San Francisco Chronicle
South Carolina remains perfect, routs Arkansas
GREENVILLE, S.C. — Victaria Saxton scored 19 points and Aliyah Boston had her 79th career double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds as South Carolina improved to 30-0 and advanced to the Southeastern Conference tournament semifinals in a 93-66 win over Arkansas.
The Gamecocks, who’ve won 36 straight, will face fourthseeded Mississippi in Saturday’s semis.
The Rebels beat Texas A&M in the quarterfinal.
Arkansas (21-12) will now sweat things out until Selection Sunday on March 12.
Saylor Poffenberger had 22 points to lead Arkansas.
NO. 2 INDIANA 94 MICHIGAN ST 85
Mackenzie Holmes scored 27 points as the top-seeded Hoosiers (27-2) overcame a slow start in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals in Minneapolis.
NO. 4 LSU 83, GEORGIA 66
Alexis Morris scored 28 points as the Tigers (28-1) weathered a delay from a leaky roof to advance to the SEC tournament semifinals. The Tigers will face the winner of Kentucky-Tennessee.
NO. 7 IOWA 69, PURDUE 58
Star guard Caitlin Clark had 12 of her 22 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Hawkeyes (24-6) after a sluggish start in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten tournament.
NO. 10 NOTRE DAME 66 NORTH CAROLINA ST. 60
In Greensboro, N.C., Sonia Citron had a season-high 28 points to help the Fighting Irish (25-4) beat the three-time reigning champion Wolfpack in the quarterfinals at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
NO. 13 DUKE 44 NO. 18 NORTH CAROLINA 40
Elizabeth Balogun scored 11 points as the Blue Devils (25-5) won the lowest-scoring game in ACC tournament history.
NO. 14 OHIO STATE 81 NO. 17 MICHIGAN 79
Freshman Cotie McMahon had 28 points, 11 rebounds and four assists in her Big Ten tournament debut as the Buckeyes (24-6) beat the Wolverines (22-9) for the third time this season.