Originally created 12/31/06

Women's basketball wrapup



SAN DIEGO - Tasha Humphrey scored a season-high 27 points and led a second-half run as No. 11 Georgia defeated Brown 82-69 in the Surf 'N Slam third-place game Saturday.

The Bulldogs (12-2) trailed 51-47 with 14:22 remaining before going on a 32-7 run to take control. Ashley Houts' steal and lay-up with 10:15 left gave Georgia the lead for good.

The 6-foot-3 Humphrey had 13 points in the decisive run, taking advantage of her height inside against the smaller Bears. Humphrey went 12-of-15 from the field. Janese Hardrick finished with 16 points, and had 11 points in the scoring spurt, including three 3-pointers.

Cori Chambers scored 20 points for the Bulldogs, including six 3-pointers.

NO. 1 MARYLAND 86, MARIST 60

In College Park, Md., newcomer Sa'de Wiley-Gatewood scored eight of her career-high 17 points during a 25-6 first-half run, and Maryland rolled past Marist.

Marissa Coleman scored 15 points, and Crystal Langhorne and Kristi Toliver had 11 apiece for the Terrapins (14-0), who finished with a 42-24 rebounding advantage. The defending national champions have won 21 in a row, the longest active streak in the nation.

NO. 2 NORTH CAROLINA 93, TENNESSEE TECH 52

In Chapel Hill, N.C., Camille Little scored 20 points to lead five North Carolina players in double figures against Tennessee Tech.

LaToya Pringle had 13 points and a career-high 13 rebounds for the Tar Heels (15-0). Rashanda McCants scored 16 points, Alex Miller had 11, and Ivory Latta added 10 points.

NO. 4 TENNESSEE 78, NOTRE DAME 54

In Knoxville, Tenn., Candace Parker had 22 points and 10 rebounds and Shannon Bobbitt had a season-high 17 points to lead Tennessee over Notre Dame.

NO. 6 LOUISIANA STATE 61, LOUISIANA TECH 44

In New Orleans, Sylvia Fowles had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Louisiana State extended its winning streak to eight games.

NO. 8 OKLAHOMA 80, NEW MEXICO 58

In Oklahoma City, Courtney Paris scored a school-record 43 points and grabbed 25 rebounds, in helping Oklahoma bounce back from its first loss.

NO. 9 BAYLOR 94, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M 50

In Waco, Texas, Bernice Mosby scored 21 points and Latara Darrett added 18 to lead Baylor in its rout of Prairie View A&M.

NO. 12 VANDERBILT 89, PRINCETON 74

In Nashville, Tenn., Dee Davis scored 18 points to lead Vanderbilt past Princeton.

NO. 18 CALIFORNIA 65, ARIZONA 48

In Berkeley, Calif., Devanei Hampton and Rama N'Diaye keyed a run of 16 straight points in the first half and California held Arizona scoreless for more than seven minutes.

NO. 19 DEPAUL 77, CHICAGO ST. 71

In Chicago, Caprice Smith had 23 points and nine rebounds to help DePaul defeat Chicago State.

NO. 23 ARKANSAS 66, SAINT LOUIS 59

In St. Louis, Brittney Vaughn had 13 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds for Arkansas.