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The wildness continues

Upsets:

No. 6 Louisville took down No. 3 Texas, 71-63.

UCLA upended No. 11 Tennessee, 80-63.

No. 19 Maryland toppled No. 17 Baylor, 73-68.

More results:

No. 1 South Carolina prevailed over No. 2 Stanford, 76-71 in OT.

No. 4 Iowa 73, Belmont 62

No. 5 UConn 91, No. 10 NC State 69

No. 7 Iowa State 99, Columbia 76

No. 8 Ohio State 99, McNeese 43

No. 9 Notre Dame 95, Ball State 60

No. 12 Indiana 92, Quinnipiac 55

No. 12 North Carolina 76, James Madison 65

No. 15 LSU 100, Northwestern State 45

No. 16 Oklahoma 89, UT Arlington 80

No. 18 Arizona 86, Long Beach State 64

No. 20 Creighton 85, Northern Iowa 66

No. 23 Michigan 69, Fairfield 53

No. 24 Villanova 74, Temple 71

Marquette 70, Gonzaga 66

South Florida 66, TCU 59

Georgia 66, Georgia Tech 52

Kent State 59, Oklahoma State 56

Saint Joseph’s 67, Vanderbilt 59

Arizona State 83, New Mexico 77 (OT)

FGCU 68, San Diego 60

South Dakota State 75, Rutgers 56

Cal 69, Saint Mary’s 66

DePaul 98, Miami 83

Washington 56, Idaho State 39

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule

College team news:

Undefeated Purdue is ready for the next challenge.

College coach news:

Tara VanDerveer and Dawn Staley wore shirts supporting Brittney Griner during today’s big matchup.

UConn associate head coach Chris Dailey collapsed on court prior to today’s game, was taken to the hospital and released.

ACC Thanksgiving tournament-by-tournament preview

Hailey Van Lith and the Louisville Cardinals headline the Battle 4 Atlantis this weekend. Louisville Athletics photo.
Hailey Van Lith and the Louisville Cardinals headline the Battle 4 Atlantis this weekend. Louisville Athletics photo.

This week will definitely be a gluttonous week for ACC fans, as not only is it Thanksgiving, but 14 of the conference’s 15 teams will be participating in early season tournaments.

Competition will take place all around North America and the Caribbean, with three tournaments taking place in the Bahamas, two in U.S. territories, three in Florida, one in Mexico, two in Oregon and one in Virginia.

Not only will most of the teams have the opportunity to go on a holiday vacation, but they will be able to showcase some of the best college basketball that the nation has to offer. These are the dates, times, locations and matchups to look forward to watching.

 

Battle 4 Atlantis

No. 6 Louisville vs. Gonzaga

When: Saturday, Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m. EST

Where: Imperial Arena, Paradise Island, Bahamas

How to watch: FloHoops

Key matchups:

  • Hailey Van Lith vs. Kayleigh Troung
  • Olivia Cochran vs. Yvonne Ejim

No. 6 Louisville vs.  No. 3 Texas/Marquette

When: Sunday, Nov. 20, 2:30/7:30 p.m. EST

Where: Imperial Arena, Paradise Island, Bahamas

How to watch: FloHoops

Key matchups:

  • Hailey Van Lith vs. Shaylee Gonzalez
  • Olivia Cochran vs. Taylor Jones
  • Josie Williams vs. Julianna Okosun 
  • Chrislyn Carr vs. Jordan King

No. 6 Louisville vs. TBD

When: Monday, Nov. 21, TBD time

Where: Imperial Arena, Paradise Island, Bahamas

How to watch: TBD

 

Baha Mar Hoops Pink Flamingo Championship

No. 14 Virginia Tech vs. Kentucky

When: Monday, Nov. 21, 12 p.m. EST

Where: Baha Mar Convention Center, Nassau, Bahamas

How to watch: FloHoops

Key matchups:

