Going out with a bang

Today’s results:

Upset: No. 13 Kentucky downed No. 10 Arkansas, 75-64.

Upset: Sam Haiby’s wild shot lifted Nebraska over No. 15 Northwestern, 65-63.

No. 3 NC State ran by Georgia Tech, 84-75.

Aliyah Boston guided No. 5 South Carolina by Florida, 75-59.

No. 12 Mississippi State held off Georgia, 69-62.

Ashley Owusu paced No. 14 Maryland past Penn State, 96-82.

No. 17 Michigan walloped Wisconsin, 92-49.

No. 20 Indiana made work of Illinois, 79-56.

Iowa stopped Rutgers, 90-84, behind 28 points from Caitlin Clark.

Florida State bested Virginia Tech, 73-63.

Notre Dame topped Miami, 71-60.

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule is packed with goodies, including No. 1 Stanford at No. 6 Arizona.

College team news:

No. 8 Oregon has their focus on USC.

Michigan State has a long list of improvements to make heading into Big Ten play.

Kentucky will move two home games to another arena.

Fun is the word for Horizon League leaders Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

After a tough nonconference season, North Dakota looks forward to Summit League play.

Long Beach State is persevering through cancellations.

Canceled games are the usual for Montana State.

Pac-12 New Year’s resolutions.

SEC storylines.

Pitt has paused due to a positive COVID test.

FGCU has paused due to a positive COVID test.

Albany has shut down again, due to a positive COVID test.

Stony Brook has paused due to a positive COVID test.

The pandemic has turned Santa Cruz into hoops heaven.

College player news:

Haley Jones gives Stanford its best shot at winning another title.

New school, but stats, much growth for FGCU’s Kierstan Bell.

After a two-year injury wait, Jamie Loera is getting her shot at Arizona State.

How former walk-on Callie Lind became a prolific shooter for Washington.

UCLA’s new player, Dominique Darius, is showing talent beyond her years.

Buffalo has an early arrival in Australia’s Casey Valenti-Paea.

College coach news:

UConn coach Geno Auriemma wants freshman Paige Bueckers to shoot.

Bonus:

Becky Hammon served as Spurs head coach last night – the first time in NBA history that a woman did so.

It’s time for men’s pro sports to embrace female coaches.