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Today’s results:

No. 1 Stanford 70, No. 11 Oregon 63

Fordham 64, Rhode Island 58

VCU 68, Duquesne 63 (OT)

Middle Tennessee 69, Florida International 65

USC 60, Utah 59

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule

College team news:

Is the Big Ten on the verge of  breakthrough?

Most of the Lady Vols opted to kneel during the national anthem last night.

Iowa looks to continue their hot start against No. 23 Northwestern this weekend.

The difference between Kansas State this year and last.

Washington has postponed next weekend’s games, due to COVID issues.

Virginia remains paused due to COVID protocols.

Out of abundance of caution for Colorado’s COVID protocols, their game at USC has been moved from Sunday to Monday.

Oklahoma has postponed two games due to COVID protocols.

Wichita State has paused activities due to COVID protocols.

UMBC has paused due to a positive COVID test.

Vermont has postponed a game due to COVID protocols.

San Jose State has postponed a game due to a COVID issue.

Oregon State has improvements to make when they return.

Coastal Carolina is playing with purpose after their run-ins with COVID.

Carroll College is excelling in a back-to-back scheduling model.

College player news:

Maryland players in their own words.

Karissa McLaughlin is closing in on Purdue’s three-point shooting record.

Senior Erin Boley has stepped up for Oregon this year.

Utah guard Brynna Maxwell is growing into a WNBA pick.

College coach news:

UConn coach Geno Auriemma has better perspective as he approaches Pat Summitt’s wins record.

JMU coach Sean O’Regan has tested positive for COVID.

Wyketha Harrell has been promoted to associate head coach at New Orleans.

WNBA news:

How WNBA players keep proving their power.