Stanford falls in OT to Vols, VanDerveer stuck on 799

Stanford falls in OT to Vols, VanDerveer stuck on 799
December 20, 2010, 4:05 am
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Dec. 19, 2010
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KNOXVILLE,Tenn. (AP) Meighan Simmons scored 23 points, including a 3-pointer toforce overtime, and No. 6 Tennessee used free throws to pull away inthe extra session and beat No. 3 Stanford 82-72 on Sunday night.Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer wasdenied her 800th career win for a second time. Her next chance comesWednesday against San Francisco.The Cardinal (6-2) held a 63-57 leadwith 6:21 to go in regulation but found themselves in foul trouble astime ticked off the clock. After Toni Kokenis was called for her fourthfoul, Simmons hit a pair of free throws to tie it at 63 with 4:59 togo.Jennette Pohlen fouled out with ateam-leading 24 points less than a minute into overtime, and SarahBoothe joined her 16 seconds later. The Lady Vols (10-2) went 8 of 14from the foul line in overtime while the Cardinal's only overtimepoints came on a pair of free throws by Kayla Pedersen.