Saturday, January 19, 2019

So many game results

Today's results:

No. 2 UConn 88, Temple 67

No. 11 Texas 73, TCU 67

No. 13 Gonzaga 86, San Diego 61

No. 18 Iowa State 104, Oklahoma 78

Army 55, Navy 52

Central Michigan 82, Kent State 75

Ohio 85, Eastern Michigan 44

Buffalo 61, Western Michigan 59

South Florida 73, Tulane 46

Oklahoma State 72, Kansas 62

Kansas State 66, Texas Tech 62

Miami Ohio 60, Ball State 57

Rice 64, North Texas 52

Georgetown 68, Villanova 63

Pepperdine 95, Loyola Marymount 86 (OT)

Old Dominion 53, Southern Mississippi 50

Northern Colorado 60, Idaho State 56

All scores

Tomorrow's game schedule

College team news:

One of Pat Summitt's favorite sayings is suitable for the Lady Vols now.

Notre Dame is dominating the middle quarters.

Duke will host a mental health awareness game Jan. 27.

College coach news:

Holly Warlick doesn't have answers for Tennessee's historic losing streak.

For four months, Lindsay Whalen was Minnesota's coach while playing in the WNBA.

College player news:

Michaela Onyenwere has jumped from the wings to center stage for UCLA.

Kennedy Burke's drive to be great is finally an asset for the Bruins.


The top 15 remaining games of the regular season.

Arizona State plays their fifth top 10-ranked opponent tomorrow in No. 5 Oregon.

Iowa's energy must come from themselves tomorrow.

Both Minnesota and Nebraska enter tomorrow's match up coming off of a slump-busting win.

Friday, January 18, 2019

All is quiet for a change

Today's results.....which include NO upsets:

No. 5 Oregon 77, No. 19 Arizona State 71

No. 6 Stanford 91, Washington 54

No. 10 Oregon State 86, Arizona 64

No. 14 Marquette 96, Seton Hall 60

No. 24 DePaul 73, St. John's 64

Cal 77, Washington State 63

South Dakota State 66, North Dakota 48

South Dakota 76, Oral Roberts 72

Drake 88, Northern Iowa 64

Utah 78, Colorado 59

All scores

Tomorrow's game schedule

College team news:

NC State stands alone as the only undefeated team in this wild season.

Towson is off to its best start in CAA play in 11 years.

Being at the top creates a target Northern Colorado welcomes.

Troy is off to a record start.

Florida's bench has been one of its few bright spots.

College player news:

Mississippi State's Chloe Bibby is out for the season with a left knee injury sustained in last night's game.

UConn's Megan Walker is playing with a new confidence since the winter break.

USC's Shalexxus Aaron's brother Shaqquan plays for the men's team.

Mikayla Pivec's team-first mentality is paying of at OSU.

Sierra Cheatham is looking to her out of her slump when Tulane takes on South Florida.

Pitt junior Alayna Gribble has been granted a medical disqualification.

College coach news:

Monday's South Carolina-Missouri rematch is a chance to move forward, Tiger coach Robin Pingeton says.

High school news:

The Dallas-Forth Worth area is loaded with talent.

Maori Davenport fights to return to the court.

She can keep playing, as her case has been postponed.

International and WNBA news:

Kayla Pedersen is playing her farewell game in Australia tomorrow before she retires.

Maya Moore is out, but for how long?

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Upsets are the new normal

Upsets are becoming the norm, not the exception


No. 17 Michigan State knocked off No. 9 Maryland, 77-60.

BYU ended No. 13 Gonzaga's 12-game winning streak, 70-68.

Alabama took out No. 20 Tennessee, 86-65. It is the first four-game losing streak for the Lady Vols since 1970.

Close ones:

No. 16 Kentucky 64, LSU 60

Auburn 72, Vanderbilt 70

More results:

No. 4 Louisville 91, Virginia 43

No. 7 Mississippi State 89, No. 15 South Carolina 74

No. 22 Iowa 75, Michigan 61

No. 23 Minnesota 78, Wisconsin 50

Missouri 61, Georgia 35

Miami 58, Duke 50

Clemson 71, Georgia Tech 61

Ohio State 76, Penn State 71

Florida State 91, Boston College 71

Nebraska 77, Illinois 67

All scores

Tomorrow's game schedule

College team news:

There are plenty of North Carolina players on NC State's undefeated team roster.

Oregon and Oregon State are on the verge of setting attendance records.

Oregon podcast.

Utah is enjoying the moment during Pac-12 play.

The scariest thing about the Utes' resurgence is that they're young.

Arizona State's freshmen are progressing on a veteran team.

Arizona is searching for scorers to help Aari McDonald.

