Iowa coach Lisa Bluder high-fives with her team after the Hawkeyes received a No. 9 seed. They will face California in the first round. Coach Pat Summitt and No. 2 seed Tennessee may have to go through Elena Delle Donne and Delaware, and then Brit...
A'dia Mathies, the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year, scored a career-high 32 points as the fourth-seeded Wildcats beat 13th-seeded Liberty 83-77 on Saturday in the opening round of the women's NCAA tournament at Freedom Hall.
Devon Brown banked in a runner with 4 seconds left to snap a tie and Liberty recovered after blowing a 20-point lead to beat Gardner-Webb 68-66 on Sunday for its 13th Big South Conference title in 14 years.
The Flames extended their dominance of the Big South Conference and claimed their 12th NCAA tournament appearance by beating Gardner-Webb 51-50 in the title game Sunday, a victory sealed by a defensive stop in the final seconds.