Baylor tops Tennessee in women's basketball

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Brittney Griner scored 26 points as No. 1 Baylor beat sixth-ranked Tennessee 76-67 on Sunday for its second win of the young season over a Top 10 opponent.

Baylor's Brittney Griner (left) wrestles for the ball with Tennessee's Vicki Baugh. Griner had 26 points to help the top-ranked Bears beat the sixth-ranked Lady Vols.  WADE PAYNE/ASSOCIATED PRESS
WADE PAYNE/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Baylor's Brittney Griner (left) wrestles for the ball with Tennessee's Vicki Baugh. Griner had 26 points to help the top-ranked Bears beat the sixth-ranked Lady Vols.

Another preseason All-American, Shekinna Stricklen, led the Lady Vols with 25 points and 12 rebounds. Vicki Baugh added 17 points and 10 rebounds.

Odyssey Simms added 23 points for the Lady Bears.

Tennessee (2-2) outrebounded Baylor 56-42.

NO. 10 GEORGIA 81, NORTHEASTERN 61

In Las Vegas, Jasmine Hassell and Erika Ford both scored 18 points to lead Georgia in the Lady Rebel Round-Up consolation game.

Khaalidah Miller added 16 points for Georgia (5-1), while Ford and Jasmine James both grabbed seven rebounds.

Nine players had at least two points and one rebound for the Lady Bulldogs, who owned a 45-29 rebounding edge.

Jewel Tunstull had 15 points for Northeastern (0-6), while Deanna Kerkhof added 13.

NO. 2 CONNECTICUT 78, DAYTON 38

In Storrs., Conn., Connecticut won its 89th consecutive game at home to set an NCAA record, beating Dayton behind freshman Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis’ 23 points.

NO. 9 MIAMI 92, LONGWOOD 43

In Coral Gables, Fla., Shenise Johnson scored 22 points on 9 of 11 shooting and had six assists to lead Miami in a rout of Longwood.

NO. 14 KENTUCKY 90,
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE 51

In Lexington, Ky., Bernisha Pinkett had 13 points off the bench for Kentucky in a rout of Mississippi Valley State.

NO. 16 NORTH CAROLINA 76,
KENNESAW STATE 62

In Chapel Hill, N.C., Chay Shegog had 21 points and 11 rebounds to help North Carolina beat Kennesaw State.

NO. 18 OHIO STATE 77, NO. LOUISIANA STATE 68

In Columbus, Ohio, Samantha Prahalis scored 28 points and flirted with a triple-double and Tayler Hill’s high-bouncing 3-pointer led Ohio State past Louisiana State.

NO. 19 TEXAS TECH 94, LOUISIANA-MONROE 54

In Lubbock, Texas, Kelsi Baker had 14 points and 10 rebounds to lead Texas Tech past Louisiana-Monroe.

NO. 21 GEORGETOWN 65, NEVADA-LAS VEGAS 45

In Las Vegas, Sugar Rodgers scored 16 points, leading No. 21 Georgetown to a victory over Nevada-Las Vegas in the Lady Rebel Round-Up championship game.

NO. 23 DEPAUL 88, NORTHWESTERN 72

In Evanston, Ill., Keisha Hampton scored a career-high 32 points, Anna Martin added 21 points and DePaul handed Northwestern its first loss of the season, in the Third Annual Autism Awareness game.

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