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Associated Press

Posted on November 24, 2012 at 9:35 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nikki Greene scored 21 points and matched a career best with 20 rebounds, and No. 6 Penn State overcame a 17-point first-half deficit to win the Cal State Northridge tournament with an 85-73 victory over the Matadors on Saturday.

Maggie Lucas scored 14 of her 23 points in the first half for the Lady Lions (5-0). Alex Bentley added 19 points.

Penn State held Northridge (3-2) scoreless for a 6:30 span over both halves to turn a 41-26 deficit into a 43-41 lead with 16:32 to play. The Matadors had gone on a 25-10 run to take a 33-16 lead in the first half.

Marta Masoni had a career-best 22 points for Northridge. Ashlee Guay scored 15 and Camille Mahlknecht had 13 rebounds.

NO. 13 OKLAHOMA 73, ARKANSAS 70

HONOLULU (AP) — Nicole Griffin scored a career-high 19 points and Whitney Hand added 14 points and nine rebounds for Oklahoma, which overcame a 30-point performance by Keira Peak.

Morgan Hook had 14 points and eight rebounds for the Sooners (3-1), who led 26-19 at halftime. Griffin was 8 of 11 from the field.

Peak was 12 for 19 from the field, including a 4-for-8 performance from 3-point range. Cali Berna added 16 points for the Razorbacks (3-1).

VIRGINIA 73, NO. 17 VANDERBILT 66

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Jazmin Pitts had a career-high 20 points to lead Virginia to the win in the first game of the San Juan Shootout.

Sarah Imovbioh added 15 points and China Crosby had 13 for the Cavaliers (4-0). Pitts, a reserve, was 9 for 14 from the field.

Virginia shot 68 percent in the first half and led 37-26 at the break.

Christina Foggie scored 26 for Vanderbilt (3-2), which shot 36 percent from the field. Foggie was 8 for 17 from 3-point range, and the Commodores made 10 of 33 shots from beyond the arc overall.

NO. 25 NORTH CAROLINA 85, LA SALLE 55

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Waltiea Rolle had 15 points and 12 rebounds and North Carolina scored the first 16 points of the second half.

Xylina McDaniel opened the second half with a jumper for the Tar Heels (5-0), who trailed 32-31 at halftime, then added a 3-pointer after a steal by Brittany Rountree. Krista Gross added a jumper and Rountree sank a 3-pointer for a 40-32 lead.

It was 51-36 North Carolina with 13:17 left, and the Explorers (1-4) never got closer than 12 points after that.

Shanel Harrison scored 18 for La Salle.

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