The Dallas Morning News

Hoosiers upset by Hurricanes

Ohio State turns back North Carolina; Tennessee advances


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.

The Hoosiers (28-4) became the second No. 1 seed to be eliminated in two nights. Stanford was upset Sunday on its home court. It’s the first time since 1998 that two No. 1 seeds did not advance to the regional semifinals.

Harden finished with 18 points and Lola Pendade had 19 points and seven rebounds for the Hurricanes (21-12), who never trailed on the Hoosiers home court.

Mackenzie Holmes led the Hoosiers with 22 points and nine rebounds. Grace Berger added 17 points, six rebounds and six assists in her final game. It was Indiana's first loss of the season at Assembly Hall.

Seattle 3

Ohio State 71, North Carolina 69:

In Columbus,, Ohio, Jacy Sheldon made a tiebreakin­g jumper in the lane with 1.8 seconds left to lift No. 3 Ohio State.

With the game tied, Sheldon took the pass from Eboni Walker and floated in the game-winning score. North (22-11) Carolina had one final chance, but turned it over with a second remaining.

Tennessee 94, Toledo 47: In Knoxville, Tenn., Reserves Sara Puckett and Jillian Hollingshe­ad led five Lady Vols in double figures with 13 points apiece as fourth-seeded Tennessee routed No. 12 seed Toledo. Toledo (29-5) snapped a program record 17game winning streak and missed out on its first Sweet 16.

Seattle 4 Colorado 61, Duke 53 (OT):

In Durham, N.C., Quay Miller

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NCAA TOURNAMENT had 17 points and 14 rebounds, and Aaronette Vonleh converted two overtime baskets in the lane after picking up her fourth foul, helping No. 6 seed Colorado beat third-seeded Duke (26-7). Jaylyn Sherrod had 14 points and Vonleh finished with 12 for the Buffaloes (25-8).

Greenville 2 Villanova 76, Florida Gulf Coast 57:

In Villanova, Pa., Maddy Siegrist scored 31 points and sent the winningest team in Villanova history (30-6) into the Sweet 16 for the second time in program history with a win over the 12th-seeded Florida Gulf Coast.

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