In the thick of it

Today’s results:

No. 16 Oklahoma 98, Baylor 92 (OT)

Oklahoma State 76, West Virginia 65

Creighton 77, Seton Hall 64

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule

College team news:

Ticket prices for Sunday’s sold-out match between LSU and South Carolina are high.

What Duke’s return to the top 10 means for the triangle’s other two teams.

Iowa is inspiring fans from outside the state.

Illinois is entering a stretch run.

Rhode Island is the NCAA’s team of the week.

College player news:

Rose Nkumu worked hard for her spot on Marquette’s team, and now she’s a key player……teammate¬†Mackenzie Hare is adding depth.

College coach news:

Dawn Staley defended her team against critical comments by Geno Auriemma on Sunday.

WNBA news:

Diana Taurasi is negotiating with the Mercury…..and¬†she has her sights set on playing in next year’s Olympics.

The Aces view new addition Candace Parker as a perfect fit.

Elena Delle Donne is a go after a great offseason.

Kahleah Copper is ready to lead the Sky……coach/GM James Wade is ready to lead a new-look team.

Napheesa Collier has returned to Team USA, and is ready to regain her Lynx prowess.

Are super-teams good for the WNBA?

Commissioner Cathy Engelbert is hearing a lot of support for a Portland franchise.