- The Washington Times - Thursday, December 17, 2009

No. 3 TENNESSEE 86, LOUISVILLE 56: Angie Bjorklund scored 19 points, all but four on 3-pointers, and the Volunteers (9-0) beat the Cardinals (6-4) on Wednesday night in Knoxville, Tenn.

Both Tennessee and Louisville put their 3-point shooting on display.

Louisville’s Becky Burke hit seven of nine attempts from behind the arc, the most 3s any player has made against the Lady Vols this season. Burke finished with a career-high 23 points.

Tennessee tied season highs as three other players combined with Bjorklund to go 9-for-22 from beyond the arc.

A 3 by Burke cut Tennessee’s lead to 31-24 with 5:04 left in the half. Free throws by Shekinna Stricklen and a 3 by Bjorklund gave Tennessee a 43-29 halftime lead.

Bjorklund and Stricklen combined for four 3s in the first six minutes of the second half.

Stricklen finished with 15 points, and Alyssia Brewer added 12 points and 10 rebounds for Tennessee.

No. 6 BAYLOR 101, ORAL ROBERTS 76: Brittney Griner had the first triple-double in Baylor history and set a Big 12 record with 11 blocks for the Bears (9-1) in their win over the Golden Eagles (7-3) in Waco, Texas.

Griner finished with 34 points and 13 rebounds. Melissa Jones came close to a triple-double of her own, with 15 points, nine rebounds and nine steals.

Kevi Luper scored 32 for Oral Roberts. She came into the game as the leading scorer in the country with 27.1 points a game.

No. 10 FLORIDA ST. 70, C. FLORIDA 58: Cierra Brevard had 12 points and six rebounds, and Courtney Ward had 12 points and six assists to lead the Seminoles (9-0) over the Knights (2-5) in Orlando, Fla.

Angel Gray and Alexa Deluzio also scored 12 points apiece for Florida State, which won its 17th straight road game.

Emma Cannon had 16 points and 15 rebounds for Central Florida.

Florida State shot 52 percent in the second half and limited UCF to 33.3 percent, breaking open what had been a close game for the first 20 minutes.

No. 17 TEXAS 64, MISSISSIPPI 58: Brittainey Raven had 17 points and eight rebounds to help the Longhorns (6-3) come back to beat the Rebels (6-4) in Austin, Texas.

Down seven points with just under eight minutes remaining, Texas closed out the game on a 22-9 run.

Erika Arriaran scored 13 points and Cokie Reed had 12 for Texas.

Shantell Black led Ole Miss with 15 points and Bianca Thomas added 13.

No. 25 GEORGIA TECH 87, OREGON 69: Deja Foster had 21 points, and Brigitte Ardossi added 19 to lead the Yellow Jackets (7-2) to a victory over the Ducks (8-2) in Atlanta.

Foster grabbed 11 rebounds for Georgia Tech, while Ardossi had nine rebounds and five assists. Alex Montgomery scored 16 points, and Mo Bennett had 10 points, seven rebounds and six assists.

Micaela Cocks scored 19 points to lead Oregon, which made six of 27 3-point attempts and led only once in the game, at 18-17 near the middle of the first half.

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