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Published on NewsOK Modified: November 24, 2014 at 10:40 pm •  Published: November 24, 2014
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Taya Reimer scored 14 points to lead No. 2 Notre Dame to a 97-43 win over visiting Harvard on Monday night.

After Notre Dame (5-0) failed to score on its first two possessions, Harvard (2-2) grabbed an early 5-2 lead with a 3 by Erin McDonnell. But the Irish offense quickly heated up, jumping out to a 59-13 lead at the half.

Harvard struggled from the field, hitting just 17 percent of its attempts in the first half and 29 percent on the game. Notre Dame shot 49 percent.

McDonnell led the Crimson with 10 points.

Notre Dame dominated Harvard on the boards, outrebounded them 50-26.

Despite the lopsided halftime margin, Harvard came out aggressively in the second half with a 9-2 run over the first 2:48, with 3's by Kaitlyn Dinkins and Ali Curtis, and Temi Fagbenle's three-point play.

The Crimson couldn't cut into the lead much further.

No. 4 TENNESSEE 97, TENNESSEE STATE 46

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nia Moore scored a career-high 25 points and pulled down 11 rebounds as No. 4 Tennessee overcame a sluggish start and remained unbeaten with a victory over Tennessee State.

Tennessee (4-0) trailed by as many as eight points early and didn't take its first lead until midway through the first half as part of a 22-0 run. The Lady Vols also reeled off 19 straight points in the second half to break the game open.

Bashaara Graves scored 14 points, Jaime Nared had 11 and Cierra Burdick added 10 for Tennessee. The Lady Vols have won their first four games by an average margin of 45.3 points.

Rachel Allen scored 13 points for Tennessee State (1-3).

Tennessee shot just 3 of 16 from 3-point range but used its defense to pull away. The Lady Vols forced 38 turnovers and outscored the Lady Tigers 45-7 in points off turnovers.

No. 5 STANFORD 70, NEW MEXICO 65

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Kaylee Johnson had 10 points, a career-high 22 rebounds and hit the go-ahead free throws with 30 seconds left to lift Stanford to a victory over New Mexico.

Karlie Samuelson scored a career-high 23 points and her sister Bonnie added two free throws in the final seconds to seal the victory for the Cardinal (3-1).

Trailing 65-64 with 30 seconds left, Johnson hit two free throws for Stanford. Antiesha Brown had a chance to put New Mexico back in front, but she missed. Bonnie Samuelson then followed with her two to seal the win.

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