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Vols halt Canes' home win streak

The Associated Press
Published:   |   Updated: March 14, 2013 at 01:37 AM
STILLWATER, Okla. -

Bashaara Graves scored 20 points, Andraya Carter added 16 and No. 24 Tennessee wasted most of a 27-point lead before beating No. 23 Miami 79-67 on Sunday, snapping the Hurricanes' 41-game home winning streak.

Ariel Massengale added 14 points for the Lady Vols (3-1). Michelle Woods scored 17 points and Morgan Stroman added 13 for Miami (2-1), which missed 18 of its first 20 shots.

It was Miami's first home loss since falling to Georgia Tech on Feb. 21, 2010.

NO. 1 BAYLOR 77,

HAWAII 42

Makenzie Robertson scored a career-high 23 points as Baylor (4-1) routed Hawaii (1-3) to close a disappointing tournament for the Lady Bears in Honolulu despite two dominant wins.

Brittney Griner had 10 points in 16 minutes, playing just three minutes in the second half. Baylor pulled away from Hawaii during a 23-4 run midway through the first half to go ahead 32-9 with 7:42 left.

NO. 2 CONNECTICUT 81,

NO. 16 TEXAS A&M 50

Stefanie Dolson scored 24 points to lead Connecticut to a romp against Texas A&M.

The Huskies (2-0) hammered the Aggies (0-3) in the paint 42-12, as A&M had no answer for the 6-foot-5 Dolson, forwards Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis (16 points) and Breanna Stewart (11 points) down low.

NO. 3 DUKE 100,

IONA 31

Allison Vernerey scored 20 of her career-high-tying 22 points in the first half as Duke (2-0) routed Iona (2-2).

NO. 7 NOTRE DAME 94,

MASSACHUSETTS 50

Skylar Diggins scored 15 points and Kayla McBride had 18 points to help Notre Dame (2-0) beat Massachusetts (1-3) in its home opener.

Jewell Lloyd scored 13 and Michaela Mabrey added 10 for the Fighting Irish, who opened it up on a 17-0 run midway through the first half.

NO. 9 PENN STATE 75,

LAFAYETTE 34

Maggie Lucas and Mia Nickson each scored 12 points, and Penn State (3-0) dominated the paint to build a big lead in a rout of Lafayette (1-3).

NO. 10 GEORGIA 70,

BELMONT 38

Jasmine Hassell scored 17 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead Georgia (4-0) to a rout of Belmont (1-3) her mother's alma mater.

Hassell's mother, the former Gail Corder, was the all-time leading scorer at Belmont when she finished her college career in 1984. She still ranks fourth in career scoring with 1,814 points.

NO. 11 OKLAHOMA 68,

SAINT LOUIS 33

Nicole Griffin scored 15 points as Oklahoma (2-1) opened with a 19-0 run and beat Saint Louis (0-3).

DAYTON 71,

NO. 13 VANDERBILT 66

Andrea Hoover netted 14 points while Amber Deane and Jodie Cornelie each had 12 points and eight rebounds as Dayton (4-0) upset Vanderbilt (3-1).

S.DAKOTA ST. 60,

NO. 15 NEBRASKA 55

Ashley Eide scored 26 points to lead South Dakota State (2-2) past Nebraska (3-1).

NO. 22 OKLA. ST. 101,

WEBER STATE 49

LaShawn Jones scored 18 points, leading five Cowgirls players in double figures, and Oklahoma State (3-0) rolled to an easy victory against Weber State (0-3).

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