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No. 7 Stanford, No. 11 Lady Vols in unfamiliar positions

Tennessee's Andraya Carter (14) grabs for a loose ball with Rutgers' Briyona Canty (4) during the second half of a women's NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec.14, 2014, in Piscataway, N.J. Tennessee won 55-45. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For the first time in nearly a quarter century, Stanford and Tennessee are facing off with neither of these traditional women’s basketball powers ranked in the top five.

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Chattanooga women stun No. 7 Stanford 54-46

Stanford's Taylor Greenfield (4) keeps the ball from Chattanooga's Chelsey Shumpert (25) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Chattanooga, Tenn. (AP Photo/Billy Weeks)

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Chelsey Shumpert scored a career-high 18 points, including five 3-pointers, as Chattanooga stunned No. 7 Stanford 54-46 Wednesday for its second home victory over a top-10 opponent this season.

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Chattanooga seeks to upset another national power

In this March 22, 2014, file photo, Chattanooga head coach Jim Foster answers questions at a news conference following their loss to Syracuse in a first-round NCAA women's college basketball tournament game in Lexington, Ky. Foster has used connections he’s developed during his Hall of Fame coaching career to produce the kind of home schedule rarely seen from a mid-major women’s basketball program. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)

Chattanooga’s Jim Foster has used connections he’s developed during his Hall of Fame coaching career to produce the kind of home schedule rarely seen from a mid-major women’s basketball program.

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