NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tracy Pontius scored 19 points to help Bowling Green beat Vanderbilt (No. 14 ESPN/USA Today, No. 16 AP) 66-60 on Friday night.
Tamika Nurse made three 3-pointers and finished with 15 points for the Falcons (5-2), who also upset Vanderbilt in the 2007 NCAA tournament. Lauren Prochaska had 14 points.The Commodores (7-1) trailed by 18 at one point in the first half but Jence Rhoads scored 13 of her 17 points in the second half to help Vanderbilt take a 59-58 lead with 3:21 left.Pontius' drive got the lead back for Bowling Green and she converted four free throws in the final 46 seconds to help close it out.Lauren Lueders scored 11 points for Vanderbilt.