NORFOLK REGION: Kansas 67, Colorado 52
Angel Goodrich and Carolyn Davis each scored 14 points and 12th-seeded Kansas upset No. 5 seed Colorado on Saturday in Boulder, Colo.
Kansas (19-13) used a 15-0 spurt spanning halftime to take control and advance to face fourth-seeded South Carolina on Monday at the Coors Events Center.
The Buffaloes (25-7) saw their first trip to the NCAA Tournament in nine years come to an unexpected end.
South Carolina 74, South Dakota State 52
Ashley Brunner had 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 4 seed South Carolina to a victory over South Dakota State in Boulder, Colo.
The Gamecocks (25-7) used their superior athleticism and stout defense to make quick work of the 13th-seeded Jackrabbits (25-8).
Texas A&M 71, Wichita State 45
Kristi Bellock scored 18 points as No. 3 Texas A&M routed Wichita State in College Station, Texas.
The Aggies used a big run at the end of the first half to erase a one-point deficit and take a 13-point lead into halftime. A 12-2 spurt early in the second half extended the lead to 52-29, and Texas A&M cruised to the victory.
Texas A&M (25-9) is in the tournament for the eighth consecutive season. It was the first trip for Wichita State (24-10).
Michelle Price scored 12 points for Wichita State.
Nebraska 73, Chattanooga 59
Jordan Hooper made four 3-pointers in the second half and finished with 21 points, helping Nebraska rally from nine points down to beat Chattanooga in College Station, Texas.
The sixth-seeded Cornhuskers (24-8) will play Texas A&M on Monday night.
Taylor Hall scored 13 and Alex Black added 12 to lead the 11th-seeded Mocs (29-4).
SPOKANE REGION: Iowa State 72, Gonzaga 60
Chelsea Poppens scored 19 points, Hallie Christofferson scored 11 of her 18 in the second half, and fifth-seeded Iowa State ended No. 12 seed Gonzaga’s dominance at home in Spokane, Wash.
Iowa State (24-8) will play Georgia on Monday.
Brynn Williamson hit five 3-pointers and scored 17 points for the Cyclones.
Taelor Karr led Gonzaga (27-6) with 15 points.
California 90, Fresno State 76
Brittany Boyd scored 21 points and added a career-high 13 rebounds to lead second-seeded California over Fresno State 90-76 in Lubbock, Texas.
Layshia Clarendon added 19 points and Gennifer Brandon had 17 points and 12 rebounds for California (29-3).
The Golden Bears advance to play South Florida.
Ki-Ki Moore scored a career-high 33 points and Rosie Moult added 15 to lead Fresno State (24-9).
South Florida 71, Texas Tech 70
Inga Orekhova scored 20 points, including five 3s, to lead No. 10 South Florida (22-10) past Texas Tech in Lubbock, Texas. Andrell Smith added 13 points in the win over the seventh-seeded Raiders.
Christine Hyde scored 20 points and Chynna Brown added 17 to lead Texas Tech (21-11).
Georgia 70, Montana 50
Jasmine Hassell scored 16 points, Shacobia Barbee added 13, and fourth-seeded Georgia used a big run midway through the second half to pull away from Montana for a win in Spokane, Wash.
Jasmine James added 11 points for the Bulldogs (26-6).
Torry Hill led 13th-seeded Montana (24-8) with 11 points.
BRIDGEPORT REGION: Connecticut 105, Idaho 37
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis led six Connecticut players in double figures as the Huskies routed Idaho in Storrs, Conn.
Mosqueda-Lewis finished with 22 points, all in the first half. Morgan Tuck had 18, and Moriah Jefferson added 16 for the Huskies (30-4).
The Huskies will play Vanderbilt on Monday.
Stacey Barr had 14 points for Idaho (17-16).
No. 5 Michigan State 55, Marist 47
Kiana Johnson scored 16 points, Annalise Pickrel added 14 and Michigan State halted Marist’s string of first-round NCAA upsets with a win in College Park, Md.
Jasmine Thomas added 10 points for the Spartans (25-8). Michigan State advanced to play Maryland.
Casey Dulin had 13 points for the Red Foxes (26-7).
Vanderbilt 60, Saint Joseph 54
Tiffany Clarke had 16 points and 12 rebounds to lead Vanderbilt over Saint Joseph’s in Storrs, Conn.
Chatilla van Grinsven scored 14 points, all in the second half, for Saint Joseph’s (20-12). Natasha Clound and Ilze Gotfrida each had 10.
Vanderbilt (23-8) led most of the way and was up 40-30 after Jasmine Lister’s 3-pointer with 15:54 to play.
Saint Joseph tied it at 48 on a layup by van Grinsven with 6:48 to go. She had six points in the 8-0 run that closed the gap.
But Heather Bowe’s driving layup gave the Commodores the lead back, and Vanderbilt held it down the stretch.
Maryland 72, Quinnipiac 52
Alyssa Thomas had 29 points and 13 rebounds, and Maryland spoiled Quinnipiac’s debut in the NCAA Tournament in College Park, Md.
The Terrapins (25-7) trailed by nine in the first half, moved in front 27-23 at the break and dominated the second half against the smaller Bobcats.
Tianna Hawkins had 23 points and 16 rebounds for Maryland.
Felicia Barron scored 13 for Quinnipiac (30-3).
OKLAHOMA CITY REGION: Tennessee 83, Oral Roberts 62
Meighan Simmons scored 18 points, and the Tennessee Vols defeated Oral Roberts in Knoxville, Tenn.
Tennessee advanced to a second-round game against No. 10 seed Creighton (25-7).
The Vols (25-7) got points from all 11 players and improved to 51-0 in NCAA Tournament games at home.
Creighton 61, Syracuse 56
McKenzie Fujan scored a career-high 24 points as Creighton held off a late Syracuse rally to beat the Orange in Knoxville, Tenn.
Syracuse had a chance to tie the game with a 3-pointer in the final seconds, but Elashier Hall’s shot hit the right side of the rim.
Kayla Alexander, the leading scorer in Syracuse history, had 23 points and eight rebounds for the Orange (24-8).
Fujan shot 6-of-10 from 3-point range for Creighton (25-7).
UCLA 66, Stetson 49
Nirra Fields led UCLA’s balanced offense with 13 points and the Bruins rolled to a win over Stetson in Columbus.
The Bruins took an 11-0 lead and were never threatened by the Hatters.
Jasmine Dixon added 10 points and 10 rebounds and Atonye Nyingifa had 10 points and eight rebounds for the Bruins (26-7).
Victoria McGowan had 14 points and 14 rebounds for Stetson (24-9).
Oklahoma 78, Central Michigan 73
Joanna McFarland had 18 points and a career-high 17 rebounds and Aaryn Ellenberg scored 22 points to lead Oklahoma over Central Michigan in Columbus.
Despite 24 turnovers, the Sooners had just enough to hold off the Chippewas (21-12), who were making their third trip to the NCAA Tournament and first since 1984. Crystal Bradford had a career-high 36 points with 14 rebounds and seven steals for CMU.