San Francisco Chronicle
Miami surprises No. 1 seed Indiana
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Destiny Harden made a shot in the lane with 3.5 seconds left to send ninth-seeded Miami past top-seeded Indiana 70-68 on Monday night, lifting the Hurricanes to their first Sweet 16 since 1992.
Harden finished with 18 points and Lola Pendade had 19 points for the Hurricanes (2112), who never trailed.
Indiana (28-4) tied the score at 68 on Yarden Garzon's 3pointer with 6.6 seconds left but couldn't get the defensive stop it needed and turned the ball over on the final possession to seal their only home loss of the season.
LOUISVILLE 73, TEXAS 51
Hailey Van Lith scored 21 points and the fifth-seeded Cardinals rolled on the Longhorns' home court to send Louisville to the Sweet 16 for the sixth year in a row.
In a matchup of two teams that began the season in the Top 10 only to all out of the rankings before regrouping late, Louisville (25-11) smothered fourth-seeded Texas (2610) all night, stretching a 14point halftime lead to 21 by end of the third quarter.
OHIO ST. 71, NORTH CAROLINA 69
Jacy Sheldon made a tiebreaking jumper in the lane with 1.8 seconds left to lift the third-seeded Buckeyes past No. 6 seed Tar Heels to help host Ohio State advance to its second straight Sweet 16.
VILLANOVA 76 FLORIDA GULF COAST 57
Maddy Siegrist scored 31 points to send the host Wildcatsinto the Sweet 16 for the second time in program history with a win at home.
Fourth-seeded Villanova set a school record with its 30th victory, a domination of 12thseeded Florida Gulf Coast.
TENNESSEE 94, TOLEDO 47
Reserves Sara Puckett and Jillian Hollingshead led five players in double figures with 13 points apiece as the fourthseeded Lady Vols routed No. 12 seeded Rockets at Knoxville, Tenn., to advance to their second straight Sweet 16 in the Seattle 3 Regional.