Processing before the next round of preconference mayhem


This week’s AP top 25 poll sees Gonzaga and Marquette in, and Tennessee and Kansas State out. Louisville and Maryland take a fall.

ESPN’s weekly power rankings has North Carolina on the rise……as does the NCAA’s power 10.

Today’s results:

No. 23 Gonzaga 62, Maine 43

Ole Miss 93, Texas Southern 47

Washington State 61, South Dakota State 41

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule

College team news:

No. 15 UCLA is relishing its opportunity against No. 1 South Carolina.

Louisville’s transfers are learning that losing is not OK.

Virginia is establishing a clear identity under Amaka Agugua-Hamilton……they are flying.

Despite their strongest start in 26 years, Penn State looks to improve on both ends of the floor.

The ACC/SEC challenge will premiere in 2023-2024.

The Las Vegas tournament disaster this past weekend never should have happened.

The trip was a loss for women’s college hoops.

College player news:

Charisma Osborne hopes to lead UCLA to a championship season.

Injured Aliyah Boston is a game-time decision against the Bruins tomorrow.

Aaliyah Edwards had an MVP weekend at the Phil Knight tournament.

Hoosier standout Mackenzie Holmes said she plans to use her extra COVID year next season.


Inductees this year include Carolyn Peck and Lindsay Whalen.