In the first round of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament  on Saturday at the Frank Erwin Special Events Center, the final was Missouri 78  BYU  69.

Sophie Cunningham scored 20 points, and Quincy native Jordan Frericks added 19 as the Missouri Tigers women’s team picks up their first NCAA Tournament win since 2001. Missouri  will take on Texas on Monday.

In Men's NCAA Basketball:

Third  Round

at  Dunkin'  Donuts  Center

Final              Duke              71              Yale                 64

at  PNC  Arena

Final              Virginia          77    (  5)  Butler         69

(Final    (  1)  North  Carolina       85         Providence      66)

at  Pepsi  Center

Final              Iowa  St.        78              UALR            61 - In the Midwest region, Georges Niang  scored 28 points and Iowa State posted a 78-61 win over Little Rock.  The Cyclones advanced to their second Sweet 16 in three years. Their opponent is top seed Virginia.

Final              Gonzaga        82              Utah              59

at  Wells  Fargo  Arena

Indiana is in the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2012

(Final              Indiana        73      Kentucky                67)

  The fifth-seeded Hoosiers eliminated four seed Kentucky 73-67 behind Thomas Bryant's 19 points. Yogi Ferrell added 18 points and four assists.  .

     - Indiana next takes on North Carolina, which looked every bit like the East No. 1 seed by thumping Providence 85-66. It's the fourth time in six years that the Tar Heels have reached the Sweet 16. Brice Johnson led the Tar Heels with 21 points and 10 rebounds on 7 of 9 shooting from the field.

( Final    (  1)  Kansas          73              UConn           61)

- The top overall seeded Kansas Jayhawks built an early 20-point lead and held off Connecticut 73-61. The Jayhawks have won 16 straight games. Wayne Selden Jr. had 22 points and seven rebounds. Perry Ellis scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Kansas next plays the winner of Sunday's Hawaii-Maryland game. For UConn, it's the first NCAA tourney defeat for coach Kevin Ollie, who ran the table in 2014 as a No. 7 seed.


Second  Round

at  CenturyLink  Center  Omaha

Final              Creighton           87    Wagner       54


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