Aleah Johnson scored 17 points to help No. 7 Texas Tech overcome a poor-shooting second half in a 63-57 victory over TCU last night in Fort Worth.
Texas Tech (10-0) improved on its best start in school history and extended its winning streak over TCU to 35 games.
Johnson scored six of the game's first 12 points as Texas Tech jumped to a 10-2 lead in the first four minutes.
"I thought our shot selection was not bad--we just couldn't make anything," said Texas Tech Coach Marsha Sharp. "Luckily we played defense well enough to win."
AUBURN 79, CHARLESTON SOUTHERN 31: In Auburn, Ala., the No. 8 Tigers scored the first nine points of the game en route to its fifth straight victory. Tiffany Krantz led Auburn (10-1) with 16 points; she was one of 13 Tigers who scored. Tasha Hamilton and Shana Askew each had 11 points for Auburn.
LSU 63, WAKE FOREST 52: In Baton Rouge, La., Marie Ferdinand scored 23 points and DeTrina White had 13 rebounds for the No. 13 Tigers. April Brown, Katrina Hibbeft and reserve Ke-Ke Tardy also had 10 points apiece for LSU (9-1). LSU Coach Sue Gunter moved within three victories of joining three other coaches in women's basketball history with 600 victories.
OREGON 86, DEPAUL 82: In Chicago, Shaquala Williams tied her career high with 31 points for the No. 19 Ducks (8-2).