  • Taylor Soule vs. Maddie Scherr
  • Georgia Amoore vs. Jada Walker

Wake Forest vs. Missouri

When: Monday, Nov. 21, 5:30 p.m. EST

Where: Baha Mar Convention Center, Nassau, Bahamas

How to watch: FloHoops

Key matchups:

  • Jewel Spear vs. Lauren Hansen
  • Alexandria Scruggs vs. Haley Troup

Wake Forest vs. Alabama

When: Wednesday, Nov. 23, 11 a.m. EST

Where: Baha Mar Convention Center, Nassau, Bahamas

How to watch: FloHoops

Key matchups:

  • Jewel Spear vs. Brittany Davis
  • Demeara Hinds vs. Jada Rice

No. 14 Virginia Tech vs. Missouri

When: Wednesday, Nov. 23, 1:30 p.m. EST

Where: Baha Mar Convention Center, Nassau, Bahamas

How to watch: FloHoops

Key matchups:

  • Kayana Traylor vs. Sara-Rose Smith
  • Cayla King vs. Haley Troup

 

Cancun Challenge

Florida State vs. Oklahoma State

When: Thursday, Nov. 24, 11 a.m. EST

Where: Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, Cancun, Mexico

How to watch: FloHoops

Key matchups:

  • Ta’Niya Latson vs. Claire Chastain
  • Makayla Timpson vs. Taylen Collins

No. 10 NC State vs. Vanderbilt

When: Thursday, Nov. 24, 4 p.m. EST

Where: Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, Cancun, Mexico

How to watch: FloHoops

Key matchups:

  • Diamond Johnson vs. Ciaja Harbison
  • Madison Hayes vs. Marnelle Garraud

Florida State vs. Purdue

When: Friday, Nov. 25, 1:30 p.m. EST

Where: Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, Cancun, Mexico

How to watch: FloHoops

Key matchups:

  • Taylor O’Brien vs. Jeanae Terry
  • Erin Howard vs. Caitlyn Harper

No. 10 NC State vs. West Virginia

When: Friday, Nov. 25, 4 p.m. EST

Where: Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, Cancun, Mexico

How to watch: FoHoops

Key matchups:

  • Jakia Brown-Turner vs. Jayla Hemingway
  • Jada Boyd vs. Madisen Smith

Florida State vs. Harvard

When: Saturday, Nov. 26, 11 a.m. EST

Where: Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, Cancun, Mexico

How to watch: FloHoops

Key matchups:

  • Ta’Niya Latson vs. Harmoni Turner
  • Taylor O’Brien vs. McKenzie Forbes

 

Goombay Splash

No. 9 Notre Dame vs. American

When: Thursday, Nov. 24, 4:15 p.m. EST

Where: Gateway Christian Academy, Bimini, Bahamas

How to watch: FloHoops

Key matchups:

  • Olivia Miles vs. Ivy Bales
  • Maddy Westbeld vs. Emily Johns

No. 9 Notre Dame vs. Arizona State

When: Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, 4:15 p.m. EST/Saturday, Nov. 26, 3:15 p.m. EST

Where: Gateway Christian Academy, Bimini, Bahamas

How to watch: FloHoops

Key matchups:

  • Olivia Miles vs. Tatum Settelmyer
  • Maddy Westbeld vs. Treasure Hunt

 

Phil Knight Invitational

No. 13 North Carolina vs. No. 21 Oregon

When: Thursday, Nov. 24, 5 p.m. EST

Where: Chiles Center, Portland, Oregon

How to watch: ESPNU

Key matchups:

  • Deja Kelly vs. Grace VanSlooten
  • Kennedy Todd-Williams vs. Endyia Rogers

No. 13 North Carolina vs. No. 7 Iowa State/Michigan State

When: Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, 1/7:30 p.m. EST

Where: Veteran Memorial Coliseum/Moda Center, Portland, Oregon

How to watch: ESPN2

Key matchups:

  • Alyssa Utsby vs. Stephanie Soares
  • Destiny Adams vs. Ashley Joens
  • Alyssa Utsby vs. Taiyier Parks
  • Eva Hodgson vs. Matilda Ekh

