Sweet 16 exit for UConn

Xavier Roger


The two remaining No. 1 seeds – South Carolina and Virginia Tech – will take the court Saturday as the women’s NCAA Tournament continues with the final Sweet 16 matchups. Elite Eight spots are up for grabs. 

Aliyah Boston and the No. 1 South Carolina Gamecocks are hunting their second straight national championship and have a slight hometown advantage on their side – the Greenville Regional is less than two hours away from their campus.  

The rest of the evening features No. 3 Ohio State vs. No. 2 Connecticut and No. 1 Virginia Tech vs. No. 4 Tennessee, which hasn’t made it to the Elite Eight since 2016. 

Follow along for live updates throughout the rest of the day:

South Carolina Gamecocks guard Bree Hall (23) and UCLA Bruins guard Londynn Jones (3) fight for possession of the ball during the NCAA Women's Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena on March 25, 2023.

Final: Ohio State 73, UConn 61 – Huskies’ Final Four streak is over

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SEATTLE — Behind 23 points from Big Ten freshman of the year Cotie McMahon, third-seeded Ohio State pulled off another stunner in the women’s tournament, beating second-seeded UConn 73-61 and sending the Huskies packing.

The loss means UConn’s streak of 14 consecutive Final Fours is over.


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