Archive for Thursday, December 6, 2001

Top 25 Women: Vols tumble Boston College

Oklahoma, Iowa State, Texas Tech, Colorado win

December 6, 2001


— Gwen Jackson hit 9 of 10 free throws in the final 8:05 and finished with 15 points Wednesday night as No. 2 Tennessee earned a 75-66 victory over Boston College.

Kara Lawson led the way with 16 points, Michelle Snow had 14 and Brittany Jackson 11 as the Lady Vols (6-0) pulled away midway through the second half.

Becky Gottstein scored 14 points for the Eagles (3-2) and became the 14th player in school history to surpass 1,000 points.

No. 3 Oklahoma 91,

SMU 70

Dallas Stacey Dales and LaNeishea Caufield each scored a season-high 26 points to lead No. 3 Oklahoma past SMU. The Sooners (8-0) are off to their best start since the 1984-85 team was 10-0. Caufield scored 20 second-half points, including 12 straight in a four-minute stretch.

No. 5 Iowa State 90,

No. 24 Drake 60

Des Moines, Iowa Lindsey Wilson scored 21 of her 28 points in the first half, and No. 5 Iowa State shot 59 percent in beating No. 24 Drake. Tracy Gahan and Angie Welle each had 19 points, and Welle grabbed 11 rebounds for the Cyclones (5-0).

No. 14 Texas Tech 74,

Rice 43

Lubbock, Texas Natalie Ritchie scored 20 points 15 on 3-pointers as No. 14 Texas Tech beat previously unbeaten Rice. The Red Raiders (4-2) held the Owls (5-1) without a field goal in an 11-minute stretch and forced 28 turnovers.

No. 15 Colorado 80,

Air Force 47

Boulder, Colo. Jenny Roulier scored 20 points, and Mandy Nightingale added 17 and five assists to lead Colorado. Colorado made its first six shots, including three from 3-point range.

No. 18 North Carolina 90,

Wake Forest 68

Chapel Hill, N.C. Coretta Brown scored 23 points to lead five North Carolina teammates in double figures. Nikki Teasley scored 18 points, 13 in the first half, for No. 18 North Carolina (8-1, 1-0 ACC).

No. 19 Wisconsin 56,

Marquette 55

Milwaukee Kyle Black scored 19 points, all in the second half, as No. 19 Wisconsin (6-1) rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat intrastate rival Marquette. The Golden Eagles (2-4) had two shots at victory, but Katie Alsdurf missed inside and Kristi Johnson misfired from 16 feet on the rebound just before the final buzzer.

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