Brittney Griner had three dunks among her 33 points and also had four blocks and a career-high 22 rebounds as Baylor defeated No. 8 Florida State 85-47 last night and advanced to face fifth-seeded Louisville on March 31 in the Oklahoma City region of the women’s National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament. Louisville beat Purdue 76-63.
Notre Dame topped ninth-seeded Iowa 74-57 to reach the next round against 12th-seeded Kansas in the Norfolk region on March 31. Stanford defeated eighth-seeded Michigan 73-40 in the Spokane region and will play Georgia on March 30.
Duke, the Norfolk region’s second seed, beat No. 7 Oklahoma State 68-59 last night and moved on to the round of 16 to face sixth-seeded Nebraska on March 31, while No. 2 Kentucky topped seventh-seeded Dayton 84-70 to face sixth-seeded Delaware in the Bridgeport region on March 30. Delaware scored a 78-69 victory against third-seeded North Carolina last night.
No. 6 Louisiana State won 71-66 against No. 3 Penn State in the Spokane region and next will face California.
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