Kathy Coyner scored 20 points and added 10 assists as Massachusetts stunned No. 22 Stanford, 74-69, yesterday in Amherst, Mass.
Coyner, who had three steals, made two free throws with 30 seconds remaining to put the Minutewomen (2-6) ahead for good. Alison MacFarland added two free throws with eight seconds remaining to secure the win.
U-Mass.'s Nekole Smith made 7 of 8 shots and finished with 17 points. MacFarland added 11 points. Lauren St. Clair scored 18 points to lead the Cardinal (2-2).
NORTH CAROLINA STATE 82, NEW ORLEANS 54: Kaayla Chones scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds as the No. 4 Wolfpack improved to 8-0 with the home win.
North Carolina State's fast start is the fourth best in school history. The Wolfpack opened 10-0 in 1997-98 and 1990-91, and 9-0 in 1980-81.
Summer Erb scored 15 points and Amy Simpson added 13 points and eight rebounds. Simpson scored nine straight points during the Wolfpack's 24-2 run in the second half.
Jessica Dunham scored 15 points for the Privateers (3-3) before fouling out with 6 minutes 45 seconds to play.
New Orleans rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit by making three consecutive three-pointers in the first 2:45 of the second half to take a 40-39 lead.
But the Wolfpack took advantage of seven turnovers over the next 5:31 to begin their decisive run with 15 straight points.
OLD DOMINION 71, DENVER 49: Okeisha Howard scored 18 points and Hamchetou Maiga added 16 points and 10 rebounds to lift the No. 21 Lady Monarchs in Norfolk.
Old Dominion (6-1) led 35-28 at halftime and took command by limiting the Pioneers (3-3) to six field goals in the second half.
Denver led 19-18 after a three-pointer by Ashley Atkinson with 7:43 left in the first half, but the Lady Monarchs forced five turnovers in the next six possessions, scored 12 straight points and never trailed.
Old Dominion's Lucienne Berthieu and Alli Spence added 11 points each. Teammate Natalie Diaz had eight steals, seven points, six rebounds and six assists.
Atkinson led the Pioneers with 12 points and Melissa Garcia had nine points on three three-pointers. Denver was 8 for 20 on three-pointers.
ARIZONA 87, INDIANA 70: In Tucson, Tatum Brown scored 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the No. 19 Wildcats won the Insight.com Bowl Classic.
Brown, the tournament's MVP, made 11 of 15 shots. She scored 17 points in a decisive first half as Arizona (8-0) built a 52-39 lead.
Brown's layup with 14:50 remaining gave the Wildcats a 17-point cushion. They moved ahead by 24 points in the closing moments on a pair of free throws by Brown.
The Hoosiers (4-5) were paced by Rainey Alting (23 points).
GEORGIA 77, TENNESSEE TECH 72: Tawana McDonald scored 17 points as the visiting No. 5 Bulldogs won a game that was delayed for 10 minutes because of a power outage.
Georgia (11-1), which has won four straight, took the lead for good on a three-pointer by Camille Murphy with 11:27 remaining to go up 48-46.