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Bonnerís 19 pace Auburn women

The Associated Press

DeWanna Bonner had 19 points and Tamela McCorvey added 12 in Auburnís 63-57 victory over Mississippi State on Sunday.

Jordan Greenleaf had 10 for Auburn (17-7, 4-4 Southeastern Conference).

Mississippi State (14-9, 5-4) was led by Imesia Jackson with 14 points. Marneshia Richard, who averages 13.1 points per game in SEC
play, was held to just four points.

After Jackson hit a jumper to make the score 56-52 with 4:26 remaining, Auburn didnít allow the Lady Bulldogs another field goal in the game.

The Tigers hit the defensive boards, forced three turnovers and blocked a shot to nullify each of Mississippi Stateís final possessions.

Auburn led 36-24 at halftime.

No. 15 Vanderbilt 91, Alabama 51: In Nashville, Caroline Williams scored 17 points to lead No. 15 Vanderbilt to a 91-51 victory over Alabama on Sunday.

Williams made three 3-pointers in the first half as the Commodores raced to a 15-0 lead.

Eleven players broke into the scoring column for Vanderbilt (20-4, 6-3 Southeastern Conference), which posted its eighth consecutive season with at least 20 victories.

Alabama played without leading scorer Navonda Moore, who was out with an injury, and starting point guard Alyson Butler, sidelined with an illness.

Meanwhile, the Crimson Tide committed nine turnovers in the first 7:30.

Kate Mastin led Alabama (10-14, 0-9) with 21 points.

No. 7 LSU 49, South Carolina 46: Sylvia Fowles had 23 points and 20 rebounds and No. 7 LSU beat South Carolina for the 10th straight

Fowles made eight of 12 field goals, but her biggest points may have been her final two from the free-throw line when the Lady
Tigers were up 45-44 with 1:40 to go.

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