Big games poppin’


St. John’s rallied to stun No. 8 Marquette, 81-74.

Big showdown:

No. 3 Oregon surged past No. 9 Oregon State, 77-68.

The Ducks sold out the arena for this one – more than 12,000 fans, and a hefty student section.

More results:

No. 10 Stanford 65, UCLA 51

No. 19 Arizona State 66, Colorado 49

Arizona 66, Utah 55

USC 86, Cal 76

Penn 60, Dartmouth 44

Youngstown State 70, Green Bay 59

DePaul 94, Seton Hall 85

Pepperdine 73, Loyola Marymount 55

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule

College team news:

Postseason prospects for SEC teams are on shaky ground.

Oregon and Oregon State are raising the bar.

Purdue players share their cancer stories.

Michigan continues to climb in Big Ten standings with their fifth straight win.

West Virginia looks to solidify their NCAA Tournament status against TCU.

Where Georgia’s Tournament chances stand after their sixth SEC loss.

For Indiana, the struggle is real.

Toughness could be Maryland Eastern Shore’s ticket to its first NCAA Tournament.

College player news:

Diving into Megan Gustafson’s pro player outlook.

How Taiye Bello became Minnesota’s rebounding machine.

Standout Tiana Magankahia is finding her balance at Syracuse.

Touted Maryland freshman Skakira Austin is living up to expectations.

College coach news:

Maryland’s Brenda Frese said this year’s Iowa team is the best one from that program she has faced yet.

Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame election:

Theresa Weatherspoon, Barbara Stevens and Leta Andrews are finalists.

WNBA news:

Sue Bird has taken her eye for talent to the NBA’s Denver Nuggets.

Briann January Q&A.