Jenn Wirth scored a career-high 19 points, Katie Campbell added 17 with five 3-pointers and No. 22 Gonzaga beat Dayton 76-65 on Friday in the Gulf Coast Showcase.
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Megan Walker scored 23 points and matched her career high with 12 rebounds Tuesday night, and No. 4 UConn beat Dayton 75-37 without injured point guard Crystal Dangerfield.
Freshman Zia Cooke scored 27 points as South Carolina’s young, quick guards controlled the pace, and the sixth-ranked Gamecocks followed their big win at Maryland by dominating Dayton 75-49 on Wednesday night.
Championship Week upsets can shatter NCAA tournament dreams for bubble teams. And after George Washington upset Dayton in the A-10 semifinals, Charlie Creme projects the league will put two teams in the NCAA field -- which leaves Nebraska on the outside looking in.
Will anyone dethrone UConn? How far will Kelsey Plum carry Washington? And what's the upset we'll most likely see this weekend?
As the year nears an end, a third No. 1 ascends in Graham Hays' latest mid-major rankings. Florida Gulf Coast, Gonzaga, Duquesne and South Dakota join the top 10.
Army, Idaho and Wright State broke into this week's top 10, but the Flyers maintain the No. 1 spot in Graham Hays' latest mid-major poll.
Without injured star Whitney Knight for the time being, Florida Gulf Coast fell out of the top spot and all the way out of the top 10. Unbeaten Dayton takes over at No. 1.
Here are 10 teams that might as well be considered top-25-level squads in advance of the 2015-16 season.
UConn advances to Final Four
UConn turned a one-point halftime deficit into a 21-point rout, defeating Dayton 91-70 to advance to the Final Four of the NCAA women's basketball tournament.
Final: UConn 91, Dayton 70
After a tight first half, UConn took control in the second to reach its 8th straight Final Four. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 27 points and broke the NCAA D-I record for career 3-pointers. Box score
Mosqueda-Lewis sets 3-point record
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis drilled her fifth triple of the night, giving her a Division I record 393 made 3-pointers in her career. UConn is up double digits on ESPN with less than 12 minutes to play vs. Dayton.
Huskies starting to pull away
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis is up to 16 points and UConn has started the second half on a 9-2 run on ESPN.
UConn trails Dayton at half
The Flyers went 7-of-10 from beyond the arc and shot 51.4 percent overall to grab a 44-43 edge over the top-ranked Huskies at the break. Coming into tonight, UConn was allowing 47.3 points per game. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN
Dayton keeping pace early
Andrea Hoover and seventh-seeded Dayton are 3-of-3 from beyond the arc and are trading baskets with No. 1 UConn on ESPN. The winner advances to the Final Four.
Elite 8 matchups in women's hoops
In the final two games to determine the Final Four tonight, Dayton will try to upset UConn, who has been to seven straight Final Fours. Also on the slate is last year's round of 16 rematch between Maryland and Tennessee.
Dayton dictated the pace -- and led by one point -- in the first half. But in the second, UConn tightened up its defense and slowed things down for an eighth consecutive Final Four.
Dayton heads into its Elite Eight matchup with UConn knowing it has nothing to lose, hoping the same push-it-and-pump-it style that has impressed even Geno Auriemma can upset the two-time defending champs.
Another Connecticut blowout or another Dayton upset likely hinges on how UConn handles Dayton's drives to the basket, Luke Cyphers writes.
Final: Dayton 82, Louisville 66
The No. 7 Flyers pulled off the upset and became the first Atlantic 10 team to reach the Elite Eight since Xavier in 2010. Andrea Hoover led Dayton with 26 points, while Amber Deane chipped in 15 off the bench. Box score
Dayton nearing upset win
Dayton's been attacking Louisville all afternoon, not letting Cardinals' defenders keep them from the basket. The Flyers have a double-digit lead late in second half.
Halftime: Dayton 30, Louisville 29
Dayton's halfway toward an upset despite 14 turnovers, as Andrea Hoover has eight points for the Flyers. Louisville's bench is putting up a fight, though: They have 19 of the team's 29 points. Watch 2nd half on ESPN/WatchESPN
7 Dayton vs. 3 Louisville tips off
Dayton is in the women's Sweet 16 for the first time and is trying to become the first Atlantic 10 team to reach the Elite Eight since Xavier in 2010. No team from the Atlantic 10 has ever reached the Final Four. Live on ESPN & WatchESPN
Dayton made 26 of 30 free throws, led by Andrea Hoover's 15-for-15 effort at the line, to knock off third-seeded Louisville and reach its first Elite Eight.