TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Katie Lou Samuelson drew Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma's ire with a poor morning shootaround. The sophomore was nearly flawless once the game started. She scored a career-high 34 points to help No. 1 UConn beat Tulsa 98-58 for the
On the night that it honored Pat Summitt, Tennessee showed the kind of toughness that would have made the former Lady Volunteers coach proud. Jaime Nared hit a tiebreaking jumper with 10.3 seconds left as Tennessee erased a 15-point, second-half deficit to beat No. 6 Notre Dame 71-69 on Monday night. The victory coincided with Tennessee's ''We Back Pat'' night to raise Alzheimer's awareness and salute Summitt, who died June 28 at the age of 64.
Fresh off its record-breaking 91st consecutive victory, UConn remained the No. 1 team in The Associated Press women's basketball poll Monday. The Huskies (16-0) routed SMU on Saturday to better their own NCAA mark and stay the unanimous choice atop the poll. Baylor, Maryland, Mississippi State and South Carolina followed the Huskies as the first five teams were unchanged.