KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee winning at home had become a women's NCAA Tournament lock. But the tradition-rich program saw its remarkable streak finally come to an end. The Lady Vols lost for the first time at home in NCAA Tournament history when sixth-seeded Oregon State defeated third-seeded Tennessee 66-59 in the second round in front of a crowd of 4,338 at Thompson-Boling Arena.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee lost for the first time at home in women's NCAA Tournament history when Marie Gulich had 14 points and 12 rebounds to lead sixth-seeded Oregon State to a 66-59 win. The Lady Vols had been 57-0 at home with most of those victories coming under late Hall of Fame coach Pat Summitt, who led the team to eight national championships.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Myisha Hines-Allen had 24 points and 13 rebounds, Asia Durr scored 19 points and top-seeded Louisville pounced on No. 8 seed Marquette quickly on the way to a 90-72 victory in the second round of the women's NCAA Tournament. The Cardinals advanced to their second consecutive Sweet 16 and will play in next weekend's regional in Lexington, Kentucky.
(AP) - Tennessee plans to use the heartbreaking finish to its surprisingly successful season as motivation for a deeper NCAA Tournament run next year. Tennessee returns the nucleus of a team that won a share of the Southeastern Conference's regular-season title after being picked to finish 13th in the league. Tennessee's season ended with a 63-62 NCAA Tournament loss to Loyola-Chicago.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Ray Spalding scored 18 points, Jordan Nwora added 17 and Louisville cruised into the NIT quarterfinals with an 84-68 victory over Middle Tennessee. Ryan McMahon chipped in with 15 points and V.J. King 13 for Louisville (22-13), which will face Mississippi State (24-11) on Tuesday night.
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