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s Roundup: No. 11 K-State pounds No. 12 Tech, 76-63

January 28, 2002

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— Nicole Ohlde had 24 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists to lead No. 11 Kansas State over No. 12 Texas Tech, 76-63, Sunday.

The Wildcats (19-2, 7-1 Big 12) made 18 of 22 shots in the second half and pulled away from the Raiders (12-6, 4-4) in the final eight minutes to win their 10th straight at home.

A sellout crowd of 13,340, the second largest crowd in Kansas State women's basketball history, watched the Wildcats shoot 62 percent and make seven of 10 three-point shots.

Ohlde scored 10 points in a six-minute stretch in the second half as the Wildcats turned a 33-33 halftime tie into a 55-49 advantage with nine minutes remaining.

Texas Tech stayed close, but Ohlde scored again and Shalondra Booker hit a three-pointer with four minutes left to secure Kansas State's fourth straight win over a ranked opponent.

Kristin Rethman had 15 points, Laurie Koehn had 13 and Megan Mahoney scored 11 for Kansas State.

No. 2 Tennessee 66, No. 22 Auburn 53

Auburn, Ala. Kara Lawson scored 23 points and had eight rebounds as Tennessee won its sixth straight. Tennessee (17-1, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) shot 45.5 percent while holding Auburn to just 29.7 percent. Auburn (14-6, 2-5) has lost three of four. Le'Coe Willingham led Auburn with 14 points, including four three-point shots.

No. 5 Duke 102, Florida State 80

Tallahassee, Fla. Sheana Mosch scored 24 points, and freshman Monique Currie added 21 as Duke stayed unbeaten in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Six players finished in double figures for Duke.

No. 6 Vanderbilt 64, LSU 53

Baton Rouge, La. Chantelle Anderson scored 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Zuzi Klimesova scored 24 points. Vanderbilt (19-4, 5-2 Southeastern Conference) led by as many as 22 in the second half.

Arkansas 74, No. 7 South Carolina 46

Fayetteville, Ark. India Lewis and Dana Cherry keyed first-half runs and finished with 17 points each, leading Arkansas. The Gamecocks (17-3, 5-2 Southeastern Conference) were missing standout forward Teresa Geter, sidelined with a stress fracture in her left foot.

Penn State 63, No. 9 Wisconsin 49

State College, Pa. Kelly Mazzante and Rashana Barnes both scored 16 points. Jess Strom finished with 13 points for the Lions (13-8, 5-3), including three three-pointers.

No. 10 Purdue 82, Iowa 68

West Lafayette, Ind. Mary Jo Noon had 19 points and 11 rebounds, helping Purdue set a school record with 22 straight wins at Mackey Arena.

No. 18 Florida 73, No. 17 Georgia 64

Gainesville, Fla. Vanessa Hayden and Monique Cardenas scored 19 points each as Florida beat Georgia. The Gators (15-5, 5-2 Southeastern Conference) built a huge first-half lead and then held off a desperate rally from the Bulldogs (14-5, 3-4) to win their third consecutive game.

No. 21 North Carolina 79, Virginia 64

Chapel Hill, N.C. Coretta Brown hit four three-pointers and had 22 points as North Carolina ended a three-game losing streak.

No. 23 Minnesota 75, Indiana 60

Minneapolis Lindsay Whalen scored 22 points to lead Minnesota over Indiana, assuring the Golden Gophers their first winning season in eight years.

No. 25 Old Dominion 68, James Madison 51

Harrisonburg, Va. Lucienne Berthieu had 32 points and 13 rebounds for ODU.

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