KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Alicia Manning scored a career-high 17 points and had 10 rebounds to help No. 1-seeded Tennessee beat eighth-seeded Dayton 92-64 in the second round of the NCAA women's tournament on Monday night.
Tennessee (32-2) will make its 28th appearance in the regional semifinals, this time playing 350 miles from home in Memphis.
The Lady Vols have been absent from the round of 16 only once in the tournament's 29-year history. They lost to 71-55 to Ball State in the opening round last season.
NO. 2 DUKE 60, NO. 7 LSU 52: At Durham, N.C., Jasmine Thomas scored 15 points to help Duke pull away late and beat LSU.
NO. 4 BAYLOR 49, NO. 5 GEORGETOWN 33: At Berkeley, Calif., Brittney Griner blocked an NCAA tournament record 14 shots in a horrid offensive game for both teams, leading Baylor to a victory over Georgetown.
Kansas City Regional
NO. 4 KENTUCKY 70, NO. 5 MICHIGAN STATE 52: At Louisville, Ky., Victoria Dunlap scored 21 points to lead fourth-seeded Kentucky into the regional semifinals for the first time in 28 years with a victory over Michigan State.
NO. 3 FLORIDA STATE 66, NO. 6 ST. JOHN'S 65 (OT): At Tallahassee, Fla., Jacinta Monroe scored Florida State's final four points of regulation to spark a last-ditch rally, then scored the game winner with 28.9 seconds left as the Seminoles beat St. John's in a game featuring 19 ties and 19 lead changes.Comment on this story
NO. 1 STANFORD 96, NO. 8 IOWA 67: At Stanford, Calif., Rosalyn Gold-Onwude hit a career-high seven 3-pointers on the way to a career-best 26 points and Stanford shot a sizzling 68.8 percent in the first half to roll past Iowa.
NO. 7 GONZAGA 72, NO. 2 TEXAS A&M 71: At Seattle, Vivian Frieson scored 23 points, including the game-winning 12-footer with 17 seconds left, to lead Gonzaga to an upset win over Texas A&M. The Aggies went ahead on Tanisha Smith's baseline drive with 37 seconds left while being fouled. But Smith fell hard on her hip and missed the ensuing free throw.
NO. 5 GEORGIA 74, NO. 4 OKLAHOMA STATE 71 (OT): At Tempe, Ariz., freshman Jasmine James scored 14 of her career-high 27 points in overtime to lead Georgia to a victory over Oklahoma State.