 

Paradise Jam

Clemson vs. Kansas State

When: Thursday, Nov. 24, 8 p.m. EST

Where: UVI Sports & Fitness Center, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

How to watch: ESPN3

Key matchups:

  • Ruby Whitehorn vs. Gabby Gregory
  • Daisha Bradford vs. Serene Sundell

Clemson vs. Arkansas

When: Friday, Nov. 25, 2022 at 8 p.m. EST

Where: UVI Sports & Fitness Center, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

How to watch: ESPN3

Key matchups:

  • Amari Robinson vs. Erynn Barnum
  • Brie Perpignan vs. Makayla Daniels

Clemson vs. Northern Arizona

When: Saturday, Nov. 26, 5:45 p.m. EST

Where: UVI Sports & Fitness Center, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

How to watch: ESPN3

Key matchups:

  • Amari Robinson vs. Montana Oltrogge
  • Hannah Hank vs. Nyah Moran

 

Fort Myers Tip-Off

Pitt vs. Towson

When: Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, 2 p.m. EST

Where: Suncoast Credit Union Arena, Fort Myers, Florida

How to watch: None

Key matchups: 

  • Amber Brown vs. Quinzia Fulmore
  • Maliyah Johnson vs. Anissa Riviera

Pitt vs. DePaul

When: Saturday, Nov. 26, 2 p.m. EST

Where: Suncoast Credit Union Arena, Fort Myers, Florida

How to watch: None

Key matchups: 

  • Maliyah Johnson vs. Aneesah Morrow
  • Dayshanette Harris vs. Darrione Rogers

Pitt vs. Maryland

When: Sunday, Nov. 27, 11:30 a.m. EST

Where: Suncoast Credit Union Arena, Fort Myers, Florida

How to watch: None

Key matchups:

  • Dayshanette Harris vs. Diamond Miller
  • Channise Lewis vs. Abby Meyers 

 

Miami Thanksgiving Tournament

NC A&T vs. Miami

When: Friday, Nov. 25, 3 p.m. EST

Where: Watsco Center, Coral Gables, Florida

How to watch: ACCNX

Key matchups:

  • Haley Cavinder vs. Maleia Bracone
  • Destiny Harden vs. Talia Davis

Miami vs. Arkansas Pine-Bluff/Columbia

When: Sunday, Nov. 27, 2 p.m. EST

Where: Watsco Center, Coral Gables, Florida

How to watch: ACCNX

Key matchups:

  • Destiny Harden vs. Coriah Beck
  • Haley Cavinder vs. Raziya Potter
  • Ja’Leah Williams vs. Kaitlyn Davis
  • Latasha Lattimore vs. Hannah Pratt

 

Puerto Rico November Classico

Boston College vs. Morgan State

When: Friday, Nov. 25, 4 p.m. EST

Where: Roberto Clemente Coliseum, San Juan, Puerto Rico

How to watch: FloHoops

Key matchups:

  • Dontavia Waggoner vs. Ja’Niah Johnson
  • JoJo Lacey vs. Gabrielle Johnson

Boston College vs. Stephen F. Austin

When: Saturday, Nov. 26, 4 p.m. EST

Where: Roberto Clemente Coliseum, San Juan, Puerto Rico

How to watch: FloHoops

Key matchups:

  • Maria Gakdeng vs. Aiyana Johnson
  • Taina Mair vs. Angel Scott

 

Phil Knight Legacy

Duke vs. No. 5 UConn

When: Friday, Nov. 25, 6 p.m. EST

Where: Chiles Center, Portland, Oregon

How to watch: ESPN2, ESPNU

Key matchups:

  • Celeste Taylor vs. Azzi fudd
  • Taya Corosdale vs. Aaliyah Edwards

Duke vs. No. 4 Iowa/Oregon State

When: Sunday, Nov. 27, 1 /10 p.m. EST

Where: Moda Center/Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon

How to watch: ABC/ESPN2

Key matchups:

