An eye-opening day around the NCAA

We’re only 12 days in and my……it has already been an interesting season so far


Destiny Pitts and Gadiva Hubbard led Minnesota past No. 19 Arizona State, 80-66.

Aari McDonald lead Arizona over No. 22 Texas, 83-58, with a school record 44 points.


No. 3 Stanford needed an OT to put away Gonzaga, 76-70.

No. 5 Texas A&M edged Rice, 62-61.

No. 7 survived Missouri State, 80-69.

From the department of “whoa”:

Georgia Tech beat Georgia in Athens for the first time, 73-40.

Northern Iowa got their first win over Iowa since 2006 in an 88-66 rout.

Ohio stopped Ohio State, 74-68.

LaSalle edged Penn State, 69-67.

Northwestern handled Duke, 63-42.

Alabama thrashed Mercer, 111-56.

Vanderbilt outpaced St. Louis, 62-50.

More results:

No. 4 UConn 83, Temple 54

No. 6 South Carolina 92, Appalachian State 50

No. 8 Maryland 99, Delaware 55

No. 23 Arkansas is undefeated after an 88-58 rout of Stony Brook

Princeton 67, FGCU 53

Columbia 61, Robert Morris 59

Purdue 66, Western Illinois 59

Villanova 73, Fordham 66

James Madison 76, St. John’s 73

Colorado 66, Wyoming 56

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule

College team news:

What we learned from Northern Iowa’s blowout win over Iowa.

Indiana sees plenty of room for improvement, even in a blowout.

College player news:

Sabrina Ionescu has proven herself on the ultimate stage.

Braxtin Miller has made herself at home with Ohio State.

Nia Irving is enjoying a successful return to Maine.

USA Basketball and international news:

Team USA ran away from Columbia, 104-48.

Liz Cambage was ejected again as the Opals lost to Japan.