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Women's basketball: Florida Gators beaten by Vols in overtime

The Associated Press
Published:   |   Updated: March 13, 2013 at 09:15 AM
SALT LAKE CITY -

Florida wasn't the same without Jennifer George, its leading scorer who dislocated her right shoulder in the first half, but still almost good enough to beat No. 9 Tennessee on Sunday.

Meighan Simmons scored 27 points as the ninth-ranked Lady Vols held off the Gators 78-75 in overtime.

Tennessee (13-3, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) snapped Florida's 15-game home winning streak. Jaterra Bonds led UF (13-5, 2-2) with 18 points.

NO. 18 FLORIDA ST. 86,

NO. 24 MIAMI 65

Leonor Rodriguez scored 21 points and Natasha Howard had 20 points and nine rebounds as Florida State (13-3, 3-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) routed Miami (12-4, 3-2).

NO. 1 BAYLOR 82,

NO. 17 KANSAS 60

Brittney Griner had 33 points and seven rebounds, and Baylor (14-0, 4-1 Big 12) had little trouble beating Kansas (11-4, 2-2).

NO. 2 NOTRE DAME 71,

RUTGERS 46

Skylar Diggins scored 15 points to lead Notre Dame (14-1, 3-0 Big East), past Rutgers (9-7, 0-3).

 

NO. 4 DUKE 73,

WAKE FOREST 44

Elizabeth Williams scored 18 points as Duke (15-0, 5-0 ACC) routed Wake Forest (9-7, 2-2).

NO. 7 CALIFORNIA 67,

NO. 5 STANFORD 55

Gennifer Brandon had 14 points and 12 rebounds and California (13-2, 3-1 Pac-12) snapped Stanford's (14-2, 3-1) 81-game win streak against conference opponents.

NO. 6 KENTUCKY 69,

MISSOURI 43

DeNesha Stallworth scored 17 points to help Kentucky (16-1, 4-0 SEC) beat Missouri (12-6, 1-3).

NO. 8 PENN STATE 80,

NEBRASKA 58

Alex Bentley scored 19 points to help Penn State (13-2, 3-0 Big Ten) beat Nebraska (12-5, 2-2).

NO. 10 MARYLAND 74,

VIRGINIA TECH 45

Alyssa Thomas had 26 points, 18 rebounds and three blocks as Maryland (13-3, 4-1 ACC) beat Virginia Tech (7-9, 1-4).

NO. 11 N. CAROLINA 79,

GEORGIA TECH 58

Megan Buckland scored 19 points, leading five players in double figures as North Carolina (17-1, 5-0 ACC) rolled over Georgia Tech (8-8, 1-4) for its 10th straight win.

NO. 13 GEORGIA 42,

NO.  18 S. CAROLINA 40

Georgia (15-2, 3-1 SEC) got 19 points from Jasmine Hassell in a defensive struggle against South Carolina (14-3, 2-2).

NO. 14 UCLA 85,

WASHINGTON 68

Jasmine Dixon tied her season high with 13 points and also pulled down 11 rebounds as UCLA (13-2, 4-0 Pac-12) beat Washington (10-5, 2-2).

NO. 20 TEXAS A&M 78,

AUBURN 56

Kelsey Bone had 19 points to lead Texas A&M (13-5, 3-1 SEC) past Auburn (13-4, 2-2).

NO. 21 OKLA. ST. 64,

TEXAS 52

Toni Young had 19 points and seven rebounds as Oklahoma State (13-2, 2-2 Big 12) beat Texas (7-8, 0-4).

NO. 23 COLORADO 56,

UTAH 43

Jen Reese's 11 points led Colorado (13-2, 2-2 Pac-12) past Utah (9-6, 0-4).

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