In the Bridgeport Region: Kia Nurse scored 29 points and tied an NCAA Tournament record with nine 3-pointers to lead No. 1 UConn to a 94-64 win over No. 8 Syracuse in a second-round rematch of last year’s national championship game. Nurse hit 10 of her 13 shots, missing three attempts from behind the arc for the Huskies, who won their 109th straight game and 26th consecutive NCAA Tournament game. That streak includes last April’s 82-51 win over the Orange that gave the Huskies their fourth consecutive title. … Kari Korver scored 21 points, hitting seven 3-pointers, and No. 4 UCLA routed
No. 5 Texas A&M 75-43.
In the Lexington Region: Brittany McPhee had 21 points, Alanna Smith added 19 and No. 2 Stanford routed No. 7 Kansas State 69-48 to advance to the Cardinal’s 10th straight Sweet 16. Stanford roared to a 39-21 halftime lead and never looked back in advancing to face No. 3 seed Texas on Friday night in Lexington, Ky. In the Oklahoma City Region: Kelsey Plum scored 38 points, adding another record to her career résumé, and No. 3 Washington raced past No. 6 Oklahoma 108-82. The Huskies are going to the Sweet 16 in consecutive years for the first time in school history, thanks to an offensive showcase against the Sooners. … Asia Durr scored 23 points, Mariya Moore made all five 3-pointers for 19 points and No. 4 Louisville beat No. 5 Tennessee 75-64 in the Round of 32. Durr also became the 28th Louisville player to reach 1,000 career points. In the Stockton Region: Morgan Manz scored 21 points and had eight rebounds to lead No. 12 Quinnipiac to an 85-78 win over No. 4 Miami. The Bobcats beat No. 5 Marquette in the first round.