Big news flowing

Today’s results:

No. 24 Indiana 75, Mount St. Mary’s 52

North Carolina 92, Western Carolina 55

Portland 70, Utah State 64

Georgia 80, Kennesaw State 65

Tennessee 63, Central Arkansas 36

Rhode Island 79, Long Island University 56

West Virginia 74, St. Francis (PA) 45

Xavier 70, Utah 63

Iowa 85, Florida Atlantic 53

Iowa State 69, Southern 36

Marquette 92, St. Francis (BKN) 71

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule

Wade Trophy watch list:

So many good candidates.

College team news:

The competition for UConn’s fifth starting spot is just beginning.

Full Husky update.

With such a deep roster, who gets the start for Indiana?

Key observations from Central Michigan’s opener.

Attendance and aptitude show Arizona could be for real.

Can BYU get back to the Tournament without their leading scorer?

Northwestern can rely on Veronica Burton this season. The Wildcats have high hopes for the season.

Communication will be the key to success for Purdue.

Cal will face Harvard in their season opener.

College player news:

Tiana Magankahia is cancer-free after surgery.

Notre Dame post Mikayla Vaughn is out 4-6 weeks with a knee sprain.

West Virginia has reinstated Tynice Martin from suspension.

Gonzaga’s Jill Townsend is fired up after a long recovery.

Mikayla Pivec diary.

Baptism by fire as freshmen could benefit this year’s sophomores at Oklahoma.

Aliyah Boston made a statement last night.

College coach news:

Lisa Bluder: 20 years of making leaders at Iowa.

Harry Perretta’s 42nd and last season opener still means straight talk.

Kellie Harper is just what the Lady Vols need.

USC will retire Virginia coach Tina Thompson’s jersey Saturday.

Love and basketball prevails for year and miles for Alabama State coaches.

Former Northwestern coach Tangela Smith reflects on her coaching career.

USA Basketball news:

USA powered past Texas A&M, 93-63. Chennedy Carter scored 34 points for the Aggies – a new record for a college player against the National Team.

International news:

Alyssa Thomas remains hot overseas after her scorching WNBA Finals performances.


Cappie Pondexter is here to inspire the next generation, and keep things cool.