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Lady Vols clip Stanford

Posted: Monday, December 17, 2001

STANFORD, Calif. -- Michelle Snow scored 24 points, and Kara Lawson added 16 as No. 2 Tennessee rallied for a 68-62 victory Sunday over No. 6 Stanford in a matchup of unbeaten teams.

Lawson scored on a driving jumper with 1:48 remaining to put the Lady Vols in front for good at 62-61. They went on to beat Stanford for the fifth straight time.

Tennessee (7-0) outscored the Cardinal 9-1 in the final 3:13 to win its 20th consecutive road game.

Nicole Powell scored 17 points for Stanford (8-1), whose 13-game home winning streak against nonconference opponents was snapped. Lindsey Yamasaki added 15 points and Bethany Donaphin had 10.

No. 3 Oklahoma 91, Illinois 69

NORMAN, Okla. -- LaNeishea Caufield scored 28 points and Stacey Dales added 21 and seven assists for Oklahoma.

Caufield scored 18 of her points in the first half when the Sooners (10-0) took command early on their way to a 52-31 lead.

Illinois (5-3) used an 11-point run early in the second half to cut the deficit to 10, but the Sooners pulled away after that and weren't threatened in the final 15 minutes.

Rosalind Ross had 18 points and Caton Hill added 13 for Oklahoma. Iveta Marcauskaite led Illinois with 16 points. Shavonna Hunter had 13 and Tiffanie Guthrie added 10.

No. 9 Baylor 92, UCLA 59

WACO, Texas -- Danielle Crockrom had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and Sheila Lambert scored 19 points for the Bears.

Jessika Stratton and Lauren Selmon added 10 points apiece for Baylor (10-0). The Lady Bears outrebounded UCLA (3-5) 61-38, and held a 27-13 edge in free throws.

Whitney Jones had 14 points and Jalina Bradley 12 for UCLA.

Crockrom, held to only six points in the first half, scored Baylor's first eight of the second half and finished with 15.

No. 10 Georgia 68,

No. 16 N.C. State 63, OT

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Camille Murphy scored eight of her 13 points in overtime as the Bulldogs handed the Wolfpack their third straight loss.

N.C. State (6-3) fought back from a nine-point deficit midway through the second half to tie the game at 54 on Rachel Stockdale's 3-pointer with 2.4 seconds left in regulation. Stockdale scored five points her 14 points in the final 22 seconds of overtime.

Murphy made four straight free throws in the first 1:40 of overtime, then had the Bulldogs' only basket after regulation, a runner from the lane to put Georgia (7-0) up for good at 62-58.

No. 12 Texas Tech 95,

Southern Mississippi 34

LUBBOCK, Texas -- Casey Jackson scored a career-high 19 points, and Texas Tech got the first 23 points of the game.

Amber Tarr finished with 16 points for the Lady Raiders (5-2), while Jia Perkins added 14. All 12 Texas Tech players scored. Cisti Greenwalt grabbed 11 rebounds.

Sonja Brown had eight points for Southern Mississippi (4-5), which shot 19.3 percent.

No. 14 Michigan 86,

No. 21 LSU 81, 2 OT

BATON ROUGE, La. -- LeeAnn Bies had 21 points -- including a layup that sent the game to a second overtime -- and 15 rebounds for the Wolverines.

Michigan (9-1) came back from a 13-point deficit at halftime, and won despite committing 25 turnovers.



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