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Baylor's Griner blocks NCAA-record 14 shots

Brittney Griner blocked an NCAA Tournament-record 14 shots in a horrid offensive game for both teams, leading fourth-seeded Baylor to a 49-33 victory over No. 5 seed Georgetown last night in the second round of the South Regional in Berkeley, Calif.

Griner broke the mark Pauline Jordan of UNLV set against Colorado in 1989.

Baylor (25-9) advanced to play Tennessee (32-2) in Saturday's Memphis Regional semifinal.

Georgetown (26-7) missed its first 14 shots and made fewer shots than Griner blocked, going 12-for-70. Baylor wasn't much better offensively, making only six baskets in the second half and committing 21 turnovers.

Tennessee 92, Dayton 64Alicia Manning scored a career-high 17 points as No. 1-seeded Tennessee (32-2) beat eighth-seeded Dayton in the South Regional in Knoxville, Tenn.

Dayton (25-8) had to play its second-ever NCAA game in front of about 10,000 orange-clad fans on the court named for Tennessee coach Pat Summitt.

Duke 60, LSU 52 Jasmine Thomas had 15 points to help host Duke (29-5) pull away late in the South Regional. LSU (21-10) committed 22 turnovers and had one field goal in the final four minutes.

Kentucky 70, Michigan State 52Victoria Dunlap's 21 points led fourth-seeded Kentucky into a regional semifinal for the first time in 28 years. Playing in nearby Louisville, the Wildcats (27-7) moved on to the Midwest Regional semis in Kansas City.

Gonzaga 72, Texas A&M 71Vivian Frieson had 23 points, including the game-winning 12-footer with 17 seconds left, as seventh seed Gonzaga (29-4) beat second-seeded A&M (26-8) in the West Regional in Seattle.

Stanford 96, Iowa 67

Rosalyn Gold-Onwude hit seven three-pointers and had a career-high 26 points as top-seeded Stanford (33-1) made the West Regional semifinals in Sacramento, Calif. The Cardinal won its 24th consecutive game since losing at undefeated Connecticut on Dec. 23.

Georgia 74, Oklahoma St. 71Freshman Jasmine James scored 14 of her career-high 27 points in overtime in Tempe, Ariz., as Georgia (25-8) advanced to play Stanford. Andrea Riley scored 31 for Oklahoma State.


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