TOP 25 ROUNDUP \ Women's college basketball



No. 4 Tennessee 52, No. 15 Georgia 41
ATHENS, Ga. -- Tennessee relied on a stifling defense to hold the Bulldogs to their fewest points since their inaugural season in 1974. Alexis Hornbuckle and Nicky Anosike scored 14 points apiece for the Lady Vols (16-1, 3-0 Southeastern Conference), who knocked off their seventh ranked team this season. Georgia (14-4, 2-2) shot only 32 percent from the field (15-of-47) and had just one player in double figures, Christy Marshall with 12 points. The last time Georgia was held to a fewer points was a 48-31 loss to Berry on Feb. 15, 1974.
No. 5 LSU 77, Mississippi St. 50
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Sylvia Fowles had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and LSU held Mississippi State without a field goal for more than 12 minutes in the first half. Allison Hightower added 14 for LSU and Quianna Chaney scored 13 for the Tigers (16-2, 2-1 Southeastern Conference), who contested every shot and forced 19 turnovers that led to 20 points. Lauren Roberts led Mississippi State (10-7, 1-2) with 10 points.
No. 12 George Washington 61,Massachusetts 48
WASHINGTON -- Kenan Cole had a season-high 19 points and George Washington defeated Massachusetts for its 18th consecutive home victory over the Minutewomen. Jessica Adair added 13 points and nine rebounds for the Colonials (14-2, 3-0 Atlantic 10), who have won seven straight and gave coach Joe McKeown his 400th win in 18 seasons at George Washington. Kate Mills scored 17 points for Massachusetts (10-8, 0-3), which dropped its fourth straight game and sixth in seven outings after starting the season 9-2.
No. 13 Purdue 73, Indiana 51
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Katie Gearlds scored 20 points, FahKara Malone added 15 and Purdue beat Indiana in Sharon Versyp's first game against her former team and nine players she either coached or recruited last year. Erin Lawless added 14 points for the Boilermakers (16-3, 5-0 Big Ten), who lost at Mackey Arena when Versyp was the Indiana coach a year ago. Nikki Smith scored 13 points and Whitney Thomas added 10 to lead Indiana (13-6, 2-4).
No. 14 Vanderbilt 82, Florida 69
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Christina Wirth scored 20 points to lead Vanderbilt to a comeback victory over Florida. Wirth scored 12 points in the second half and sparked an 11-0 run that led to a 44-40 lead for the Commodores (16-2, 3-1 Southeastern Conference), who made only six of their first 25 shots and shot 36.7 percent to end the first half trailing 33-28. Depree Bowden led Florida (6-12, 0-3) with 26 points.
No. 20 Michigan St 83, Iowa 63
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Allyssa DeHaan had 20 points and six rebounds to help Michigan State beat Iowa. Five Spartans scored in double figures and Michigan State (13-4, 4-1) shot 53.6 percent from the field and nearly 79 percent from the foul line. Wendy Ausdemore led Iowa (11-8, 3-3 Big Ten) with 12 points, and Jenee Graham and Megan Skouby added 11 apiece.
Cincinnati 62, No. 24 DePaul 44
CINCINNATI -- Michelle Jones had 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead Cincinnati's upset of DePaul. Treasure Humphries had 16 points and nine rebounds, and Carla Jacobs added 14 for the Bearcats (11-5, 2-3 Big East), who beat a Top 25 team for the first time since beating then No. 19 Xavier on Dec. 12, 2000. Allie Quigley scored 13 points to lead the Blue Demons (11-6, 1-3), who have lost three consecutive games and five of six.
No. 25 Arkansas 65, Auburn 62
AUBURN, Ala. -- Dominique Washington scored 24 points and Lauren Ervin had 19 to lead Arkansas. Washington was 7-of-11 from 3-point range for Arkansas (16-3, 1-2). DeWanna Bonner scored 18 points to lead four Tigers in double figures, but Auburn (14-5, 1-2 Southeastern Conference) didn't score in the final 3:24 of the game.
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