There’s always that one takedown


No. 17 North Carolina edged No. 13 Duke, 61-56.

More results:

No. 1 South Carolina 96, Vanderbilt 48

No. 2 Ohio State 84, Northwestern 54

No. 3 LSU 79, Arkansas 76

No. 7 Notre Dame 57, Clemson 54

No. 11 Maryland 77, Wisconsin 64

No. 12 Virginia Tech 69, Pitt 62

No. 14 Michigan 81, Rutgers 58

No. 16 Gonzaga 81, Pacific 78

No. 20 NC State 71, Miami 61

Tennessee 74, Florida 56

Florida State 77, Virginia 68

Louisville 73, Boston College 65

Georgia Tech 69, Syracuse 57

Alabama 61, Texas A&M 46

Mississippi State 72, Auburn 58

UNLV 71, Wyoming 57

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule

College team news:

Utah is preparing for Stanford’s fury on Friday.

Personnel, defense and chemistry are cuing Duke’s resurgence.

Why the return of North Carolina’s “triangle teams” is good for women’s basketball.

Washington will be put to the test this weekend against UCLA and USC.

The Trojans will face the rising Cougars.

Siena was able to suit up just six tonight, but they beat Fairfield.

Every game is big in the Pac-12.

College player news:

Buckeye Taylor Thierry has gone from freshman to foundational.

Under-the-radar players in the Pac-12.

Mississippi State’s Denae Carter will miss significant time after tearing her meniscus.

College coach news:

Illinois is building interest under new coach Shauna Green.

WNBA news:

Some of the league’s top players could be on the move when free agency begins.