A big game day

Today’s results:

Upset: Kansas State dominated No. 22 South Dakota State, 62-53.

No. 6 Arizona made work of Arizona State, 65-37. It was the largest margin of victory for the Wildcats since 1998, when head coach Adia Barnes played there.

No. 7 Baylor ran away from West Virginia, 65-45.

No. 10 Texas A&M handled Little Rock, 79-56.

No. 17 Northwestern began their season with a 93-57 win over Eastern Illinois.

No. 20 Syracuse stayed ahead of Miami, 69-58.

Wake Forest edged North Carolina, 57-54.

Tennessee 90, Furman 53

South Dakota 62, Wichita State 54

Kansas 74, Oklahoma 64

Nebraska 78, Illinois 72

Clemson 71, Virginia 55

Virginia Tech 88, Pitt 71

BYU 72, Montana State 58

Colorado State 84, San Diego State 77, in 2OT

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule

College team news:

Northwestern looks to finish telling last year’s story.

Ohio State is ranked and thrashing other teams. My question: are they “back”?

Siena is set to start the season against a familiar foe.

JMU’s future looks bright.

Albany is playing catch-up as they open their season.

COVID issues at Texas Southern has axed their game against Rice.

Butler has a COVID pause and postpones three games.

San Jose State has paused due to a positive COVID test.

Youngstown State has a second COVID pause.

COVID issues at Radford.

Southeastern Louisiana is postponing games after positive COVID tests.

College player news:

Dana Evans has Louisville primed for perfection.

JMU’s Madison Green is showing efficiency and improvement.

Ole Miss redshirt freshman Sarah Dumitrescu is out for the season with a torn ACL.

Wisconsin’s Carmen Backes is medically retiring.

College coach news:

Geno Auriemma says the mental toll of the pandemic is a concern.

He laments having to move forward.

Cam Newbauer feels the love, but will Florida bring the wins?