Let the smoke clear

Wow, what an afternoon/evening of games……..


Iowa roughed up No. 12 Michigan, 89-67.

Rhyne Howard’s 27 points lifted No. 19 Kentucky over No. 17 Georgia, 62-58.

More results, and several almost-upsets:

No. 3 Texas A&M held off Alabama, 73-67.

No. 5 South Carolina cruised past Ole Miss, 68-43.

No. 8 Maryland rolled by Purdue, 88-59.

No. 16 Arkansas rallied to stop Auburn, 74-69.

No. 20 Tennessee edged Missouri, 78-73.

North Carolina routed Georgia Tech, 84-59.

Miami squeezed by Wake Forest, 69-67.

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule

College team news:

Regional sites have been announced for the WNIT.

The entire Texas A&M squad has been named to the SEC community service team.

Virginia Tech has won six straight.

UMass is getting a fresh start in their return from pause.

Could BYU do something special in March?

Illinois is celebrating Black History Month.

Samford won the regular-season SoCon title with tonight’s victory.

Utah is closing its toughest season to date.

America East Conference Tournament specs.

There will be no replacement teams in the NCAA tourney if a team has to opt out due to COVID.

College player news:

Destiny Slocum’s game is speeding up for Arkansas.

Aari McDonald will go pro after this season.

Michaela Onyenwere is still undecided.

Siena’s Isis Young is considering coming back for an eighth year.

Imani Lewis has been a great leader for Wisconsin.

Ellie Mack’s contributions have been key for Oregon State.

Talia von Oelhoffen’s addition has fueled the Beaver’s resurgence.

College coach news:

Tammi Reiss’ foundation and cultured has reshaped Rhode Island.

College conference news:

The ACC Tournament will allow fans.

WNBA news:

First-time WNBA free agents say uncertainty takes a toll.

Chiney Ogwumike has re-signed with the Sparks.

Magic Johnson thanked Candace Parker for her time with LA.

Megan Walker’s first year as a pro was anything but normal.

WBHOF news:

The induction ceremony for this year’s class has been moved to August.