Upsets name of women's games

Tennessee holds on for hoops win

Posted: Monday, February 19, 2001

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Michelle Snow took an inbounds pass with 1.1 seconds left and made a 12-footer, giving No. 2 Tennessee a 75-73 victory over No. 13 LSU on Sunday.

Tennessee (26-1, 12-0 Southeastern Conference was held 10 points below its scoring average.

LSU (17-8, 7-5), shooting 71 percent from the line entering the game, shot just 48 percent (13-27)against Tennessee.

Gwen Jackson led Tennessee with 16 points. April Brown scored 21 for LSU.

No. 3 Connecticut 61,

Villanova 43

PHILADELPHIA -- Asjha Jones scored 14 points and Sue Bird added 13 as the Top-five ranked connecticut sliced past the struggling Villanova .

Bird's 3-pointer with 6:21 left capped a 10-0 run that put the Huskies (22-2, 12-1 Big East) up 54-36. Villanova (18-7, 9-5) went 9:50 without a field goal during that stretch before Mimi Riley's 3-pointer made it 58-42.

No. 21 N.C. State 69,

No. 4 Duke 55

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Tynesha Lewis scored 17 of her 19 points in the second half for the Wolfpack (17-8, 8-6 Atlantic Coast Conference), who trailed by six at halftime, then rallied for their sixth straight league victory. Duke (23-3, 11-3) lost for the first time this season when leading at halftime.

No. 5 Georgia 81, Arkansas 60

ATHENS, Ga. -- Twins Kelly and Coco Miller combined for 40 points in their final home game. Kelly had 22 points and five assists, while Coco had 18 points and seven rebounds for Georgia (22-4, 10-2 Southeastern Conference). Shameka Christon scored 15 points for Arkansas (16-10, 5-7)

Mississippi State 79, No. 9 Florida 75

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida Gators fell to the unexpected scoring surge of Mississippi State. States' Jennifer Fambrough scored 23 points to upset the Gators (21-4, 9-3 Southeastern Conference).

Northern Iowa 99, No. 15 SW Missouri St. 80

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Abbi Schutte scored a career-high 30 points, Kary Dawson 27 and Amy Swisher a season-best 25 for Northern Iowa , which has won two of its last three games against Southwest Missouri State after losing 25 straight to the Lady Bears (19-5, 13-2). Jackie Stiles, the nation's leading scorer, had 39 points for Southwest Missouri State but only 11 in the second half, when Northern Iowa constantly double-teamed her.



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