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USC hands Gonzaga a rare home loss: 58-51

Spokane, Wash. - USC went on a 13-2 run in the last five minutes of the game to beat Gonzaga 58-51 at home, snapping a 32-home game winning streak.Ashley Corral lead the Trojans with 19 points, while Briana Gilbreath added…

Say what? Pac-12 standings so far

As of right this minute, here's where things stand.....who would have thought?Team Conference OverallColorado - 0-0, 6-0Arizona - 0-0, 7-1Arizona St. - 0-0, 6-1Oregon - 0-0, 6-1Oregon St. - 0-0, 6-1Stanford - 0-0, 5-1California - 0-0, 5-2UCLA ...

Weekend madness

That Too Tall kid is pretty good: freshman Reshanda Gray's double-double propels Cal into the finals of their own weekend showcase. They play UNLV at 2:30 p.m. today.There are 14 games today featuring top 25 teams. One of the most…

#24 Gonzaga 73, Cal State Fullerton 60

Fun game to watch last night: my story and photos.Fullerton is young but tough, and they never give up, which I like a lot. Gonzaga seems a little wobbly without a true point guard, but they have so much talent…

No. 24 Gonzaga survives a tough Cal State Fullerton squad

FULLERTON, Calif. – No. 24 Gonzaga (USA Today/ESPN) held off a tough Cal State Fullerton team Friday night to pull out a 73-60 win. Senior forward Kayla Standish led the Bulldogs with 26 points, including 20 in the second half,…

In the midst of the season’s first lull

After all that Thanksgiving weekend tournament and game action, things have been a little quiet the last few days, and that's OK. But as was said in a movie not too long ago, there's never nothing going on.Tammy Sutton-Brown is…

UCLA 78, San Diego State 71

UCLA overcame both a staffing and size deficit last night to beat visiting San Diego State 78-71.Antonye Nyingifa lead the Bruins with 21 points, and Rebekah Gardner added 20. Courtney Clements led the Aztecs with 19 points, while Melissa Sweat…

Big business and team stories

First West Virginia sued the Big East Conference so they could move to the Big 12. Then the Big East counter-sued them. Now WV is seeking to have that suit dismissed.League realignment has messed up scheduling, says Purdue Coach Sharon…

2011-2012 Naismith watch list is out

The usual suspects, but exciting nonetheless.

Random bits

Sylvia Fowles took time to visit and speak to the UCF team, as a favor to her former coach Bob Starkey.Florida Gulf Coast scored a whopping 21 three-pointers in their win against Webber International last night. They tied the NCAA…

ESPN/USA Today top 25 sees a few changes

Vanderbilt, Gonzaga and Texas Tech enter while LSU, Florida State and Georgia Tech drop out of this week's ESPN/USA Today top 25:1. Baylor2. Connecticut3. Notre Dame4. Texas A&M5. Stanford6. Duke7. Maryland8. Tennessee9. Miami10. Kentucky11. Louisville...

The good and the sad

Oklahoma State update:Miranda Serna was laid to rest Saturday in her home state of New Mexico.So far, an investigation has revealed that the plane banked to the right and then dipped before crashing and killing all aboard.Taking on good causes:Baylor…

Mater Dei, former Brea Olinda star ruled ineligible to play

Mater Dei guard Nirra Fields, who is UCLA-bound, and former Brea Olinda star Jeanier Olukemi have both been denied transfers from the California Interscholastic Federation. Unless both win hardship appeals, neither will be able to play this season.

Big things poppin

#1 Baylor held off #7 Tennessee. ESPN's Mechelle Voepel analyzes. So does Baylor point guard Odyssey Sims.At halftime of the big match up, the Pat Summitt Foundation was launched. It will support Alzheimer's programs.Baylor Coach Kim Mulkey had some ki...

Today, yesterday

Today it's #1 Baylor at #6 Tennessee.Last night it was Cal State Northridge over West Virginia - the Matadors' first win over a Big East opponent in team history. Box score.

Thankful for all of this game action

Upsets:#21 Georgetown beat #10 Georgia.Unranked Vanderbilt defeated #14 Oklahoma.Excitement:#3 Notre Dame needed a last-second Natalie Novosel bank shot to overcome #6 Duke at the Junkanoo Jam.#18 Green Bay needed a last-second Adrian Ritchie three-poi...

Oklahoma State returns to the court with a win

The 59-35 victory over Coppin State was more than just a win - it was a triumph:STILLWATER, Okla. -- For the first time in more than a week, the Oklahoma State women's basketball team felt somewhat normal for a few…

Keeping up with the tournaments and games

Stanford overpowered Xavier, 80,64, behind Nnemkadi Ogwumike's season-high 34 points.The Cardinal spent Thanksgiving at the home of junior forward Mikaela Ruef.At the Junkanoo Jam in the Bahamas, Skylar Diggins and Notre Dame had stellar games, and bea...

It’s high school tournament time in Southern California

......the happiest time of the year........Nov. 28-Dec. 3:Brea Olinda Ladycat ClassicInglewood City of Champions TournamentNov. 30-Dec. 3:La Jolla Country Day Sweet 16 InvitationalDec. 5-Dec. 9:Mater Dei Matt Denning ClassicDec. 5-Dec. 10:Fountain Vall...

These are a few of my favorite things

Sue Bird and Candace Parker talk about playing against dudes.Dishin & Swishin interviews Tamika Catchings.Cal is in Hawaii at a tournament, and they're set to take on former Coach Joanne Boyle's Virginia team.I'm holding off on score reporting because ...

University of Oregon’s Matthew Knight Arena: you be the judge

The modern-day symbol for the University of Oregon.....this old schooler doesn't like it.____________________This past weekend I finally got to check out the University of Oregon's new basketball/volleyball court, Matthew Knight Arena. I had been curio...

Things for which to be thankful

Amazing, in-depth interview with Cal freshman forward Reshanda Gray on growing up and overcoming obstacles......."Did you know you could actually get a scholarship out of this?" :)ESPNW will interview fans from 16 teams across the country this season, ...

Some Thanksgiving gratefulness

Nebraska Coach Connie Yori has reason to be grateful this Thanksgiving.A lot of teams are probably grateful, because they're spending the holiday in beauty and warmth as they prepare to begin tournaments Friday. Check twitter for team-posted pictures o...

UConn, A&M and Rutgers have top 2012 recruiting classes

The schools who wrestled down the top 60 2012 recruiting classes this fall:1. Connecticut Huskies2. Texas A&M Aggies3. Rutgers Scarlet Knights4. Notre Dame Fighting Irish5. Tennessee Lady Vols6. Syracuse Orange7. Duke Blue Devils8. Baylor Bears9. Maryl...

Tonight’s upset is……..

Northwestern beat #20 LSU, 44-43. Key game moment:LSU seemed to take control of the game during a five-minute stretch of the second half. After falling behind for the first time all night, Northwestern regained the lead at 24-23 on a…