WOMEN'S TOP 25 Monday's games
No. 5 Tennessee 77, No. 18 Georgia 70
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Shyra Ely had 17 points and 12 rebounds, and Tennessee withstood a late upset bid by Georgia. The Lady Vols (16-3, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) were ahead by 11 points with 6:37 remaining when Georgia went on a 6-0 run over the next two minutes. But Alexis Hornbuckle scored, and Shanna Zolman and Sa'de Wiley-Gatewood hit 3-pointers around a basket by Georgia's Tasha Humphrey to make it 71-60 with three minutes to go. The Lady Vols had difficulty containing freshman Humphrey, who finished with 25 points for The Lady Bulldogs (16-6, 5-3) despite being in foul trouble for most of the game. Tennessee overcame the loss of starting post players Nicky Anosike and Tye'sha Fluker, both of whom fouled out with nearly six minutes to go.
Virginia 77, No. 24 Florida St. 62
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- LaTonya Blue scored 24 points, Brandi Teamer grabbed 16 rebounds and Virginia handed Florida State its second straight loss. After Roneeka Hodges pulled the Seminoles to 41-37, the Cavaliers (16-5, 5-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) used a 17-2 run midway through the second half to hand Florida State consecutive losses for the first time this season. Ganiyat Adeduntan led the Seminoles (18-4, 5-3) with 18 points.