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Wednesday Morning Links: Tennessee, Texas A&M Get ESPN Wins, Fans Enjoy Point Guard Play & Early Rivalry Games

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A look back at yesterday's games from the College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon and beyond as well as a look ahead to some west coast games on tap tonight.

  • Herman of SB Nation's Sippin on Purple is excited about their freshman point guard Karly Roser, who recorded a near-triple double with 12 points, 10 assists, and 7 rebounds in the Wildcats' 71-57 win over Western Kentucky. He still has concerns about the team's depth, but people recovering from injury should help in that matter. Read more >>>
  • Scott M. Johnson of the Kitsap Sun previews the Washington Huskies' crosstown showdown game against the Seattle University Redhawks tonight, suggesting the Huskies are more concerned with getting a win than winning any bragging rights. As the game will be played at UW, a loss to a still-transitioning Division I program wouldn't be very encouraging for fans. Read more >>>
  • South of Washington, the University of San Francisco will host Cal Poly tonight, which features reigning Big West Player of the Week Jonae Ervin who dropped 33 points on Oregon last week. The game will also feature a match of siblings as USF senior Rheina Ale will face her sister Kristen, who is a freshman at Cal Poly. Read more >>>
  • SBN's Streaking the Lawn looks back a few days at Joanna Boyle's first road win with Virginia as they took down Providence. Read more >>>
  • Memphis Tigers guard Brittany Carter is a player I've followed since seeing her drop 49 points in Seattle during her sophomore year - she is probably among the most athletic wings you'll see in the nation. But last night, Illinois used a 1-3-1 zone last night to contain her in the second half and finish the game on a 15-5 run to end the game to come away with a 62-54 win. Carter was 6-for-24 on the game. Read more >>>