CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Ruth Hamblin had 17 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 16 Oregon State beat No. 6 North Carolina 70-55 on Tuesday night.
Jamie Weisner added 14 points for the Beavers, who improved to 8-0 for the first time in program history.
Sydney Wiese had 13 points as the Beavers recorded their first victory over a top-10 opponent since 1995.
Allisha Gray led North Carolina (9-1) with 20 points.
Stephanie Mavunga had 14 points for the Tar Heels, who shot a season-low 28 percent from the floor and made 1 of 14 3-point attempts.
The game featured two of the 14 remaining unbeaten teams in Division I entering the day.
The Beavers broke an early tie with a 9-2 spurt and never looked back. Weisner led the charge with a 3-pointer followed by two layups as Oregon State took an 18-11 lead midway through the first half.
NO. 11 VOLUNTEERS 54, SHOCKERS 51
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cierra Burdick scored 10 points and pulled down a career-high 17 rebounds as No. 11 Tennessee held off Wichita State to earn its fourth straight victory.
Wichita State (6-3) rallied from a 10-point, second-half deficit and cut Tennessee's lead to 52-51 on Kelsey Jacobs' 3-pointer with 23.3 seconds remaining. Ariel Massengale sank two free throws to make it 54-51 with 5.1 seconds left.
The Shockers' desperation shot from about midcourt hit the right corner of the backboard as the buzzer sounded.
Isabelle Harrison had 14 points and nine rebounds for Tennessee (8-2). Alexa Middleton added 10 points.
Alex Harden scored 19 points and Alie Decker added 17 for Wichita State.
The game marked a reunion of sorts for Wichita State head coach Jody Adams and assistant Bridgette Gordon, who both played on national championship teams for the Lady Vols. Tennessee has retired Gordon's No. 30 jersey.
Continue reading this story on the...