Despite Baylor's second consecutive road loss, the Big 12 now projects to have seven teams in the NCAA tournament field, thanks to the continued failings of the teams at the bottom of the at-large pool.
Stanford isn't used to looking up to many teams in the rankings, and even fewer foes in the Pac-12 standings. But with a big second-half comeback against Cal on Wednesday, the Cardinal looked like their old selves.
In this wild and weird season, No. 10 Louisville has been quietly going about its business. And after Sunday's win at Cal, that translates to an 11-1 record and likely climbing even higher in the polls.
After seeing protests take place around the country in response to the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases, Cal senior Brittany Boyd and assistant Charmin Smith were compelled to make their own voices heard in local protests in Berkeley.