Another grinding Saturday

Today’s results:

Upset: Northern Iowa upended No. 22 South Dakota State, 65-48.

Michigan State toppled Iowa, 86-82.

No. 3 UConn debuted with a 79-23 thrashing of UMass Lowell.

Iowa State routed North Dakota State, 85-64.

Milwaukee slipped past Green Bay, 61-58. The Phoenix is 1-3 this season.

UNLV opened Mountain West play with a 54-46 win over Wyoming.

All scores.

Tomorrow’s game schedule.

College team news:

Texas A&M is looking for more transition offense tomorrow.

North Carolina State are title contenders.

Kentucky’s 4-0 start is fueled by a batch of transfers.

Ole Miss has started 4-0 for the first time since 2016.

Houston is off to their best start in 10 years.

Notre Dame is ready to press through the pandemic.

Duke has shut down their game against Miami tomorrow due to COVID contact tracing protocols.

Marshall has been sidelined for the second time due to COVID-related issues.

Big Ten rankings.

College player news:

The many faces of Ali Patberg, who isĀ a leader, a perfectionist and a people-pleaser.

College coach news:

Breaking down Kara Lawson’s favorite play for the Blue Devils.

WNBA news:

Sky coach James Wade chose not to coach in Russia this winter, to spend more time with his family.