Much game day excitement again


North Carolina stopped No. 7 NC State’s winning streak at 21, with a 64-51 win.

Minnesota clamped down on defense to upend No. 17 Rutgers, 60-46.

Close ones:

No. 9 Oregon State rallied past No. 14 Utah, 71-63.

No. 10 Marquette held on to top DePaul, 93-87.

Auburn slipped by Georgia in OT, 59-58.

After a bad start, Indiana surged past Nebraska, 82-78.

No. 16 South Carolina used a strong fourth quarter to push past Arkansas, 87-79.

No. 22 Michigan State held off Purdue, 74-66.

More results:

No. 13 Iowa got back on track with an 81-61 rout of Penn State.

Finally healthy, Northwestern cruised past Ohio State, 76-59.

UCF 66, South Florida 63

Virginia Tech 95, Boston College 86

Fordham 57, Duquesne 46

Seton Hall 83, Butler 62

Villanova 67, Creighton 62 (2OT)

Michigan 76, Wisconsin 70TCU 69, Oklahoma State 55

Tennessee 82, Vanderbilt 65

UCLA 76, Washington 60

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule

College team news:

The Wolfpack was the last unbeaten DI team, and more on the season.

Marquette is dominating the Big East, and no one else comes close.

Arizona State is continuing to embrace their defensive identity.

Missouri is about to kick off a critical conference stretch tomorrow night against LSU.

We want our Lady Vols-Commodores rivalry back.

MAC power rankings.

College player news:

Senior center Jordan Moore shone in TCU’s win over Oklahoma State.

Megan Gustafson got her 20th double-double this season and the 75th of her career for Iowa today.

Illinois State’s TeTe Maggett has grown from tragedy.

Oklahoma’s Shaina Pellington sat out yesterday’s game against Texas due to a team rule violation.

College coach news:

Two different recruiting philosophies in Notre Dame and Georgia Tech.

Big time:

Duke’s Haley Gorecki had a triple-double today.