UC Irvine looks poised to once again win the Big West regular-season title, but don't be surprised if another team makes a surprise run in the conference tourney. Check out our complete projected Big West standings for the 2014-15 season.
Tiffany Mitchell scored 24 points, Alaina Coates added 13, and top-seeded South Carolina took a while to pull away from No. 16 seed Cal State Northridge in a 73-58 win on Sunday in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
Freshman guard Ridge Shipley hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 13.7 seconds left and seventh-seeded Cal Poly completed its improbable march to the school's first Big West Tournament championship, beating Cal State Northridge Saturday night.