WOMEN'S TOP 25 Monday's games
No. 1 Duke 82, Georgia Tech 59
DURHAM, N.C. -- Monique Currie scored 27 points and Jessica Foley made seven of Duke's school-record 13 3-pointers, helping the top-ranked Blue Devils rally from their largest deficit of the season. Foley finished with a career-best 23 points for the Blue Devils (17-1, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), who have won 15 straight since a loss at Notre Dame in November. They beat the Yellow Jackets (10-5, 1-3) for the 24th time in a row, dating to Feb. 27, 1994. Wanisha Smith added 16 points for Duke, Currie finished with 11 rebounds and Alison Bales had five blocks. At one point the Yellow Jackets led 23-8. The 15-point margin surpassed an 11-point deficit the Blue Devils faced earlier this season against Penn State.
No. 9 North Carolina 83, Miami 52
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Ivory Latta scored 24 points for the Tar Heels. Camille Little added 15 points and seven rebounds for the Tar Heels (14-2, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), who shot 59 percent in the first half to build a 25-point lead at the break. Little also led a defensive effort that shut down Miami's Tamara James, who came in leading the nation in scoring at 24.5 points per game. James missed her first eight shots and finished with 12 for the Hurricanes (8-8, 0-3).
No. 13 Connecticut 73, No. 15 Texas 57
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Freshman Charde Houston scored a career-high 25 points and Ann Strother added 20 for the Huskies. Connecticut (11-4) held the Longhorns to 34 percent shooting. Texas lost to its fourth ranked opponent on the road.
N.C. State 76,No. 23 Virginia Tech 75, OT
BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Marquetta Dickens' three-point play with 22 seconds left in overtime gave the Wolfpack the victory. Dickens and Kendra Bell each scored 14 points for North Carolina State (13-4, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) in a game that featured 18 ties and 22 lead changes. Billie McDowell added 11 points, and Ashley Key and Tiffany Stansbury had 10 apiece. Carrie Mason led Virginia Tech (11-4, 1-2) with 14 points, Kirby Copeland scored 13 and Christie Marrone added 12. Kerri Gardin had 14 rebounds.