Michelle Snow scored 24 points and Semeka Randall added 17 to lead No. 2 Tennessee to a 92-76 victory over South Carolina last night in Columbia, S.C.
The Lady Vols used an 18-0 run midway through the first half to take a 34-10 lead. Snow scored 17 in the second half, including eight straight points during one stretch.
Tennessee (13-2, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) forced 28 turnovers and shot 57.6 percent.
South Carolina (10-5, 0-2) used a 12-2 run midway through the second half to close within 61-52 on a pair of free throws by Jocelyn Penn with 10 minute 54 seconds left.
Kara Lawson finished with 16 points for the Lady Vols.
* CINCINNATI 70, TULANE 59: Portia Flournoy scored 17 points and led two decisive spurts as the host Bearcats handed the No. 13 Green Wave its first loss of the season.
Tulane (14-1, 3-1 Conference USA) wasted an 11-point lead in the first half and failed to score for nearly seven minutes in the second half as Cincinnati (8-6, 2-2) pulled away. The loss ended the longest winning streak by a women's team in school and Conference USA history. Grace Daley led the Green Wave with 23 points.
* OLD DOMINION 108, RICHMOND 67: Hamchetou Maiga scored 25 points and Lucienne Berthieu added 22 points and 14 rebounds as the No. 22 Lady Monarchs raced to a 25-5 lead in the first 10 minutes and coasted to victory in Norfolk.
Old Dominion (10-3, 3-0 Colonial Athletic Association) won its 86th consecutive league game. Richmond fell to 6-8, 1-2.
* UC SANTA BARBARA 99, BOISE STATE 72: Eric Buescher had 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead the No. 19 Gauchos (12-3, 1-0 Big West) at home. Stephanie Block had 24 points for Boise State (7-7, 0-1).
* GEORGETOWN 55, FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL 54: Porshia Jones sank two free throws with 2.7 seconds left to give the Hoyas the nonconference victory in Miami.
Georgetown (8-7) had drawn within one point on freshman forward Nok Duany's layup with 1:29 remaining.
* JAMES MADISON 65, GEORGE MASON 53: Shanna Price scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the host Dukes in a Colonial Athletic Association game.
Jen Serlas had a game-high 20 points for George Mason (5-8, 0-2 CAA), which shot a season-low 31 percent. James Madison improved to 9-5, 1-1.
* AMERICAN 79, UNC WILMINGTON 66: Kate Miller scored 23 points to lead four teammates in double figures in the Eagles' victory at Bender Arena. Jina Lewis had 15 points and seven rebounds for American (9-4, 2-1 CAA).
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CAPTION: April McDivitt struggles with South Carolina's Shannon Segres as Kara Lawson (West Springfield), right, closes in during Tennessee's 92-76 win.