Danielle Robinson scored 15 points, Ashley Paris added 14 and the top-seeded Sooners overcame a sluggish start to beat Prairie View A&M 76-47 Sunday night in the first round of the Oklahoma City Regional.
Epiphanny Prince scored 13 points, including the go-ahead basket with 35 seconds to play, as Rutgers (No. 13 ESPN/USA Today, No. 14 AP) avoided an upset with a 58-56 victory over Prairie View on Thursday night.
Erica Trahan scored 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Jackson State clinched its first berth in the NCAA tournament in more than a decade with a 63-61 victory over top-seeded Prairie View A&M on Saturday.
The NCAA on Tuesday reduced Prairie View A&M's scholarships in women's basketball from 15 to 12 for the next three years for violations being attributed to unfamiliarity with rules by coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke.