Gearing for a big hoops weekend

Today’s results:

No. 4 Arizona 82, Northern Arizona 55

No. 16 South Florida 62, High Point 46

Ole Miss 73, Samford 48

Colorado 78, SMU 55

Northwestern 68, Temple 58

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule┬áis highlighted by Stanford at Tennessee

College team news:

New NET rankings.

After an “overwhelming two weeks,” UConn faces Louisville before a holiday break.

Arizona State hopes to regain its signature defense against San Diego.

Washington continues to improve as they wrap up their nonconference slate.

Unranked and doubted, Syracuse has turned the season around.

UMKC is off to the best start in program history.

Miami is in COVID protocols and canceled their game against Duke on Sunday.

Long Beach State had to cancel its game today due to COVID protocols.

Belmont has paused due to COVID complications.

College player news:

Jayla Thornton has a great balancing act at Syracuse.

College ref news:

Refs will be paid the same in the women’s NCAA Tournament as they are in men’s, and I’m retroactively pissed because I didn’t know they weren’t.

WNBA news:

The Aces have hired Jennifer Azzi as their new chief business development officer and Blair Hardiek as their new chief marketing and communications officer.

Q&A with Skylar Diggins.