UConn's game against Temple has been moved to Saturday due to weather.

College player news:

UConn's Megan Walker outscored Tulane last night - the first DI player since 2002 to do so.

There's at least one Syracuse player who skips three's.

Mikayla Pivec is putting in work to overcome her free throw struggles for Oregon State.

Colorado's young points guards are growing up fast.

College coach news:

Joni Taylor's daughter brings joy to Georgia.

Amy Williams shares a list of ways Nebraska can improve their scoring production.

High school news:

ESPN's picks for the McDonald's All-American game rosters.

Christ the King's Natalija Marshall is emerging as one of New York's finest.

Hearing loss hasn't deterred Cheyenne Talbot.

Saylor Poffenbarger thrives with recruiter's eyes on her.

WNBA news:

The Minnesota Lynx issued an interesting statement today: “We have been in close contact with Maya Moore and together, are deciding the best way to approach next season.”

The Lynx is unsure if Moore will play this season.

She might sit out.

I would not be surprised at all.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The ranked teams keep falling


Kansas State knocked off No. 11 Texas, 87-69.

West Virginia took down No. 18 Iowa State, 73-64.

Northwestern upended No. 25 Indiana, 75-69.

Miami handed Central Michigan their first conference loss, 70-67.

Almost upset:

No. 20 Rutgers held off Purdue in OT, 65-63.

More results:

Ohio survived Kent State, 83-81.

TCU 78, Texas Tech 70

Villanova 58, Penn 50

All scores

Tomorrow's game schedule is full of big match ups

College team news:

Why Mississippi State and South Carolina have one of the best hoops rivalries.

Oregon is much more than Sabrina Ionescu's supporting cast.

The return of Kadiatou Sissoko is bringing depth to Syracuse.

At halftime, Iowa players talk, then listen.

The Hawkeyes look to keep their momentum going.

Utah is off to a strong start.

Ohio State is seeking growth in a season of transition.

It will be gut check time for BYU when taking on No. 13 Gonzaga.

Houston is struggling in the early season.

Around the Rim focuses on the Big Ten.

Lady Vol news:

Getting a much-needed win will require ending a losing streak to Alabama.

Coach Holly Warlick is tending to the team's defense and confidence.

College player news:

Baylor's Kalani Brown credits her mom, and not her NBA dad, for her game.

Why Jazzmun Holmes is Mississippi State's X-factor against South Carolina.

Maryland's freshman duo is making an immediate impact.

Seven super Pac-12 seniors.

How Tennessee's freshman have performed thus far.

Utah freshman Dre'Una Edwards is stepping up.

Australian guard Tara Manumaleuga has joined Arizona.

Corey James mirrors Portland State's growth even as she's medically retired.

The NCAA's starting five for the week.

College coach news:

Why Miami coach Katie Meier will put nostalgia aside tomorrow when her team faces Duke.

Otis Hughley is bringing a wealth of knowledge to Auburn.

High school news:

Julia Aryault is a top 100 player, thanks to her twin brother.

WNBA news:

Key things to know about free agency.

Alisha Valavanis is CEO of the Storm and Force 10 Sports.

A'ja Wilson has joined the SEC Network as a basketball analyst.

Monday, January 14, 2019

A bit of everything


Ohio State toppled No. 17 Michigan State, 65-55.

More results:

No. 7 Mississippi State stopped Auburn, 85-59, on Teaira McCowan's big night.

No. 22 Iowa used a strong fourth quarter to run past No. 23 Minnesota, 81-63.

All scores

Tomorrow's game schedule

About yesterday:

Our Oregon-UCLA game story, with phenomenal photo gallery.

College team news:

Rutgers is off to its best-ever Big Ten start.

Virginia Tech is struggling after a hot start.

If selected to host the NCAA Tournament, South Carolina will have to travel.

NC State has fought through injuries to remain at the top of the pack.

UCLA remaining competitive, USC is still looking for answers.

There are three undefeated teams left in Division II.

College player news:

Buffalo's Cierra Dillard is ESPNW's player of the week.

DePaul's freshman duo is showing they belong.

College coach news:

In the Coach's Chair this week: Cal's Lindsay Gottlieb.

Profile of North Dakota State coach Maren Walseth.


Three SEC teams have changed things.

Full list.

High school news:

A hearing has been set in the Maori Davenport suspension case.

Sam Brunelle will have surgery on her injured foot and may miss the rest of the season.

WNBA news:

Sources have given ESPN a list of cored players.

The Connecticut Sun have announced their new coaching staff.

