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Posted on February 11, 2013 at 6:06 AM

Updated Monday, Feb 11 at 6:06 AM

TORONTO (AP) — John Lucas scored 10 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter to match his season high, Rudy Gay had 20 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the New Orleans Hornets 102-89 Sunday. Kyle Lowry had 14 points and 10 assists and Amir Johnson scored 14 points for the Raptors.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Meighan Simmons scored 24 points and four of her teammates also reached double figures Sunday as Tennessee rolled to a 97-68 victory over Mississippi. The Lady Vols shot 59.4 percent and beat the Rebels for the 24th consecutive time. Ole Miss hasn't beaten Tennessee since a 78-72 victory on Feb. 4, 1996.

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Theresa Plaisance scored 13 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked three shots, and LSU snapped a snapped a two-game skid with a 62-54 upset of Georgia on Sunday. Plaisance, whose late-game failure at the foul line marred an otherwise dominant 20-point outing in a last-second loss to Tennessee on Thursday, came through in the clutch this time.

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Bryant Mbamalu scored 24 points, leading six Louisiana-Lafayette players in double figures, and the Ragin' Cajuns routed Louisiana-Monroe 90-66 Sunday night. Louisiana-Lafayette never trailed, but it was mostly a close game until the Ragin' Cajuns went on a 24-0 run in a 6-minute stretch midway through the second half to lead 78-50.

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