Kelley Suminski scored a season-high 18 points as seventh-ranked Stanford held off No. 2 Kansas State, 63-57, last night to win the Stanford (Calif.) Invitational.
Sebnem Kimyacioglu and Susan King added 14 points apiece for the Cardinal (4-0).
Megan Mahoney scored a season-high 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the Wildcats (5-1) failed in their attempt to win their second tournament of the season. Kendra Wecker added 18 points and Nicole Ohlde had 13.
Wecker has scored in double figures in 18 straight games dating from last season.
Stanford extended its home winning streak to 15 games and beat its highest-ranked opponent since upsetting then-No. 1 Purdue on Nov. 22, 1998.
Freshman Krista Rappahahn sank four free throws in the final 43 seconds to clinch the victory.
* DUKE 74, ARKANSAS 72: Alana Beard made two free throws with one second left in overtime to complete a 27-point performance, and the top-ranked Blue Devils held off the No. 17 Lady Razorbacks. The victory gave Duke (5-0) the championship of the St. John Division of the Paradise Jam tournament in Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
Arkansas (4-1), which got 19 points from Shameka Christon, had a chance to tie the game, but Lakisha Harper's desperation shot hit the backboard and rim and bounced away as time expired.
The Lady Razorbacks had a 61-59 lead with 2 minutes 51 seconds left in regulation. But Mistie Bass made a layup to tie the score. Beard had two chances to win the game in regulation, but missed from the foul line with 17 seconds left and again with 11 remaining.
"We learned a lot about ourselves," Duke Coach Gail Goestenkors said. "We got down and did not panic. We never lost our poise."
* ARIZONA 70, GEORGIA 49: The Wildcats' defense limited the eighth-ranked Bulldogs to eight points in an 11-minute span of the second half, and Julie Brase scored 16 points in the upset in Tucson.
The Bulldogs (2-1) could not find their shooting touch and appeared a step slower than Arizona (2-1), which got 17 rebounds and 10 points from Shawntinice Polk.
Kara Braxton led Georgia with 11 points.
Arizona's guards took advantage with open jumpers from the outside and its front line scored inside easily. The Wildcats never let up after building an 18-point halftime lead.
* SOUTH CAROLINA 54, BOSTON COLLEGE 51: Cristina Ciocan scored 18 points, and the unbeaten Gamecocks upset the No. 18 Eagles (3-1) to win the St. Thomas Division of the Paradise Jam tournament.
Jocelyn Penn had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Gamecocks (4-0), who never trailed.
* LSU 68, FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL 54: Doneeka Hodges scored 14 points to pace the No. 3 Tigers (5-0) in the championship game of the Thanksgiving Classic in Miami.
* TENNESSEE 96, ARMY 44: Kara Lawson led a barrage of three-point baskets to score 20 points for fourth-ranked Tennessee in the second round of the San Juan Shootout in Puerto Rico. Lawson made 4 of 6 three-pointers; the Lady Vols connected on 12 of 23 overall.
* CONNECTICUT 60, HAWAII 53: Diana Taurasi scored 18 points to lead the fifth-ranked Huskies in the second round of the Rainbow Wahine Classic in Honolulu. Ashley Battle had 13 points and eight rebounds for the Huskies (4-0).
* VANDERBILT 91, YOUNGSTOWN ST. 60: Chantelle Anderson's 16 points and 10 rebounds, and Ashley McElhiney's 14 points and 11 assists carried the No. 9 Commodores (3-0) in the First Tennessee Tournament in Nashville.
* MINNESOTA 88, AIR FORCE 75: Janel McCarville scored 19 points and Corrin Von Wald had 17 as the No. 14 Gophers (5-0) won the Air Force Classic.
* BRIGHAM YOUNG 51, WEBER ST. 41: Erin Thorn scored eight of her 14 points as the No. 22 Cougars (3-0) erased Weber State's final lead of the game and pulled away in Provo, Utah.
* CINCINNATI 79, MIDDLE TENN. ST. 59: Valerie King scored 14 of her 22 points in the second half as the No. 25 Bearcats (2-1) rolled at home.