Shekinna Stricklen scored 22 points and the sixth-ranked Tennessee women used a late run to beat No. 11 Rutgers, 67-61, on Tuesday night in Piscataway, N.J.
The game featured two Hall of Fame coaches with Pat Summitt and C. Vivian Stringer of Rutgers. The longtime friends and have combined for nearly 1,950 victories during their illustrious careers. They stand first and third on the women's basketball all-time victory list.
Trailing 54-51 with 8:33 left, Tennessee (6-2) scored 13 straight points.
Summitt received a standing ovation from the crowd before the game and shared a long embrace with Stringer. Rutgers players wore warm-up shirts that said "We Back Pat" in honor of Summitt's battle with Alzeheimer's. The school also presented Tennessee with a collage of Stringer's favorite photos with Summitt and a commemorative jersey at the half.
Stringer hasn't had much success against Summitt, winning only twice in 17 meetings.
DePaul 78, Princeton 67 - Anna Martin had 14 points to lead the No. 23 Blue Demons (9-2) past the 7-3 Tigers in Princeton, N.J.
Wisconsin 60, Wisconsin-Milwaukee 54 -
Jared Berggren scored 17 points to help the No. 14 Badgers (9-2) fend off a second-half surge from the in-state rival Panthers (8-3) in Milwaukee.
Michigan 63, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 50 - Freshman Trey Burke scored 13 of his 15 points in the first half, and the No. 20 Wolverines went on an early 19-point run en route to a victory over the 1-5 Golden Lions in Ann Arbor, Mich. Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Tuesday night. Tim Hardaway Jr. added eight points for the Wolverines (8-2).
Gwynedd-Mercy 88, Rowan 78 -
The Griffins, sparked by ex-Wissahickon star Dan DelConte's 28 points, improved to 8-3 with a win over the Profs (4-6) in a nonconference game in Gwynned Valley. Guard Kendall White (Rancocas Valley) scored a career-high 26 points for Rowan.