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Monday’s NCAA women’s tournament capsules

Tue., March 26, 2013

NCAA women: Monday’s results

Spokane Regional

At Lubbock, Texas

(2) California 82

(10) USF 78

Layshia Clarendon scored 27 points to help the Golden Bears (30-2) beat the Bulls (22-11) in overtime.

California was up 67-57 before the Bulls went on a 13-3 run, culminating in a trio of free throws by Inga Orekhova with under a second remaining that tied it at 70.

The Golden Bears missed 8 of 11 free throws down the stretch in regulation but went 8 of 10 at the line in overtime.

Andrea Smith scored 24 points and Orekhova added 22 to lead South Florida.

At Spokane

(4) Georgia 65

(5) Iowa State 60

Shacobia Barbee scored 20 points, including a key 3-pointer with 2:03 left, and the Bulldogs (27-6) held off a furious second-half rally by the Cyclones (24-9).

Bridgeport Regional

At Storrs, Conn.

(1) Connecticut 77

(8) Vanderbilt 44

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 22 points and the Huskies (31-4) advanced to the regional semifinals for the 20th consecutive season with a win over the Commodores (21-12).

UConn is seeking its sixth straight Final Four and eighth national championship.

Tiffany Clarke scored 16 points for Vanderbilt, which lost three of its last six games.

At College Park, Md.

(4) Maryland 74

(5) Michigan St. 49

Alyssa Thomas scored 28 points and the Terrapins (26-7) defeated the Spartans (25-9).

Thomas had 18 at halftime to provide Maryland with an 11-point cushion.

Annalise Pickrel and Becca Mills each scored 12 for Michigan State.

Oklahoma City Regional

At Columbus, Ohio

(6) Oklahoma 85

(3) UCLA 72

Aaryn Ellenberg scored 27 points and Joanna McFarland handled things inside with 20 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Sooners (24-10) past the Bruins (26-8).

Atonye Nyingifa had 18 points for UCLA.

At Knoxville, Tenn.

(2) Tennessee 68

(10) Creighton 52

Kamiko Williams scored 15 points and the Lady Vols (26-7) pulled away in the second half to beat the Bluejays (25-8) and advance to the regional semifinals.

Tennessee improved to 52-0 in NCAA tournament games on its home floor.

Alexis Akin-Otiko scored 12 points for Creighton.

Norfolk Regional

At Boulder, Colo.

(12) Kansas 75

(4) S. Carolina 69

Senior Monica Engelman scored a career-high 27 points and the Jayhawks (20-13) became just the second No. 12 seed to advance to the round of 16 with an upset of the Gamecocks (25-8).

Angel Goodrich added 20 points for Kansas, which joined San Francisco in 1996 as the only No. 12 seeds to follow up a win in the opening round with another in the second.

At College Station, Texas

(6) Nebraska 74

(3) Texas A&M 63

Jordan Hooper scored 21 points and Lindsey Moore had 20 points and 10 assists to help the Cornhuskers (25-8) to a win over the Aggies (25-10).

Adrienne Pratcher’s 17 points led Texas A&M.

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