  • Celeste Taylor vs. Caitlin Clark
  • Kennedy Brown vs. Monika Czinano
  • Taya Corosdale vs. Talia Von Oelhoffen
  • Elizabeth Balogun vs. Noelle Mannen

 

Gulf Coast Showcase

Georgia Tech vs. South Florida

When: Friday, Nov. 25, 7:30 p.m. EST

Where: Hertz Arena, Estero, Florida

How to watch: FloHoops

Key matchups:

  • Bianca Jackson vs. Elena Tsineke
  • Cameron Swartz vs. Sammie Puisis

Georgia Tech vs. TBD

When: Saturday, Nov. 26, TBD

Where: Hertz Arena, Estero, Florida

How to watch: FloHoops

Georgia Tech vs. TBD

When: Sunday, Nov. 27, TBD

Where: Hertz Arena, Estero, Florida

How to watch: FloHoops

 

Cavalier Classic

Minnesota vs. Virginia

When: Saturday, Nov. 26, 2 p.m. EST

Where: John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville, Virginia

How to watch: ACCNX

Key matchups:

  • Taylor Valladay vs. Mara Braun
  • Camryn Taylor vs. Alanna Micheaux 

East Carolina vs. Virginia

When: Sunday, Nov. 27, 2 p.m. EST

Where: John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville, Virginia

How to watch: ACCN

Key matchups: 

  • Sam Brunelle vs. Tiara Chambers

Kaydan Lawson vs. Danae McNeal

Some eye-openers

Upset:

Kansas State stunned No. 4 Iowa, 84-83.

More results:

Washington held off UC Irvine, 62-60, in 2OT.

No. 1 South Carolina 85, Clemson 31

No. 8 Ohio State 86, Ohio 56

No. 12 Indiana 96, Bowling Green 61

No. 24 Villanova 67, Penn 41

Duke 71, Texas A&M 52

Kentucky 63, Bellermine 45

Columbia 83, Seton Hall 76

Oklahoma State 73, Missouri State 54

Michigan State 109, Florida A&M 44

Syracuse 85, LIU 63

Vanderbilt 70, Austin Peay 61

Arkansas 80, Kent State 59

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule

College team news:

Ten things we’ve learned in the first 10 days of the season.

The California Regents will decide Dec. 14 whether or not UCLA can depart for the Big Ten.

South Florida has its sight set on history.

College player news:

South Carolina freshman Ashlyn Watkins became the first in program history to throw down a dunk in a game tonight.

WNBA news:

Eric Thibault will pick up where his dad left off with the Mystics.

Brandi Poole is a new assistant coach for the Wings.

Brittney Griner has been relocated to a penal colony 200 miles outside of Moscow.

Intensity already defining the season

Upset:

No. 25 Utah tied a program scoring record with a 124-point outburst against No. 16 Oklahoma, who had 78 points.

Almost-upset:

No. 7 Iowa State hung on to edge Northern Iowa, 88-85.

More results:

No. 2 Stanford 80, Cal Poly 43

No. 9 Notre Dame 92, Northwestern 58

No. 10 NC State 96, Charlotte 48

No. 13 North Carolina 93, South Carolina State 25

No. 15 LSU 101, Houston Christian 47

No. 19 Maryland 70, Davidson 52

No. 23 Michigan 99, Western Michigan 67

Florida State 92, Florida 77

Texas Tech 86, Colorado 85 (OT)

South Florida 67, Alabama 59

Ole Miss 92, Southern Miss 46

Virginia 68, Loyola Chicago 62

Princeton 70, Fordham 67

Georgia 89, Kennesaw State 47

Wisconsin 103, Bradley 49

Georgia Tech 57, Auburn 51

Northern Arizona 110, Cal Baptist 104 (2OT)

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule

College team news:

Meet Stanford’s “happiness professor.”

Transfers have shaken up the Pac-12.

College player news:

Nika Muhl is embracing a new role at UConn….while Azzi Fudd is off to an historic start.

Freshman Shay Ciezki is proving critical for Penn State.

The NCAA’s starting five for the week.

College coach news:

Adia Barnes has doubled down on changing the world as part of Nike’s new think tank.

The Arizona State assistant coach “dream team.”

WNBA news:

Candace Parker intends to return for her 16th season.

The league’s worst team (the Fever) finally caught a break in the draft lottery.

Quietly major

Today’s results:

No. 16 Oklahoma 77, BYU 66

No. 17 Baylor 58, SMU 55

No. 20 Creighton 77, No. 22 Nebraska 51

Colorado 73, Louisiana 43

USC 58, San Diego 50

Arizona State 79, Montana 64

Michigan State 85, Oakland 39

Penn State 77, Youngstown State 63

New Mexico State 73, New Mexico 64

Upsets of the unranked kind:

Jackson State 69, Texas Tech 63

Cleveland State 90, DePaul 83 (OT)

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule….is packed

College team news:

What does Indiana owe their success to?

Utah is remaining focused on process.

Missouri still has to “clean things up.”

Villanova is the NCAA’s team of the week.

College player news:

The Wooden Award watch list.

Recruitment news:

The No. 1 recruit from the class of 2023, Juju Watkins, has chosen USC.

Watkins grew up in Watts.

WNBA news:

Mystics coach Mike Thibault will retire, but continue with the franchise as general manager, while son Eric Thibault will become the new head coach.

The CIA director will meet with his Russian counterpart to discuss nukes and Brittney Griner.

A couple more big knock offs

Upsets:

No. 12 Indiana upended No. 11 Tennessee, 79-67, for the first time in program history……..they were in control from start to finish.

The Hoosiers put the nation on notice.

No. 5 UConn took down No. 3 Texas, 83-76.

More results:

No. 14 Virginia Tech 79, South Carolina Upstate 24

No. 21 Oregon 83, Southern 46

Princeton 62, Seton Hall 58

South Dakota State 63, Mississippi State 62

Arkansas 79, Tulsa 70

Missouri 65, Western Kentucky 47

Rhode Island 74, Providence 72

Stony Brook 73, Iona 71

UMass 67, Maine 54

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule

Rankings:

This week’s AP top 25 poll.

ESPN’s power rankings for the week.

The NCAA’s power rankings.

College player news:

An inside look at Aliyah Boston’s signature workout.

College coach news:

Arizona coach Adia Barnes, and others, are struggling to lock in games.

It’s getting hot in here

So so good, this first week of 2022-2023 has been. Some teams are serving up notice, and it’s feeling a little like mid-season already………..

Almost-upsets:

No. 4 Iowa escaped Drake in OT, 92-86.

Louisville survived Belmont, 75-70.

More results:

No. 2 Stanford 87, Portland 47

No. 10 NC State 86, Mount St. Mary’s 38

No. 14 Ohio State 82, Boston College 64

No. 16 LSU 107, Western Carolina 34

No. 17 Maryland 83, Fordham 76

No. 19 Arizona 87, CSUN 47

Kentucky 79, Coastal Carolina 53

Virginia 72, Wake Forest 52

USF 70, Jacksonville 59

FGCU 92, FIU 63

Northwestern 63, Penn 55

Miami 81, Boston University 46

Rutgers 87, NJIT 71

Georgia Tech 65, Kennesaw State 39

Vanderbilt 74, Columbia 63

Ole Miss 58, Little Rock 40

Georgia 52, Jacksonville State 44

Florida 86, UNC Asheville 40

Michigan State 97, Western Michigan 49

South Dakota 71, Bradley 53

Texas A&M 73, Army 49

UCLA 95, Troy 83

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule…..some great matchups on deck in Indiana-Tennessee; Texas-UConn; Princeton-Seton Hall; and South Dakota State-Mississippi State.