Superb win for a program that’s been rebuilding under Lisa Stone: St. Louis upsets #20 George Washington. It was Saint Louis’ first win over a ranked opponent since defeating No. 20 DePaul 73-71 in overtime on Jan. 24, 2003.
Don’t include me? (NCAA’s top 20 reveal holds surprises. Reax from Mechelle. Why we do this? An explanation. ) Fine, we’ll just go out and stomp all over some Sooners. Baylor wins its 22nd straight, 89-66, behind Nina Davis’ 31pts.
Another program showing huge signs of improvement under first year coach Daynia La-Force: Rhode Island over Saint Joseph’s in OT, 63-61. URI snapped a 10-year losing streak against the Hawks. They’ve also got a five-time Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week in Charise Wilson.
Well, hello! USF women’s basketball team crashes the Top 25
The University of South Florida women’s basketball team has made history.
For the first time in the program’s history, the Bulls are ranked in the Associated Press Top 25 women’s basketball poll.
A longtime head girls basketball coach in the Philadelphia region resigned on Monday in the aftermath of a scandal focused on his alleged attempts to scare collegiate recruiters away from opposing athletes in the area.
As reported by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Archbishop Wood girls basketball coach John Gallagher tendered his resignation Monday after his name was entered into the public record during a lawsuit filed by former Neumann-Goretti girls basketball coach Letty Santarelli, who has sued her predecessor for a sum of $50,000, citing slander, defamation of character and libel.
Games of interest today:
Revenge Part Deux? FGCU v. Northern Kentucky.
South Carolina players broke from a meeting after practice with smiles, laughs and goofy poses.
Bothered by their rout at Connecticut? Not this group.
#6 Tennessee looks to stay undefeated in the SEC until they meet fellow undefeat-ee USC (Feb 23rd).
Green Bay (8-1) looks to maintain their spot atop the Horizon when they face Wright State (7-2).
The Horizon League goes 20 deep for rebounding leaders on its women’s basketball stat sheets.
In the latest report, it took a scan of the entire list to find a University of Wisconsin-Green Bay player. Megan Lukan is No. 20 with an average of 5.0 rebounds per game.
Chalk it up as another example of how stats can be misleading.