COLLEGE ROUNDUP Women's Top 25
No. 25 Ohio State 63, Wisconsin 40
COLUMBUS -- Caity Matter scored 14 of her 17 points in the second half to lead Ohio State. Courtney Coleman added 16 points and nine rebounds for the Buckeyes (17-5, 8-3 Big Ten), who held the Badgers (6-16, 4-7) to 36 percent shooting and a season-low for points. Emily Ashbaugh led Wisconsin with 11 points.
No. 3 Tennessee 79, Florida 40
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Gwen Jackson scored 18 points and Kara Lawson added 13 points and 12 rebounds for Tennessee. The Vols (20-3, 9-0 Southeastern Conference) had little trouble winning their 11th straight game overall and 45th in a row over an SEC opponent at home. The Vols jumped out to an 18-4 lead before Florida (8-13, 0-8) made its second field goal of the game. Brittany Davis led Florida with 10 points.
No. 4 LSU 77,No. 12 Mississippi State 72
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Temeka Johnson had 19 points and Ke-Ke Tardy had 15 as LSU rallied to win. LaToya Thomas carried Mississippi State (16-6, 5-4 SEC) with 32 points and 11 rebounds.
No. 7 North Carolina 67, Wake Forest 57
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Coretta Brown scored 22 points and Nikita Bell added 14 for North Carolina. The Tar Heels (21-2, 10-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) won their sixth straight while the Demon Deacons (10-11, 1-10) lost their ninth in a row. Tiffani Listenbee scored 20 points and had a career-high 13 rebounds for Wake Forest.
No. 7 Texas Tech 70, Iowa St. 48
LUBBOCK, Texas -- Jia Perkins scored 19 points and Plenette Pierson added 12 for Texas Tech. Miklannet Tennal added 12 points for the Lady Raiders (19-2, 8-1 Big 12), connecting on 4-of-5 3-pointers. Iowa State (9-11, 4-5) was led by Lindsey Wilson, who had 17 points. Lisa Kriener added 10.
No. 13 Penn State 64, Michigan State 60
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Jess Strom scored 19 points and Tanisha Wright and Jennifer Brenden each added 12 to lead Penn State. The Nittany Lions (20-5, 10-1 Big Ten) held off a late Spartans run to secure the victory. Strom hit six straight free throws down the stretch. Kelli Roehrig, Liz Shimek and Syreeta Bromfield each scored 14 points for Michigan State (13-8, 6-4). Shimek added a game-high 11 rebounds.
No. 14 Arkansas 62, Mississippi 60
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Dana Cherry made a layup with six seconds remaining to lift Arkansas. Cherry scored 17 points for the Razorbacks (18-5, 5-3 SEC), while Ruby Vaden added 13. Carletta Brown scored 18 points for Ole Miss, and Amber Watts added 16 points for the Lady Rebels (12-10, 1-8).
No. 15 Minnesota 59, Indiana 56
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Lindsay Whalen scored 27 points as the Golden Gophers overcame foul trouble and Indiana's strong defensive effort to win. It was the first victory for the Golden Gophers (17-4, 6-4 Big Ten) at Assembly Hall in three years and their first conference road win this season. The Hoosiers (9-11, 2-8) lost their seventh straight game but had an opportunity to send the game into overtime. Cindy Valentin's 3-pointer from the top of the key was off the mark just before the buzzer sounded. Valentin led the Hoosiers with 15 points.
No. 16 South Carolina 48, Alabama 34
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Jocelyn Penn scored 20 points to lead South Carolina. Jamilah Johns and Katie Sipe had eight points and five rebounds each to lead the Crimson Tide (11-11, 1-8 SEC), which has lost nine of its last 10. Petra Ujhelyi added 15 rebounds and five blocked shots for South Carolina (17-5, 5-4).
No. 17 Georgia 78, Auburn 67
ATHENS, Ga. -- Mary Beth Lycett and Sherill Baker each scored 19 points for Georgia (16-5, 7-1 SEC). Natasha Brackett led Auburn (16-6, 4-5 SEC) with 20 points.
No. 18 Vanderbilt 85, Kentucky 63
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Jenni Benningfield and Abi Ramsey scored 17 points each to lead five Vanderbilt players in double figures. Ashley McElhiney and Ashley Earley scored 15 points each and Chantelle Anderson added 12 for the Commodores (15-7, 5-4 SEC), who beat Kentucky for the sixth straight time and the 14th time in the last 15 meetings. Rita Adams scored 20 and Sara Potts added 19 for Kentucky (9-11, 2-6), which lost its fourth straight game.
No. 24 Oklahoma 87, Oklahoma State 71
NORMAN, Okla. -- Theresa Schuknecht scored a season-high 28 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Oklahoma (14-8, 5-4 Big 12) ended its first three-game losing streak since the 1998-99 season. Oklahoma State (5-15, 1-8) lost its sixth in a row and has now lost eight straight to its instate rival. Trisha Skibbe scored 23 to lead the Cowgirls.
-- Associated Press