Vols' Summitt gets victory No. 900
Published: Friday, January 20, 2006 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, January 20, 2006 at 12:00 a.m.
Tennessee coach Pat Summitt didn't have to wait long to get her 900th career victory.
Shanna Zolman led five Lady Vols in double figures with 16 points, and top-ranked Tennessee rallied from its biggest deficit this season in beating No. 19 Vanderbilt 80-68 Thursday night, giving Summitt her 900th win in her first shot at the milestone.
Tennessee (18-0, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) had never gone through a first half without leading at least once until this game, and the Lady Vols trailed by 14 late in the half.
But the crowd of 13,127 with lots of Tennessee orange got to serenade Summitt by chanting "9-0-0" in the final minute as the Lady Vols won for the 10th straight time in the series.
NO. 3 LSU 79, ALABAMA 43:
Seimone Augustus scored 20 points, leading No. 3 LSU to a victory over visiting Alabama.
Augustus shot 9-for-16 from the field and scored at least 20 points for the 11th time in 16 games this season. Quianna Chaney had 18 points, and Florence Williams matched career highs with 16 points and 12 rebounds.
NO. 13 GEORGIA 81, MISSISSIPPI STATE 42:
Sherill Baker had 15 points and 10 of host Georgia's season-high 21 steals, leading the No. 13 Lady Bulldogs to a win over Mississippi State.
Tasha Humphrey scored 18 points and Cori Chambers and Janese Hardrick each had 15 for Georgia.
NO. 2 DUKE 77, N.C. STATE 57:
Monique Currie scored 20 points to lead second-ranked Duke past host North Carolina State.
NO. 21 TEMPLE 48, NO. 9 RUTGERS 47:
Candice Dupree scored 14 points, including the go-ahead basket with 1:48 to play and No. 21 Temple upset No. 9 Rutgers.
NO. 11 PURDUE 70, PENN ST 56:
Katie Gearlds tied a season-high with 28 points to lead No. 11 Purdue over visiting Penn State.
NO. 12 MICHIGAN ST. 72, ILLINOIS 61:
Lindsay Bowen scored 16 points, including the first eight of the game, and No. 12 Michigan State held off a late surge in a victory over visiting Illinois.
NO. 16 MINNESOTA 85, MICHIGAN 57:
Jamie Broback and Shannon Bolden scored 12 points apiece and No. 16 Minnesota cruised past host Michigan.
WAKE FOREST 77, NO. 18 VIRGINIA TECH 71, OT:
Host Wake Forest overcame a slow start in the first half and beat No. 18 Virginia Tech in overtime.
MIAMI 82, NO. 22 BOSTON COLLEGE 68:
Tamara James scored 25 points to lead host Miami to a victory over No. 22 Boston College.
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