UConn cruises

Tina Charles scored 22 points and Maya Moore added 21 to help the Connecticut Huskies (34-0) beat the Southern University Jaguars (23-9) 95-39 in the Dayton Regional of the first round of the women’s NCAA tournament at Norfolk, Va., extending their winning streak to 73 games.

Ohio State 93, St. Francis (Pa.) 59: Jantel Lavender dominated inside for the Buckeyes (31-4) with 23 points and 16 rebounds against the smaller Red Flash (17-15) and the Buckeyes opened up a 27-point lead before halftime during a rout at Pittsburgh.

Mississippi State 68, Middle Tennessee State 64: Alexis Rack and Chanel Mokango led a frantic rally as the Bulldogs (20-12), down nine points to the Blue Raiders (25-6) with 4 1/2 minutes remaining, surged back for a victory at Pittsburgh.

Temple 65, James Madison 53: Qwedia Wallace scored 21 points and the Owls (25-8) beat the Dukes (26-7) in Norfolk, Va., setting up a matchup with coach Tonya Cardoza’s mentor.

Wisconsin-Green Bay 69, Virginia 67: Celeste Hoewisch scored 23 points and the 12th-seeded Phoenix (28-4) let most of a 16-point lead slip away before holding on to beat the Cavaliers (21-10) at Ames, Iowa.

Iowa State 79, Lehigh 42: Anna Prins scored 21 points and the Cyclones (24-7) celebrated Alison Lacey’s return to the lineup with a victory over the Mountain Hawks (29-4) at Ames, Iowa.

Sacramento regional

Vanderbilt 83, DePaul 76 (OT): Merideth Marsh scored nine of her 26 points in overtime, rallying the Commodores (23-10) to a victory over the Blue Demons (21-12) at Cincinnati.

Xavier 94, East Tennessee State 82: The Musketeers (28-3) avoided an unprecedented upset on their home court, following the inside domination by Amber Harris and Ta’Shia Phillips en route to a victory over the Buccaneers (23-9) at Cincinnati.

Kansas City regional

Vermont 64, Wisconsin 55: Courtnay Pilypaitis scored 25 points, May Kotsopoulos added 14 and the Catamounts (27-6) survived squandering a 14-point lead in the first half to beat the Badgers (21-22) at Notre Dame, Ind., Vermont’s first NCAA tournament victory in six tries.

Notre Dame 86, Cleveland State 58: Becca Bruszewski scored 14 points, Ashley Barlow added 13 and the Fighting Irish (28-5) overcame a 31-point performance by Kailey Klein, including 21 in the first half, to beat the Vikings (19-14) at Notre Dame, Ind.

Nebraska 83, Northern Iowa 44: Kelsey Griffin had 22 points and nine rebounds to lead the No. 1 seed Cornhuskers (31-1) to a victory over the 16th-seeded Panthers (17-16) at Minneapolis.

Arkansas-Little Rock 63, Georgia Tech 53: Kim Sitzmann scored a season-high 21 points and the 11th-seeded Trojans (27-6) won their NCAA tournament debut, stunning the No. 6 seed Yellow Jackets (23-10) at Norman, Okla.

Oklahoma 68, South Dakota State 57: Nyeshia Stevenson scored 17 points, Abi Olajuwon added 15 and the third-seeded Sooners (24-10) held on through a late dry spell on their home floor to beat the Jackrabbits (22-11) at Norman, Okla.

UCLA 74, North Carolina State 54: Jasmine Dixon powered UCLA with 17 points and 11 rebounds, leading the No. 8 seed Bruins (25-8) to a victory over the No. 9 seed Wolfpack at Minneapolis.

Memphis regional

San Diego State 74, Texas 63: Jene Morris scored 32 points and the No. 11 seed Aztecs (22-10) stunned the sixth-seeded Longhorns (22-11) on the Longhorns’ home court at Austin, Texas.

West Virginia 58, Lamar 43: Liz Repella had 15 points and 11 rebounds and the third-seeded Mountaineers (29-5) bolted to a big early lead and cruised to a win over the No. 14-seed Cardinals (26-8) at Austin, Texas.

Click here to comment on this story »


5 education reads found in the last 7 days

New, Reading-Heavy SAT Has Students Worried via The New York Times’ Anemona Hartocollis “For thousands of college hopefuls, the stressful college admissions season is about to become even more fraught. ...

TGIF Wild Card — 2.12.16

The occupation is over -- in southeastern Oregon, not Boise. The annual siege of Boise continues as another lackluster Idaho Legislature reaches the halfway point of its annual session. We ...

The week that was…

Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” reports on the fifth week of this year’s legislative session, from local control issues to water to words from the governor. Co-host Melissa Davlin interviews Sen. Todd ...

The day after Colorado

When a game goes to double-overtime, there are more storylines than can fit in one gamer. Let's take a look.Change coming at point guard? Ernie Kent hinted as much after ...



Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile