Brooke McCarty scored 15 points and No. 3-seed Texas overwhelmed No. 14 Central Arkansas in the first half before cruising to a 78-50 victory Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
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Central Arkansas won the Southland conference tournament title for the second year in a row. It will be their second NCAA Tournament appearance (27-point loss to Louisville last season). The Sugar Bears won their last 17 games after starting conference play 1-2.
Maggie Proffitt had 21 points to lead top-seeded Central Arkansas to its second straight NCAA Tournament berth with a 60-35 victory over Stephen F. Austin in the Southland Conference championship
While Louisville's Myisha Hines-Allen keyed a crucial run in the Cardinals' opening-round victory, DePaul's defense shut down James Madison's Jazmon Gwathmey to advance.
Myisha Hines-Allen scored 25 points to help third-seeded Louisville overcome a slow start and top Central Arkansas 87-60 Friday in the opening round of the women's NCAA tournament.
Brianna Mullins scored 17 points and top-seeded Central Arkansas earned its first NCAA Tournament berth in a 69-62 victory over No. 7 seed Sam Houston State on Sunday in the championship game of
Kortney Dunbar had 24 points and 13 rebounds -- career highs in both categories -- and No. 4 Tennessee opened its season with a 102-47 blowout of Central Arkansas on Sunday.
|Stephen F. Austin||14-4||2||25-8|
|Sam Houston State||3-15||13||3-25|