WomensHoopsWorld top 25

The AP top 25 poll is off this week, and how convenient that our WomensHoopsWorld top 25 resumes today:

1. Notre Dame
2. UConn
3. Baylor
4. Louisville
5. Oregon
6. Stanford
7. Mississippi State
8. North Carolina State
9. Maryland
10. Oregon State
11. Syracuse
12. Texas
13. Marquette
14. Gonzaga
15. Iowa
16. Rutgers
17. South Carolina
18. Arizona State
19. South Dakota
20. Iowa State
21. Michigan State
22. Kentucky
23. Utah
24. Tennessee
25. Central Michigan

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Upending Sunday

Tomorrow's top 25 poll should again look different from this week's after today's games


Georgia tripped up No. 13 Tennessee, 66-62. It's the first time since 1986 that the Lady Vols have dropped three straight.

Ole Miss stunned No. 16 Kentucky, 55-49.

Clemson took down No. 22 Florida State, 57-45.

Florida shocked Missouri, 58-56.

Department of whoa:

No. 19 Arizona State edged No. 24 Cal, 62-61. It's the third consecutive loss for the Bears.

No. 6 Stanford pounded Arizona, 78-48.

NC State is 17-0 and the only unbeaten team in Division I after their 66-38 thrashing of Virginia.

Kansas ended Kansas State's 10-game winning streak, 61-54. It was the first win for the Jayhawks over their rivals since 2014.

More results:

No. 1 Notre Dame 78, Wake Forest 48

No. 2 Louisville 61, Georgia Tech 44

No. 5 Oregon 72, UCLA 52

No. 12 Syracuse 90, North Carolina 77

No. 15 Marquette 72, Georgetown 62

No. 21 South Carolina 76, LSU 53

No. 25 Indiana 75, Wisconsin 68

West Virginia 66, Oklahoma 55

Rutgers 62, Nebraska 56

Arkansas 83, Vanderbilt 62

Purdue 57, Northwestern 54

Boston College 59, Pitt 55

DePaul 66, Villanova 59 (OT)

Creighton 65, St. John's 63

All scores

Tomorrow's game schedule

College team news:

Back at home this week, Minnesota will try to snap their losing streak.

The Gophers have had plenty of issues in their three-game skid.

Nebraska is frustrated after three straight losses.

Don't call Minnesota a "must-win," but Iowa could use it.

College player news:

Syracuse guard Tiana Mangakahia got a triple-double in today's win.

West Virginia senior guard Katrina Pardee will miss 3-6 weeks with an ankle injury.

Boston College freshman Marnelle Garraud is adjusting to the ACC.

Molly Bent is providing an unlikely spark off the bench for UConn.

Q&A with MTSU transfer Anastasia Hayes.

College coach news:

Green Bay coach Kevin Borseth won the 700th game of his career yesterday.

Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer: "it's my life."

Saturday, January 12, 2019

As the cookies crumble

Tons and tons of results today:

No. 4 Baylor 79, TCU 55

No. 9 Maryland 83, Michigan 69

No. 11 Texas 64, No. 20 Iowa State 62

No. 14 Gonzaga 97, Portland 71

Buffalo 66, Miami Ohio 59

George Washington 46, Dayton 45

Ohio 90, Ball State 75

Rice 76, UTEP 42

New Mexico 70, Colorado State 58

UC Irvine 65, CSUN 61

BYU 74, St. Mary's 73

Santa Clara 83, Loyola Marymount 75 (3OT)

All scores

Tomorrow's game schedule

College team news:

Riding a seven-game win streak, South Carolina needs to stay in the moment.

UConn is trying to find the right fit.

Boise State has set a record for Mountain West wins.

Nebraska wants to join the list of teams with a Big Ten upset.

Illinois State looks to rediscover their scoring touch.

UAlbany continues to grow.

College player news:

The injury Kentucky's Taylor Murray suffered in Thursday night's game isn't serious.

Notre Dame's Mikayla Vaughn is making every minute count after her lost freshman season.

Madi Williams is finding her footing for Oklahoma.

This Gamecock is finally playing like the star Dawn Staley saw three years ago.

Kansas junior center Tyler Johnson has been medically disqualified and will step away from basketball due to chronic knee issues.

Texas freshman Charli Collier is embracing the learning process.

College coach news:

UConn coach Geno Auriemma sympathizes with injury-riddled South Florida.

After a rash of knee injuries, Northern Illinois coach Lisa Carlsen is seeking reinforcements.

High school news:

Fran Belibi did it again with another outrageous dunk. This time it was an alley-oop.

Maori Davenport's high school eligibility is still uncertain.

Muskegon High School's influence is strong with Michigan State.

International news:

Kristy Wallace breaks her silence after re-tearing her ACL.


Lisa Leslie is the second female coach in Ice Cube's 3-on-3 league.