Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 22 points and top-seeded Connecticut advanced to the regional semifinals of the women's NCAA tournament for the 20th consecutive season with a 77-44 win over Vanderbilt on Monday night in Storrs, Conn.
Freshman Breanna Stewart added 14 points and Stefanie Dolson had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Huskies (31-4), who are seeking their sixth straight Final Four and eighth national championship.
Tiffany Clarke scored 16 for No. 8 seed Vandy (21-12).
Tennessee 68, Creighton 52: Kamiko Williams scored 15 points and the second-seeded Lady Vols (26-7) pulled away in the second half in Knoxville, Tenn., to beat No. 10 seed Creighton (25-8).
Tennessee, which improved to 52-0 in NCAA tournament games on its home floor, will play sixth-seeded Oklahoma on Sunday in the Oklahoma Regional semifinals.
Oklahoma 85, UCLA 72: Aaryn Ellenberg scored 27 points from the perimeter and Joanna McFarland handled things inside with 20 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Sooners (24-10) past the Bruins in Columbus, Ohio.
Atonye Nyingifa had 18 points, Markel Walker 14, Jasmine Dixon 13 and Alyssia Brewer and Thea Lemberger 10 apiece for third-seeded UCLA (26-8), which fell to 11-12 in NCAA tournament play.
"Ten years from now I'm going to value that they cared for each other and that they played their rear ends off and they never stopped being willing to look in the mirror and grow day by day," said UCLA coach Cori Close, fighting her emotions. "I never want that to be lost just because we didn't go as far as we wanted."
Kansas 75, South Carolina 69: Senior Monica Engelman scored a career-high 27 points and the Jayhawks became just the second No. 12 seed to advance to the round of 16 in the NCAA tournament with an upset of fourth-seeded South Carolina in Boulder, Colo.
Kansas (20-13) joined USF in 1996 as the only No. 12 seeds to follow up a win in the opening round with another in the second.
Nebraska 74, Texas A&M 63: Jordan Hooper scored 21 points and Lindsey Moore had 20 points and 10 assists to help the sixth-seeded Cornhuskers to a win over the host Aggies in the second round.
Nebraska (25-8) used two big runs in the first half to build the lead and never trailed in the second half to earn its first trip to the round of 16 since 2010. Third-seeded Texas A&M (25-10) was led by Adrienne Pratcher's 17 points. w