Sunday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules
Monday, November 28, 2011
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 26 points as No. 1 Baylor beat its second Top 10 opponent this season on Sunday, handing sixth-ranked Tennessee its first loss at home in nearly three years, 76-67.
The preseason All-America had nine first-half points but rallied in the paint after halftime.
The Lady Volunteers (2-2) took a 39-31 lead on Glory Johnson's free throw with 17:39 left, but Griner had a pair of layups in an 11-2 run for the Lady Bears (6-0). The second gave Baylor a 42-41 lead with 15 minutes left.
Another preseason All-America, Shekinna Stricklen, led the Lady Vols with 25 points and 12 rebounds. Vicki Baugh added 17 points and 10 rebounds.
Odyssey Sims added 23 points and Jordan Madden had 11 points for the Lady Bears, who also beat then-No. 2 Notre Dame on Nov. 20.
NO. 2 CONNECTICUT 78, DAYTON 38
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — No. 2 Connecticut won its 89th straight at home to set an NCAA record, beating Dayton behind Freshman Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis' 23 points.
Bria Hartley and Stefanie Dolson each had 11 points and Dolson had seven rebounds for UConn (6-0), which won its three games in the World Vision Classic by an average of over 47 points a game.
De'Sarea Chambers scored eight points to lead Dayton (3-3), which finished the round-robin tournament 2-1.
The win extended the Huskies Division I record home winning streak and set a new all-time NCAA mark, passing Division III Rust (Miss.) College, which won 88 straight at home from 1982-89. The Huskies set the mark for consecutive wins last year at 90, before being beaten on the road at Stanford.
Nobody has beaten UConn at home since Rutgers won the Big East tournament final in 2007.
NO. 9 MIAMI 92, LONGWOOD 43
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Shenise Johnson scored 22 points on 9-of-11 shooting and had six assists to lead the Hurricanes (5-1). Morgan Stroman finished with 20 points, shooting 8 of 10 from the field.
Miami had 20 steals and forced 28 Longwood turnovers and increased its home winning streak to 27.
Mina Jovanic scored 12 points to lead the Lancers (1-5).
NO. 10 GEORGIA 81, NORTHEASTERN 61
LAS VEGAS (AP)— Jasmine Hassell and Erika Ford each scored 18 points to lead No. 10 Georgia to a victory over Northeastern in the Lady Rebel Round-Up consolation game.
Khaalidah Miller added 16 points for Georgia (5-1), while Ford and Jasmine James both grabbed seven rebounds.
Jewel Tunstull had 15 points for Northeastern (0-6), while Deanna Kerkhof added 13 and Jamie Conroy had 11 points, eight assists and five rebounds.
NO. 14 KENTUCKY 90, MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE 51
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Bernisha Pinkett had 13 points off the bench for No. 14 Kentucky.
A'dia Mathies and Bria Goss also scored 13 points for the Wildcats (7-0), who set a blistering pace early. They scored the game's first 10 points in a three-minute span before even allowing Mississippi Valley State (1-4) a field-goal attempt.
Brittney Lakes finished with 18 points for the Devilettes.
NO. 16 NORTH CAROLINA 76, KENNESAW STATE 62
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Chay Shegog had 21 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 16 North Carolina beat Kennesaw State.
She'la White added 20 points and Krista Gross had 13 points for the short-handed Tar Heels (5-0), who trailed most of the first half.
Ashley Holliday scored 26 points for the Owls (2-3), who led 14-8 midway through the first half. Sametria Gideon added 13 points for Kennesaw State.
No. 18 OHIO ST. 77, No. 20 LSU 68
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Samantha Prahalis scored 28 points and flirted with a triple-double and Tayler Hill's high-bouncing 3-pointer led No. 18 Ohio State past No. 20 LSU.
Prahalis, who also had eight assists and eight rebounds, had eight points and an assist in a 12-4 second-half run that gave the Buckeyes (5-0) the lead for good.
Hill scored 19 of her 23 points in the second half, including a critical 3 with 3:10 left to keep LSU (3-3) at bay.
Adrienne Webb and Krystal Forthan each had 15 points and LaSondra Barrett 13 for the Lady Tigers.
NO. 19 TEXAS TECH 94, LOUISIANA-MONROE 54
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kelsi Baker had 14 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 19 Texas Tech past Louisiana-Monroe.
Texas Tech (5-0) jumped to a 16-3 lead and led 37-19 at halftime. Louisiana-Monroe was 1 for 11 from the floor through the first eight minutes.
Ashleigh Simmons led Louisiana-Monroe (0-7) with 17 points.
NO. 21 GEORGETOWN 64, UNLV 45
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sugar Rodgers scored 16 points, leading No. 21 Georgetown to a victory in the Lady Rebel Round-Up championship game.
Tia Magee scored 12 points and Alexa Roche had 10 points and seven rebounds for Georgetown (5-2).
UNLV (6-1) was led by Jamie Smith with 14 points and 10 rebounds and Kelli Thompson added with 12 points.
CALIFORNIA 59, NO. 22 VIRGINIA 50
HONOLULU (AP) — Layshia Clarendon had 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead California in the final round of the Rainbow Wahine Showdown.
The Golden Bears (4-2) led most of the game, taking their largest lead of 15 points early in the second half. They finished 41 percent shooting from the field.
Clarendon made 5 of 11 from the field, including shooting 3 for 6 from 3-point range. Reserve Justine Hartman added 12 points for California.
Chelsea Shine was 5 of 6 from 3-point range and had 15 points and nine rebounds, and Ariana Moorer also scored 15 points for the Cavaliers (5-2), who shot just 31 percent from the field.
NO. 23 DEPAUL 88, NORTHWESTERN 72
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Keisha Hampton scored a career-high 32 points, Anna Martin added 21 points and No. 23 DePaul handed Northwestern its first loss of the season.
With the game tied at 62, DePaul (5-1) went on an 8-2 run as Hampton capped the surge with a 3-pointer. Northwestern (4-1) pulled to 74-70 with 3:34 remaining, but the Blue Demons Jasmine Penny scored five and Hampton had four as DePaul expanded its lead to 83-70.
Brittany Hrynko had 14 points for DePaul with four 3-pointers. Danielle Diamant led Northwestern with 19 points.
NO. 24 TEXAS 71, HAWAII 50
HONOLULU (AP) — Chassidy Fussell scored 15 points for Texas in the final round of the Rainbow Wahine Showdown.
The Longhorns (5-1) took the lead midway through the first half and never gave it back, leading by as many as 26 points after the break. They shot 48 percent from the field (30 of 62) in the game.
Yvonne Anderson added 13 points and Ashley Gayle pulled down nine rebounds for Texas, who beat the Warriors (1-6) on the boards 37-31.
Breanna Arbuckle scored 22 points for the Warriors, who went 17 for 51 from the field.