Sunday’s Den: Wrapping up a busy Saturday…….

— SEC
Texas A&M 97, Kentucky 92, OT- Aggies outscored Kentucky 8-3 in overtime.
Tennessee 85, Georgia 79- Dawgs led by 11 with 6:24 left in game.
Alabama 82, Mississippi State 74- Bulldogs were only 15-27 on the foul line.
Alabama/Auburn are both 3-0 in SEC; six other teams are 2-1.

— Big X
TCU 68, Houston 67- TCU was 8-15 on arc, Houston 4-11.
Cougars were last unbeaten team in country; they lost twice this week.
Texas Tech 60, Kansas State 59- Tech outscored K-State 11-2 over final 3:21.
Baylor/Texas Tech are tied for first at 3-0; four other teams are 2-1.

— Pac-12
Washington State 73, Arizona 70- Wildcats shot 34.7% from the floor.
Wildcats split their last eight games, after an 8-0 start.
Colorado 68, USC 58- Buffs outscored USC 44-21 in second half.
Oregon is 5-0, sits atop Pac-12; Arizona State is 4-1.

— Mountain West
Utah State 87, UNLV 86- Aggies hit and 3-pointer and 2 foul shots with 0:08.4 left.
New Mexico 88, San Diego State 70- Lobos outscored Aztecs 48-33 in second half.
Wyoming 68, Fresno State 67- Bulldogs lost five of their last six games.
Utah State 4-0 in conference, Boise State 3-0, San Diego State 3-1

— Big East
Creighton 66, St John’s 65- Red Storm led by 9 with 9:29 left in game.
Xavier 85, Providence 65- Friars lost last four games, after an 11-2 start.
Seton Hall 78, Butler 72- Pirates won seven of their last eight games.
Seton Hall is 5-1 in Big East; UConn/Villanova are both 4-1.

— Atlantic 15
Fordham 80, St Bonaventure 74- Rams were a 10.5-point underdog.
Richmond 77, George Mason 70- Spiders won their last six games.
Loyola Chi 78, St Joe’s 75- Loyola outscored the Hawks 19-7 over final 6:13
Dayton, Richmond, Rhode Island are all 3-0 in conference games.

Baseball Fact of the Day: On December 9, 1965, the Reds traded Frank Robinson to the Orioles. In his first season with Baltimore, Robinson hit for the Triple Crown, and the Orioles won the World Series.

Upsets of the Day:
Fordham (+10.5) 80, St Bonaventure 74
Washington State (+9.5) 73, Arizona 70
Campbell (+9.5) 69, Hofstra 68
Central Michigan (+7.5) 77, Kent State 62
West Virginia (+6.5) 76, Texas 73
Appalachian State (+6.5) 59, James Madison 55

— Sun Belt
Appalachian State 59, James Madison 55- ASU survived 23 turnovers (minus-10).
JMU lost two of its last three games, after a 14-0 start.
South Alabama 91, Marshall 85- Jaguars led 53-45 at halftime of this 79-possession game.
Troy is 5-0 in Sun Belt; Marshall, App State, Georgia State are all 4-1.

— Big West
Northridge 76, Fullerton 71- Matadors are 13-4; their last winning season? 2009.
Santa Barbara 85, Long Beach 76- Gauchos outscored Long Beach 50-36 in second half.
Cal-San Diego is 11-6, 5-0 in Big West games, but they’re not eligible for the Big West tournament or NCAA’s yet- this is only their 4th season as a Division I team.

— Big Sky
Portland State 69, Weber State 66- Underdog Vikings led 42-26 at halftime, hung on.
Sacramento State 66, Idaho State 64- Hornets won 3 of last 4 games (wins by 3-2-2 points)
Montana State 90, Northern Colorado 81- Bobcats shot 62.8% inside the arc.
Eastern Washington leads Big Sky with a 3-0 record; Montana State is 3-1.

— Saint Mary’s 73, Santa Clara 49
Broncos upset Gonzaga Thursday; they were down 47-18 at halftime in this game.
Gaels won five in row, 10 of last 11 games, after a 2-5 start.
Gaels are 4-0 in WCC, giving up 58.8 ppg in those games.

— Samford 134, VMI 96
Samford led this game 72-54………at halftime.
VMI shot 13-23 on the arc……and lost by 38.
Samford is shooting 41.1% on the arc (#3) this season.

— Winthrop 92, Radford 88, 3 OT’s
Radford led this game 20-5 early on.
Winthrop is 4-0 in Big South; 3 of the 4 wins came in overtime.
Eagles were 24-38 on foul line, Radford 12-15.

— We’re starting something a little different this week; on the college basketball page, I’ll post info on five of every day’s most interesting games. 

Author: Armadillo Sports

I've been involved in sports my whole life, now just write about them. I like to travel, mostly to Las Vegas- they have gambling there.