Carrington, No. 8 Stanford women top No. 9 Tennessee
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — DiJonai Carrington scored a career-high 33 points and pulled down 13 rebounds Tuesday as No. 8 Stanford defeated No. 9 Tennessee 95-85 for the Cardinal’s second victory over a top-10 team in four days.
Stanford (8-1) was coming off a 68-63 home victory over previously unbeaten Baylor, a result that dropped the Lady Bears from third to sixth in the AP Top 25.
Kiana Williams and Alanna Smith each added 16 points for Stanford. Lacie Hull scored 14 and Maya Dodson had 10.
Evina Westbrook scored a career-high 29 points and had 10 assists for Tennessee (8-1). She became the first Lady Vol to score 20-plus points in four straight games since Candace Parker did it in 2007-08, Tennessee’s most recent national championship season.
NO. 18 KENTUCKY 99, WESTERN CAROLINA 39
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Rhyne Howard scored 18 points, Tatyana Wyatt had 16 and Kentucky coasted past Western Carolina.
Six players scored in double figures for the Wildcats (11-1), with Howard grabbing eight rebounds and Taylor Murray dishing seven assists with five steals to go with her 11 points.
Judith Martin Ruiz had 11 points for Western Carolina (2-9).