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It’s going to be a long and thrilling season

Upsets:

Emily Engstler’s layup at the buzzer lifted Syracuse over No. 8 Florida State, 90-89 in OT. It is the first loss of the season for the Seminoles.

Georgia Tech blitzed No. 23 Miami, 61-54.

Wake Forest defeated Duke, 60-58, on a last-second shot to snap a long losing streak against the Blue Devils.

Close ones:

No. 9 NC State fended off Virginia Tech, 76-69.

No. 11 Texas A&M held off No. 20 Arkansas, 84-77.

More results:

No. 4 South Carolina’s freshmen lead them over No. 13 Kentucky, 99-72.

Dana Evans led No. 7 Louisville over Clemson, 75-50.

No. 17 Gonzaga downed BYU, 55-43, for their 11th straight win.

No. 22 topped Missouri, 77-66.

Notre Dame stopped Pitt, 60-52.

North Carolina rolled past Virginia, 65-47.

Georgia outlasted Ole Miss, 58-51.

Vanderbilt slugged Auburn, 77-55.

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule

College team news:

Women’s college basketball is migrating west.

Five questions facing the Big 12 as conference play tips.

Breaking down Stanford’s recent struggles.

UCLA could have the best start in program history after this weekend’s games.

Oregon State has sharpened its defense ahead of Pac-12 play.

How Kansas went undefeated in nonconference play.

Oxford commas, med school prep and Yale basketball.

Penn has begun the season with two wins.

Notre Dame is searching for confidence.

College player news:

Stella Johnson matched Rider’s all-time scoring record in tonight’s win.

Amber Melgoza is scoring less and doing more for Washington, and they are the better for it.

Rae Johnson’s needed step forward is an encouraging sign for Iowa State.

Dor Saar has taken over the point guard position for Maine.

Arizona senior forward Tee Tee Starks had shoulder surgery today and is out for the season.

Mikayla Boykin returned to Duke tonight after being out for a year with injury.

College coach news:

Morgan Valley has quite a project with winless Hartford.

Syracuse coach Quentin Hillsman drew up tonight’s game-winning play on a napkin.

Tennessee coach Kellie Harper says there’s something different about coaching at your alma mater.

WNBA news:

In launching the WNBA, David Stern helped women’s basketball grow.