Danielle Adams had 22 points for No. 11 Texas A&M and the Aggies forced Cornhuskers star Kelsey Griffin to the bench with foul trouble to spoil No. 3 Nebraska's unbeaten season with an 80-70 victory Saturday in a Big 12 semifinal in Kansas City, Mo.
Nebraska was bidding to become just the 12th team to make it to the NCAA Tournament unbeaten. Griffin, the Big 12 player of the year and catalyst behind the only undefeated regular season in Big 12 history, had three fouls at halftime and got saddled with her fourth early in the second half.
With the 6-2 senior sitting long-faced on the bench, the Huskers (30-1) could not stop their school-record winning streak from coming to an end.
Texas A & M is 24-7. Top-ranked UConn (33-0) is the only remaining unbeaten team.
No. 12 Oklahoma 74, No. 20 Oklahoma State 69:Danielle Robinson and Amanda Thompson hit big free throws in the final seconds, lifting Oklahoma (23-9) past Oklahoma State (23-10) to send the Sooners into the Big 12 title game against Texas A&M. Andrea Riley, Oklahoma State's streaky 5-5 senior, made six of her first seven shots but missed her last nine and wound up with 32 points - giving her a tournament-record 112 in just three games. Robinson had 19 points for the Sooners, Thompson 17.
No. 2 Stanford 64, California 44:Nnemkadi Ogwumike had 18 points and 10 rebounds as Stanford routed Cal in a semifinal of the Pac-10 Conference tournament in Los Angeles. The Bears (18-12) lost leading scorer Alexis Gray-Lawson, who was taken away on a stretcher after landing awkwardly on her head with 5 minutes left. The top-seeded Cardinal (30-1) has reached the tournament championship game every year since it started in 2002.
Louisiana Tech 68, Fresno State 66: Shanavia Dowdell had 20 points and 19 rebounds and Jasmine Bendolph hit an 18-footer with 33 seconds left as Louisiana Tech upset top-seeded Fresno State in the Western Athletic Conference tournament title game in Reno, Nev. The Lady Techsters (23-8) secured their first berth in the NCAA Tournament since 2006. Fresno State is 27-6.
Southern 60, Alabama State 47: Ashley Augerson had 19 points as No. 1 Southern (23-8) held Alabama State (13-17) scoreless for 13 minutes in the Southwest Athletic Conference championship in Bossier city, La. - AP