Archives for March 2011

Toledo, USC Arrange WNIT Title Showdown

It started with 64 competing schools and now it’s down to two – two teams that will clash for this year’s Women’s Invitational National Tournament title. The Toledo Rockets and the University of South Carolina Trojans arranged a showdown for the WNIT title after dispatching their respective opponents on Thursday. The Rockets extended their winning […]

Texas AM Knocks Out Baylor, Secures First Final Four Stint

The Texas A&M Aggies ended their eight-straight losing streak against the Baylor University and it came in a perfect time, stunning the top-seeded squad, 58-46, on Sunday night in Dallas to advance to their first ever final four stint. Sydney Carter spearheaded the Aggies attack right from the opening buzzer and finished with 22 points […]

UConn Moves Closer to Third-Straight National Title Bid

The University of Connecticut Huskies booked their fourth-straight Final Four seat and are now two wins away from bagging their third-straight national title. The top-seeded Huskies once again leaned on Maya Moore’s superb performance to easily dispatch the Duke University Blue Devils, 75-40, on Tuesday night in Philadelphia. The four-time All-American Moore reached the 3000-point […]

Notre Dame Stuns Tennessee Lady, Books Final Four Seat

Entering the game with an 0-20 all-time record against their opponent, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish scored their first win ever against the Tennessee Lady Vols and it came where it matter the most, stunning the top-seeded squad, 73-59, on Sunday night in Dayton, Ohio. Skylar Diggins erupted for 24 points to go with four […]

Stanford Ends Gonzaga’s Run to Reach Final Four

The Stanford Cardinals advanced to NCAA Tournament Final Four for the fourth-straight season after ending the impressive run of the Gonzaga Bulldogs with a 83-60 win in the Spokane Regional Finals on Monday night in Washington. The Ogwumike sisters once again spearheaded Stanford’s attack as Nnemkadi Ogwumike racked up 23 points and 11 rebounds, while […]

Toledo, Illinois State, USC Join Charlotte in WNIT Final Four

The improbable post-season run for the Toledo Rockets was extended for at least another game after reaching the Women’s National Invitational Tournament Final Four with a pulsating 71-68 win over the Syracuse Orange on Sunday night in front a hostile Rockets crowd at the Savage Arena. Naama Shafir racked up 22 points and nine rebounds, […]

Britney Griner’s 40 Points Leads Baylor Past Green Bay

Britney Griner erupted for a career-high 40 points as she led the Baylor University Lady Bears to Elite Eight with an 86-76 win over the Green Bay Phoenix on Sunday night in Dallas. Griner, whose 40 point-game is a tournament record for the Lady Bears and the current highest scoring output in this year’s tournament, […]

Georgetown Gives UConn a Huge Scare Before Falling Down the Stretch

The Georgetown Hoyas put off a gallant stand, giving the top-seeded University of Connecticut Huskies a huge scare before collapsing down the stretch and absorb a tough 68-63 defeat in the NCAA Regional Semifinals on Sunday in Philadelphia. Defeated by the Huskies in their first two games this season by double-digit margins, the Hoyas proved […]

Stanford Squeak Past North Carolina, Gonzaga Advances to Elite Eight

The top-seeded Stanford Cardinals and the streaking Gonzaga Bulldogs advanced to the Elite Eight by dispatching their respective opponents in the NCAA Regional Semifinals on Sunday. The Cardinals held off a late push from the North Carolina Tar Heels to make their NCAA Tournament title bid alive with a 72-65 in Spokane, Washington. The Ogwumike […]

Tennessee Held Off Ohio State to Advance to the Elite Eight

The Tennessee Lady Vols and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish booked a seat in the elite eight for dispatching their respective opponents in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 on Sunday. The Lady Vols had a slow start, but they stepped on the gas in the second half to post a hard-earned 85-75 victory over the […]