ohio its first loss of the season, 88-70.

Air Force upended Colorado State, 63-48.

More results:

Buffalo outlasted Eastern Michigan in OT, 91-84, and Cierra Dillard set the Bulls single-game scoring record for the Bulls with 43 points.

No. 4 Baylor 65, Kansas State 50

No. 11 Texas 73, Oklahoma State 63

No. 20 Iowa State 92, TCU 54

Rutgers 71, Illinois 60…..the Scarlet Knights have won seven straight

Texas Tech 69, Kansas 66

All scores

Looking to tomorrow’s games:

As bigger stakes loom, Notre Dame and Louisville meet again.

How Louisville stacks up against Notre Dame.

Ahead of the showdown, Cardinals coach Jeff Walz looks for the ultimate prize.

Ohio State will try to create momentum against No. 25 Indiana.

Full game schedule

College team news:

Baylor has some advice for underdogs.

Is Iowa a contender? The next two games will be indicators.

Indiana podcast: perfect start.

UCLA is trying to maintain a positive outlook after their loss to Stanford.

Michigan’s offense is tougher to guard with new scoring depth.

Three things to know about Ohio State.

College player news:

The NCAA’s starting five for the week.

After a month away, Shay Colley is returning to form at Michigan State.

Record-breaker Kennedy Leonard has evolved into a leader and a peer advocate at Colorado.

Makenzie Meyer is looking for a shooting resurgence as Iowa hits the road.

Utah’s Niyah Becker is finding her home away from home.

The mother of former Northwestern guard Jordan Harris is suing Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, alleging that their hazing led to her daughter’s suicide two years ago.

College coach news:

Missouri coach Robin Pingeton responds to criticism after their game against Tennessee Sunday.

Muffet McGraw is the ultimate competitor.

Kelly Graves’ personal coaching style has lead to great success at Oregon.

Wooden Award:

Midseason top 25.

High school news:

USA Today’s top 25 rankings.

Maori Davenport:

….is taking her case to the Alabama legislature.

WNBA news:

The Nets minority owners are nearing a Liberty deal.

Former Washington standout and current Storm star Sami Whitcomb is excited for her return to Hec Ed this summer.

Sue Bird ranks sports coverage.