NCAA Women’s Roundup
GREENSBORO ó Rutgers got the big early lead then held on when George Washington made its run. Now the Scarlet Knights can look forward to another matchup with Connecticut ó this time with a Final Four berth at stake.
Essence Carson scored 25 points Sunday to help the Scarlet Knights beat the Colonials 53-42, sending them to Tuesday’s Greensboro Regional championship for a third meeting with their Big East Conference rivals.
Epiphanny Prince added 12 points for second-seeded Rutgers (27-6), which handed the Huskies their only loss in early February.
Connecticut 78, Old Dominion 63
GREENSBORO ó The NCAA tournament isn’t supposed to be this easy for Maya Moore ó even if it always seems that way for Connecticut.
Renee Montgomery added 13 points for the Huskies (35-1), who never trailed, shot 47.5 percent and put the game away with a 20-1 run early in the second half. They earned their 14th straight victory and claimed their third straight berth in the round of eight.
Tennessee 74, Notre Dame 64
OKLAHOMA CITY ó Candace Parker did all she could to keep Tennessee’s hopes alive for a second straight national championship.
Parker matched her career best with 34 points and hauled in 12 rebounds, pushing the top-seed Lady Vols to the regional finals for the eighth straight year with a 74-64 win against Notre Dame on Sunday night in the Oklahoma City Regional.