Women’s Top 25: Tennessee’s Summitt reaches 900 victories

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESanta Anita opens winter meet Saturday with loaded card 1 Tennessee 80, at 19 Vanderbilt 68 Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt collected her 900th career win as Shanna Zolman led five players in double figures with 16 points. Tennessee (18-0, 4-0 SEC) trailed 50-49 before scoring 19 of the next 21 points with 5:47 to play. at 2 Duke 77, N.C. St. 57 Monique Currie’s 20 points led the Blue Devils (18-0, 6-0 ACC), who warmed up for their game against top-ranked Tennessee on Monday. Duke has won 17 of 20 meetings against N.C. State, including the past nine, and haven’t lost at Cameron Indoor Stadium in the series in a decade. at 3 LSU 79, Alabama 43 Seimone Augustus’ 20 points led LSU (15-1, 4-0 SEC) over the Crimson Tide (8-9, 2-2). at 7 Ohio St. 60, Indiana 50 The Buckeyes (14-2, 5-1 Big Ten) won their fifth in a row and relied on Debbie Merrill (nine points, 10 rebounds) to patrol the middle against the Hoosiers (9-8, 3-3). 21 Temple 48, at 9 Rutgers 47 Candice Dupree’s go-ahead basket with 1:48 to play boosted the Owls (13-4) over the Scarlet Knights (12-3). at 11 Purdue 70, Penn St. 56 Katie Gearlds tied a season-high with 28 points to lead the Boilermakers (14-2, 6-0 Big Ten) to their 10th win ina row. Kamela Gissendanner had 22 points for the Nittany Lions (7-10, 1-5). at 12 Michigan St. 72, Illinois 61 Lindsay Bowen scored 16 points as the Spartans (14-5, 4-2 Big Ten) won their 23rd straight game at Breslin Center. Michigan State won its fifth straight win over the Fighting Illini (12-5, 4-2). 13 Georgia 81, Mississippi St. 42 Sherill Baker had 15 points and 10 of the 21 steals for the Lady Bulldogs (13-4, 3-1 SEC). at 14 Stanford 82, Arizona 51 Brooke Smith had 20 points and 11 rebounds for the Pac-10-leading Cardinal (12-4, 7-1), which won its sixth straight and 41st consecutive home conference contest. The Wildcats (6-12, 2-6) appear to be headed for their first losing season since 1994-95. at California 66, 15 Arizona St. 64 Alexis Gray-Lawson scored 23 points as the Golden Bears (13-5, 5-3 Pac-10) took a 36-24 lead at halftime before holding on to beat the Sun Devils (14-4, 5-3). 16 Minnesota 85, at Michigan 57 The Golden Gophers (12-4, 5-1 Big Ten) scored 24 points off 23 turnovers by the Wolverines (6-12, 0-5) and got 38 points from their bench. at Wake Forest 77, 18 Virginia Tech 71 (OT) Cotelia Bond-Young scored 22 points for the Demon Deacons (10-6, 2-2 ACC), including a short jumper with 2 seconds left in regulation that tied the score at 67. Carrie Mason led the Hokies (14-3, 1-3) with 18 points. at Miami 82, 22 Boston College 68 Tamara James scored 25 points to lead the Hurricanes (13-4, 3-1 ACC) over the Eagles (12-6, 0-4). 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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