NCAA Tournament: Women’s roundup
The women’s roundup …
COLLEGE PARK, Md. ó With help from their Maryland teammates and a spirited crowd, Marissa Coleman and Kristi Toliver enthusiastically celebrated one final victory on their home court.
Coleman had 18 points and a career-high 18 rebounds, Toliver scored 17, and top-seed Maryland advanced to the round of 16 in the NCAA tournament with a 71-56 victory over Utah on Tuesday night.
The Terrapins (30-4) will next play Vanderbilt (26-8) in the semifinals of the Raleigh Regional.
Connecticut 87, Florida 59
STORRS, Conn. ó Renee Montgomery scored 25 points in her final game at home and undefeated Connecticut beat eighth-seeded Florida 87-59.
The Huskies (35-0) advanced to the regional semifinals for the 16th straight season where they will play fourth-seeded California on Sunday. This is the fourth time that UConn has been undefeated while playing in the NCAA tournament. Connecticut went on to win the national championship in 1995 and 2002. In 1996-97, the Huskies lost to Tennessee in the regional final.
Texas A&M 73, Minnesota 42
SOUTH BEND, Ind. ó Sydney Colson had six steals to pace the Aggies to a season-high 20 and Texas A&M forced a season-high 32 turnovers in a 73-42 victory over Minnesota.
Danielle Gant led Texas A&M (27-7) with 20 points. Ashley Ellis-Milan scored 15 points for the Gophers (20-12).
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