Women’s NCAA roundup: No. 8 Ole Miss upsets No. 1 Stanford

Women's NCAA roundup: No. 8 Ole Miss upsets No. 1 Stanford

In a recent NCAA tournament game, the No. 8 Ole Miss Rebels defeated No. 1 Stanford to reach their first Sweet 16 since 2007. Ole Miss was trailing by 13 points in the third quarter but recovered to prevent Stanford from making it to the Sweet 16 for the 15th straight tournament. Angel Baker scored 13 points and Marquesha Davis added 12 for Ole Miss. Madison Scott contributed 11 points, including two free throws with 23 seconds remaining, to clinch the win. Ole Miss coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin described her team as having a meltdown at the end but also emphasized their determination to win. Cameron Brink scored 20 points, 13 rebounds, and seven blocks for Stanford while Haley Jones added 16 points and eight rebounds. Stanford had reached the Final Four in each of the past two seasons, including winning the national title in 2021. Meanwhile, in other tournament action, second-seeded Maryland beat seventh-seeded Arizona in the College Park Subregional. Diamond Miller scored 13 of her game-high 24 points in the third quarter to lead Maryland to victory. The Terrapins will face third-seeded Notre Dame in the Sweet 16, a team they previously defeated in the regular season. In the Salt Lake City Subregional, No. 2 Utah defeated No. 10 Princeton 63-56 to reach their first Sweet 16 since 2006. Alissa Pili led Utah with 28 points and 10 rebounds, while Jenna Johnson added 15 points and six rebounds. No. 3 LSU defeated No. 6 Michigan in the Baton Rouge Subregional to earn their first Sweet 16 berth since 2014. Angel Reese contributed 25 points and 24 rebounds for LSU, while Laila Phelia led Michigan with 20 points and four rebounds. No. 1 South Carolina beat No. 8 South Florida 76-45 to cruise to the Sweet 16. Zia Cooke scored 21 points for South Carolina, while Elena Tsineke scored 20 points for South Florida. Finally, No. 2 Iowa defeated No. 10 Georgia in the Iowa City Subregional. Caitlin Clark scored 22 points for Iowa.


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