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Published: Monday, 3/19/2012 - Updated: 2 years ago

NCAA WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT

No. 13 seed Marist shocks Georgia to advance

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Marist’s Casey Dulin, left, goes up for a layup against Georgia’s Krista Donald in the second half. Marist beat Georgia 76-70. Marist’s Casey Dulin, left, goes up for a layup against Georgia’s Krista Donald in the second half. Marist beat Georgia 76-70.
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TALLAHASSEE — Corielle Yarde scored 21 points and Brandy Gang had 18, and 13th-seeded Marist upset fourth-seeded Georgia 76-70 on Sunday in the first round of the NCAA tournament in the Raleigh Regional.

Khaalidah Miller led Georgia (22-9) with 21 points and Meredith Mitchell added 15.

No. 5 St. Bonaventure 72, No. 12 Florida Gulf Coast 65

TALLAHASSEE — Megan Van Tatenhove scored 18 points, Armelia Horton had 17 and St. Bonaventure rallied in overtime, snapping the Eagles’ 21-game winning streak.

Doris Ortega and Chelsea Bowker added 10 points each for the Bonnies (30-3.

Sarah Hansen led FGCU (29-3) with 15 points and 11 rebounds.

No. 8 California 84, No. 9 Iowa 74

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Layshia Clarendon scored 16 points and California (25-9) nearly lost a big lead before hanging on.

Kamille Wahlin led Iowa (19-12) with 15 points.

No. 1 Notre Dame 74, No. 16 Liberty 43

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Kayla McBride scored 15 points, and Notre Dame (31-3) opened the game with an 11-0 run.

Devon Brown scored 16 to lead Liberty (24-9).

Kingston Regional

No. 4 Penn State 85, No. 13 UTEP 77

BATON ROUGE — Maggie Lucas scored 23 points while Penn State’s Alex Bentley added 21, and Zhaque Gray 15 for the Lady Lions (25-6).

Gloria Brown had 18 points and 10 rebounds for UTEP (29-3).

Des Moines Regional

No. 4 Georgia Tech 76, No. 13 Sacred Heart 50

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Freshman Sydney Wallace scored a season-high 28 points to lead Georgia Tech (25-8).

Gabrielle Washington had 13 points and Callan Taylor added 10 for Sacred Heart (27-6).

No. 3 Delaware 73, No. 14 UALR 42

LITTLE ROCK — Elena Delle Donne had 39 points and 11 rebounds for the Blue Hens (31-1).

Marian Kursh had 12 points for the Trojans (20-13), who were making their third straight NCAA appearance.

No. 5 Georgetown 61, No. 12 Fresno State 56

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Tia McGee scored 17 points as Georgetown held on while Adria Crawford and Sugar Rodgers added 11 points apiece for the Hoyas (23-8).

Ki-Ki Moore scored 22 points and Rosie Moult added 12 for the Bulldogs (28-6).

Fresno Regional

No. 3 St. John’s 69, No. 14 Creighton 67

NORMAN, Okla. — St. John’s Nadirah McKenith scored on a coast-to-coast layup with 0.1 seconds left.

McKenith finished with 21 points and Da’Shena Stevens scored 12 for the Red Storm (23-9). Ally Jensen scored 15 points for Creighton (20-13).

No. 6 Vanderbilt 60, No. 11 Middle Tennessee 46

NASHVILLE — Vanderbilt’s Jasmine Lister scored 19 points as the Commodores (23-9) used a 20-5 run in the second half to pull away.

Kortni Jones led Middle Tennessee (26-7) with 12 points.



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