Meighan Simmons scored 23 points, including a three-pointer to force overtime, and No. 6 Tennessee used free throws to pull away in the extra session and beat No. 3 Stanford 82-72 on Sunday night in Knoxville. Stanford Coach Tara VanDerveer was denied her 800th career win for a second time. Her next chance comes Wednesday against San Francisco.
■ Barbara Stevens of Division II Bentley became the fifth coach in NCAA women's basketball to reach 800 victories, just a few hours before VanDerveer failed to reach the milestone. The Falcons beat C.W. Post 93-60. The only other coaches to reach 800 wins are Tennessee's Pat Summitt, former Texas coach Jody Conradt, Rutgers' C. Vivian Stringer and Sylvia Hatchell of North Carolina.
Arkansas 67, No. 12 Oklahoma 57: C'eira Ricketts (Fairdale) scored 21 points, leading unbeaten but unranked Arkansas (11-0) to a victory. Ricketts added five steals and four assists as Arkansas beat its first ranked opponent in two years.
Houston 92, Louisville 80: Monique Reid (Fern Creek) had 27 points and 10 rebounds and Shoni Schimmel scored 23 points to go with six boards and four assists, but Louisville lost its second straight game in the Duel in the Desert Classic in Las Vegas.
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Austin Peay 70, Eastern Ky. 60: The Lady Colonels closed a 14-point second half deficit to three, but couldn't complete the comeback at Austin Peay. EKU's Brittany Coles (Henry Clay) tied a career-high with 24 points and had nine rebounds. Whitney Hanley (Bullitt East) had seven points, eight rebounds and five assists for Peay.
Tennessee Tech 65, Eastern Illinois 58: Tacarra Hayes (Marion County) scored 19 points to go with 10 rebounds and six assists in the Golden Eaglettes' home victory. Chantelle Pressley (Paul Dunbar) had three points and five rebounds for the Panthers.
Lindsey Wilson 72, Saint Xavier 54: A pair of double-doubles helped Lindsey Wilson, ranked 19th in NAIA, defeat No. 5 Saint Xavier. Viktoria Krell had 24 points and 19 rebounds and Ashley Rainey (Warren East) had 16 points and 16 rebounds.
Western Ky. 60, Grambling St. 43: Janae Howard (Owensboro) scored a season-high 26 points and shot 7-for-10 from three-point range in the Lady Toppers' win at home.
Baldwin-Wallace 75, Transylvania 66: Holly Milburn (Scott County) scored 22 points and Kennae Demus (Lafayette) and Olivia Akridge (Lyon County) added 12 each in the Pioneers' loss in the final game of the Transy Holiday Classic.
Centre 62, Muskingum 54: Maggie Prewitt (Montgomery County) scored a team-high 16 points in Centre's win in the Transy Holiday Classic.
Texas Tech 58, Samford 42: Emily London (Lexington Christian) had a team-high 13 points to go with six rebounds in Samford's road loss.
Morehead St. 62, Tennessee St. 58: Courtney Lumpkin had 23 points and Amber Harris added 12 points and 13 rebounds for visiting Morehead State. Linda Dixon (North Hardin) pitched in with 10 points and eight rebounds.
Tennessee St. 70, Morehead St. 64 (OT): Kenny Moore scored 19 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to help Tennessee State win in Nashville. Morehead State was led by Kenneth Faried, who grabbed a game-high 17 rebounds and scored 15 points.
Marshall 98, VMI 70: Shaquille Johnson scored 19 points and DeAndre Kane added 18 with 13 assists as Marshall overpowered visiting VMI. Michael Sparks (Tates Creek) had 16 points, including four three-pointers, for the Keydets.
Lindsey Wilson 97, East-West (Ill.) 63: Freshman Chase Cox (Taylor County) led a balanced effort with 17 points on five three-pointers to lead the Lindsey Wilson at home. Charles Baker added 13 points and Brandon Clemons scored 12.