Umeki Webb scored eight of her 15 points in the final two minutes Friday night to help No. 14 North Carolina State to an 80-74 victory over No. 12 Duke.
The Wolfpack improved to 15-4 and moved into a tie with Duke for second in the Atlantic Coast Conference at 7-3. The two now trail league-leading Virginia by one-half game.Duke (18-4) had its six-game ACC winning streak snapped.
N.C. State, the ACC's best shooting team, took the lead for good by hitting seven straight shots in a 17-8 run. Jennifer Howard hit three straight to wrap up the spurt, which put N.C. State ahead 58-53 with 13:07 left.
No. 6 Iowa 82, Ohio St. 75
At Columbus, Ohio, Nadine Domond scored 24 of her 27 points in the second half for the Hawkeyes.
Domond made eight of 13 shots, including 3 of 5 from 3-point range, and hit all eight of his free throw attempts for the Hawkeyes (18-1, 9-0 Big Ten).
Mississippi State 67, No. 7 Vanderbilt 64
At Starkville, Miss., Sharon Thompson had 23 points and 10 rebounds Friday night in Mississippi State's upset win.
Mississippi State (12-8, 4-3 Southeastern Conference) trailed 28-26 at halftime, after a dismal first half for both teams. The Lady Bulldogs shot just 35.7 percent, while Vanderbilt (15-4, 4-3) shot just 28.6 percent clip.
No. 8 Texas Tech 67, Rice 48
At Lubbock, Texas, Michi Atkins had 19 points, including six points to help fuel a 12-2 run to open the game.
Atkins scored all of her points in 24 minutes of play for Texas Tech (17-2, 6-0 Southwest Conference), which stretched its homecourt winning streak to 25 games.
No. 10 Wisconsin 69, No. 23 Northwestern 68
At Evanston, Ill., Anne Klapperich hit a 14-footer at the buzzer Friday night to give Wisconsin the one-point victory.
No. 11 Old Dominion 105, William & Mary 50
At Norfolk, Va., Clarisse Machanguana scored 31 points and had 15 rebounds as Old Dominion forced 34 turnovers.
The Monarchs (15-2, 7-0 Colonial Athletic Association) took the suspense out of the game early, jumping to a 53-27 lead at the half.
No. 13 Penn State 76, Indiana 61
At State College, Pa., Tina Nicholson scored 19 points and freshman Stacey Brewer added 14 for Penn State.
Summar Maines hit a jumper with just under four minutes to play to cut Penn State's lead to nine, but the Hoosiers got no closer.
Kansas 67, No. 16 Colorado 57
At Boulder, Colo., Angie Halbleib scored 18 points to lead Kansas to a 67-57 upset victory as the No. 16 Buffs fell apart in the second half in Big Eight play.
Colorado (18-6, 5-3) held a 32-25 lead at the half, then went cold, hitting only 19 percent, or 5 of 27 shots, from the field in the second half.
Kansas (13-7, 6-2) went on a 20-2 spurt to open the second half.
No. 22 Purdue 83, Michigan 58
At Ann Arbor, Mich., Stacey Lovelace scored 24 points and Purdue held Michigan to just 24 percent shooting in the second half.
Michigan (7-13, 1-9 Big Ten) kept Purdue in check in the first half, leading 16-15 at the midway point. But a layup by Lovelace, two free throws by Stephanie White and a 3-pointer by Jannon Roland gave Purdue (13-8, 6-4) a lead it would not relinquish.
Friday night's game of No. 24 Arkansas hosting No. 25 Auburn was postponed because of bad weather.