NC State upends South Carolina

Today’s results:

Upset: No. 8 North Carolina took down No. 1 South Carolina, 54-46. The Gamecocks had won 29 straight, and the Wolfpack hadn’t beaten a No. 1-ranked opponent since 2007.

No. 11 Kentucky stopped Kansas State, 60-49, in Rhyne Howard’s return.

No. 13 Indiana smashed Samford, 71-26.

Freshman star Angel Reese is on crutches in No. 14 Maryland’s 112-78 win over Towson.

No. 16 Arkansas routed UL Monroe, 103-50.

No. 17 Oregon State came from behind to top San Francisco, 89-80.

No. 24 Michigan ran past Notre Dame, 76-66, for their first win over them in 12 years.

JMU handed Virginia its third straight loss, 71-67.

All scores.

Tomorrow’s game schedule.

College team news:

Some college teams have begun the season with a feeling of emptiness.

Pac-12 teams have united in a social justice effort.

DePaul is one of the few teams that compete in masks.

Oregon will open conference play against Colorado.

Arizona State faces a fight to remain in the top half of the Pac-12.

Utah is a team with no fear.

After big roster changes, expect growing pains for Nebraska.

Let the revenge tour for Fresno State begin.

San Diego is on the brink of greatness.

Wake Forest is grateful to be on the court.

Cal is bracing for a tough season.

Albany has paused due to a positive COVID test.

College player news:

Iowa freshman Caitlin Clark is already living up to five-star expectations.

Freshman Tameiya Sadler is already shining bright for Washington.

Turkish sophomore Sevval Gul will transfer from Arizona.

College coach news:

The pandemic has kept Louisville coach Jeff Walz busy with scheduling.

Kentucky coach Kyra Elzy on the transition from assistant to head coach: “the game is moving so fast.”

WNBA news:

Sports marketing veteran Phil Cook is the league’s first chief marketing officer. And it’s about damned time.

Vickie Johnson will be the next coach at Dallas, a source says.

The overseas experience for Black WNBA players is different.