Here’s Part 2 of our roundup of Friday’s action:
No. 10 seed Princeton Tigers over No. 7 seed NC State Wolfpack, 64-63
Princeton just required a 2 to connect the video game, however with time unwinding Grace Stone had an open take a look at a 3 from the best corner and shot. The trey went through at 4 seconds staying and showed to be the thrilling game-winner for the Tigers versus the preseason-No. 10 Wolfpack, who were not able to get a shot off on their last belongings.
The Wolfpack lacked leading scorer Diamond Johnson due to injury.
Stone connected colleague Kaitlyn Chen with a game-high 22 points. Stone got hers on a 5-of-12 effort from downtown and included 5 rebounds and 4 takes. Chen benefited 7 boards and 4 helps. Julia Cunningham (14 points, 8 assistants) and Ellie Mitchell (4 points, 11 rebounds, 5 swipes, 4 blocks) were likewise essential.
Princeton won this video game by winning the turnover margin by 11.
No. 9 seed South Dakota State Jackrabbits over No. 8 seed USC Trojans, 62-57 (OT)
Destiny Littleton struck a 3 with 7 seconds left in guideline to connect it for USC and Myah Selland missed out on a shot to win it for South Dakota State at the buzzer. The Jackrabbits got better in overtime to take the five-point win.
Selland completed with 29 points and 9 rebounds, while colleague Paige Meyer included 16 points and Kallie Theisen had 6 points, 10 boards, 3 takes and 2 blocks. Rayah Marshall almost had a triple-double in defeat with 17 points, 13 rebounds, 3 swipes and 7 rejections. Littleton completed with 18 points and 4 helps.
The Jackrabbits tried and made 13 more totally free tosses and won points off turnovers 25-15.
No. 11 seed Mississippi State Bulldogs over No. 6 seed Creighton Bluejays, 81-66
Creighton’s competition magic was no place to be discovered this year and possibly its Jan. 4 loss to lowly Providence signified its vulnerability.
The Bulldogs won the very first 25-16 and the 3rd 18-8 to produce their benefit. JerKaila Jordan (20 points, 4 takes), Jessika Carter (14 points, 10 rebounds, 3 helps) and Anastasia Hayes (12 points, 7 helps) starred for the winners.
Creighton’s competition hero from a year back, Lauren Jensen, led the Bluejays with 22 indicate support 5 assistants and 2 swipes. She was a strong 4-of-11 from range and Emma Ronsiek (21 points) was 3-of-6, however Morgan Maly was 0-of-8.
Mississippi State won basket portion 49.1 to 37.3 and 3-point portion 57.9 (11-of-19) to 26.5. The Bulldogs likewise tried 12 more totally free tosses and made 11 more with a terrific 18-of-20 efficiency at the stripe.
No. 8 seed Ole Miss Rebels over No. 9 seed Gonzaga Bulldogs, 71-48
The Rebels controlled the middle 2 quarters en path to an outstanding win over the Bulldogs. Ole Miss got well balanced scoring with 10 gamers scoring a minimum of 3 points, 5 scoring a minimum of 8 and Snudda Collins blazing a trail with 15. Madison Scott included a double-double of 11 points and 10 rebounds.
Yvonne Ejim published 19 points, 8 boards and 2 takes in defeat.
The Rebels held Gonzaga to 29.3 percent shooting from the field and 1-of-17 shooting from 3. They likewise outrebounded the Bulldogs 51-36, won second-chance points 21-9 and just turned the ball over 8 times.
No. 2 seed Utah Utes over No. 15 seed Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs, 103-77
Alissa Pili neared a triple-double for the Utes with 33 points, 8 rebounds and 8 helps. She did all that in simply 26 minutes. Jenna Johnson included 20 points, 5 assistants and 2 takes to the winning cause, while Gianna Kneepkens benefited 17 points and 9 boards.
Utah published 27 points in each quarter other than the 2nd, when it had 22. Gardner-Webb matched the Utes with 27 points in the 3rd. Jhessyka Williams handled 20 points and 4 swipes in defeat, while Ki’Ari Cain included 14 points and 6 assistants and Alasia Smith had 14 points and 8 rebounds.
The Utes shot a blistering 58.7 percent from the field, consisting of a 7-of-16 effort from downtown. They were 22-of-28 from the stripe and won points in the paint 60-26.
No. 3 seed LSU Tigers over No. 14 seed Hawai’i Rainbow Wahine, 73-50
Angel Reese appeared in a huge method her very first NCAA Tournament video game in an LSU uniform with 34 points, 15 rebounds, 3 takes and 3 blocks. Flau’jae Johnson included 10 points, 6 boards and 5 helps, while Alexis Morris (6 points, 4 swipes) didn’t need to contribute much.
LSU won the very first 18-7 and the 4th 25-17. Both Kallin Spiller and Daejah Phillips had 13 points for the Rainbow Wahine.
The Tigers won in spite of going 1-of-14 from beyond the arc and quiting 7 treys. They won the turnover margin by 11, points in the paint 44-16 and second-chance points 17-8.
No. 1 seed Virginia Tech Hokies over No. 16 seed Chattanooga Mocs, 58-33
None besides Elizabeth Kitley and Georgia Amoore blazed a trail in this one. Kitley had 12 points and 14 rebounds, while Amoore dropped a game-high 22 points. The Hokies won the very first 18-8, the 2nd 13-8 and the 4th 16-6. The 3rd was even at 11 each. Raven Thompson was Chattanooga’s leading entertainer with 10 points, 8 boards and 2 takes.
VA Tech won basket portion 47.9 to 28.6 and the Mocs were simply 1-of-5 at the totally free toss line. The Hokies won the fight on the glass 38-22. Both groups turned the ball over 15 times.
No. 1 seed Stanford Cardinal over No. 16 seed Sacred Heart Pioneers, 92-49
Playing without Cameron Brink due to a non-COVID health problem, Stanford utilized well balanced scoring to beat the Pioneers. It had 10 gamers discover the scoring column, with 7 scoring a minimum of 9 points and Haley Jones blazing a trail with 17 to support 6 rebounds. Fran Belibi was likewise essential with a 12-point, 10-rebound double-double.
The Cardinal led by simply 5 after one prior to winning the 2nd 22-8, the 3rd 28-11 and the 4th 19-12.
Sacred Heart was led by Ny’Ceara Pryor’s 12 points.
Stanford won basket portion 49.3 to 30.5 and won in spite of a 12-of-21 effort at the totally free toss line. It controlled rebounds 57-28 and just turned the ball over 7 times.