It’s getting hot in here


Just now, Boise State prevailed over Fresno State in OT, 79-76, to win the Mountain West Tournament and clinch the first auto bid of the postseason.

SEC Tournament:

Missouri topped Ole Miss, 64-54.

Auburn beat Vanderbilt, 77-67.

ACC Tournament:

Pitt shocked Notre Dame, 67-65, to end their season. The Irish will miss the Tournament for the first time since 1995.

Wake Forest rolled past North Carolina, 83-73.

Clemson made work of Miami, 71-56.

Big Ten Tournament:

Minnesota routed Penn State, 85-65.

Wisconsin handled Illinois, 71-55.

America East quarterfinal scores

OVC first round scores

Regular-season results:

Non-ranked upsets in the Mac……Kent State over Ohio, 81-77, and Toledo over Central Michigan, 76-67.

TCU 96, Oklahoma 71

West Virginia 71, Texas Tech 69

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule

College team news:

Oregon is eyeing the Pac-12 Tournament crown.

The Ducks enter the tourney healthy and confident.

The ACC tourney is a possible redemption tour for NC State.

Northwestern’s determination gets them onto the radar with a title.

Arizona State must make it past Cal in the Pac-12 Tournament to get a third shot at Arizona.

Can Oregon State bounce back from a tough regular season to make a good Pac-12 Tournament run?

What’s at stake for the Beavers.

Purdue seeks a fresh start at the Big Ten Tournament.

Penn looks to clinch second place in the Ivy League this weekend.

Utah has signed a new agreement with the Ute tribe to continue using their name.

Utah could benefit at the Pac-12 Tournament.

UConn’s offense is getting hot as the postseason approaches.

USC will take on a spoiler role at the Pac-12 tourney.

Chicago State won’t travel to the WAC Tournament due to the coronavirus epidemic.

College player news:

Here’s what Rickea Jackson has meant to Mississippi State this season.

Amber Melgoza nears the end of her spectacular career at Washington, but she’s not done yet.

Grace Berger has become a leading voice for Indiana.

Taylor Jones continues to grow defensively for Oregon State.

Junior guard Dor Saar is a tireless leader for Maine.

Former Pitt star Lorri Johnson has died.

The NCAA’s starting five for the week.

College coach news:

The 10 semifinalists for Naismith Coach of the Year……whew, glad I don’t have to pick.

Marquette coach Megan Duffy is the Big East coach of the year.

This might be the most complicated year of Geno Auriemma’s UConn coaching career.

International news:

Liz Cambage says she survived coronavirus before we knew what it was.