Michigan women reach Sweet 16 for first time, beat Tennessee
6 seed Michigan to its first regional semifinals appearance with a 70-55 win over third-seeded Tennessee on Tuesday in the women's NCAA Tournament. It's great to see Michigan is not only a football and men's basketball school, but also a women’s basketball school,” Michigan coach Kim Barnes Arico said. The Lady Vols missed their final seven shots of the period and ended their drought 1:18 into the third quarter. The Lady Vols' deficit grew to 17 points as Michigan went on a 22-7 run spanning the quarters. Rennia Davis scored 12 points to lead the Lady Vols, who were playing Michigan for the first time.
UConn routs Butler 103-35, Auriemma passes Summitt in wins
The Huskies routed Butler 103-35 on Tuesday, giving Auriemma his 1,099th win. “I wish she were still coaching and I wish I had to work a lot harder to catch her,” Auriemma said. Christyn Williams and Aubrey Griffin, who made her first start, each scored 17 points for unbeaten UConn (8-0, 7-0 Big East). Okako Adika scored 18 points for Butler (1-9, 1-8), despite spending most of the game in foul trouble, and Genesis Parker added 15 points. UConn: The Huskies heads to Knoxville for the first time in 15 years to face No.