STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Amber Orrange scored on a left-handed layin and turned it into a three-point play with 25.8 seconds left, helping seal No. 6 Stanford's 76-70 victory against third-ranked Tennessee on Saturday that handed the Lady Vols their first loss.
Chiney Ogwumike had 32 points, a season-best 20 rebounds and three blocks as Stanford held off a late Tennessee rally.
Andraya Carter's baseline 3-pointer with 1:02 remaining cut the Cardinal's lead to 70-68 but Stanford kept possession with 36 seconds to go on a jump ball in a big break, and Orrange came through.
Stanford (10-1) has its first three-game winning streak in the rivalry between perennial national powers.
Ariel Massengale scored 17 points and Meighan Simmons 15 to lead the Lady Vols (10-1), who were hurt 35.8 percent shooting.
No. 7 LOUISVILLE 69, No. 11 COLORADO 62
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Shoni Schimmel had a season-high 30 points and Bria Smith added 13 as Louisville gave Colorado its first loss of the season.
Lexy Kresl led Colorado with 17 points. The loss ended Colorado's streak of 33 straight victories in nonconference regular-season games.
Jen Reese, wearing a protective mask after breaking her nose in practice this month, added 14 points and 14 rebounds for Colorado (9-1).
A layup from Colorado's Brittany Wilson closed the gap to 65-62 with 24 seconds left. Schimmel, who was 13 of 16 from the free-throw line, made two foul shots and a layup to close out Louisville's fifth straight win and improve to 12-1.
No. 13 OKLAHOMA STATE 68, GEORGIA TECH 60
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Liz Donohoe scored 27 points to lead Oklahoma State past Georgia Tech.
The Cowgirls (10-0) got 15 points from Tiffany Bias, while Kendra Suttles chipped in with nine points and nine rebounds.
Georgia Tech (8-3) was led by Tyaunna Marshall's 14 points and 10 rebounds. Kaela Davis and Sydney Wallace both had 13 points in the loss.
Oklahoma State shot over 45 percent from the floor, including 5 of 16 from beyond the arc, while limiting the Yellow Jackets to just 31 percent shooting and 16.7 percent (4 of 24) on 3-pointers.
No. 14 NORTH CAROLINA 103, HIGH POINT 71
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Six North Carolina players scored in double figures as the Tar Heels used a balanced attack in downing High Point.
Xylina McDaniel led the Tar Heels (11-2) with 16 points and eight rebounds, while Allisha Gray and Danielle Butts each had 14. Latrice Phelps led High Point (5-6) with 20 points.
RUTGERS 61, No. 16 GEORGIA 58
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Kahleah Copper and Betnijah Laney each scored 18 points to help Rutgers upset Georgia.
Rutgers (9-2) led by four at the half and the Scarlet Knights couldn't build on that. Georgia took its first lead of the game, 46-45, on a three-point play by Tiaria Griffin with 7:25 left.
The Scarlet Knights answered with six straight points to make it 51-46 with 5 minutes left.
Rutgers led 59-52 with 21 seconds left before Shacobia Barbee hit a 3-pointer to make it a four-point game. After a missed free throw by Syessence Davis, Barbee swished another 3 from the top of the key to make it 59-58 with 7 seconds left.
Tyler Scaife hit two free throws with 5.9 left and Khaalidah Miller's 3-pointer from 35-feet at the buzzer bounced off the front rim.
Barbee finished with 18 points — 17 of them in the second half — to lead Georgia (11-1).
No. 19 NEBRASKA 87, SOUTH DAKOTA 53
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Jordan Hooper scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Nebraska rolled over South Dakota.
Tear'a Laudermill had 15 points with five rebounds. Emily Cady had 10 with seven rebounds and Rachel Theriot added nine with five assists for the Cornhuskers (9-2).