Sunday, March 23, 2003

Women's tournament at a glance



All Times EST

EAST REGIONAL

First Round

Saturday

Boston College 73, Old Dominion 72

Vanderbilt 54, Liberty 44

Virginia Tech 61, Georgia Tech 59

Purdue 66, Valparaiso 51

Today

At Storrs, Conn.

Connecticut (31-1) vs. Boston University (16-14), 12:06 p.m.

Michigan State (17-11) vs. Texas Christian (19-13), 30 minutes after first game.

At Manhattan, Kan.

Arizona (22-8) vs. Notre Dame (19-10), 7:06 p.m.

Kansas State (28-4) vs. Harvard (22-4), 30 minutes after first game.

Second Round

Monday

At Norfolk, Va.

Vanderbilt (21-9) vs. Boston College (21-8)

At West Lafayette, Ind

Purdue (26-5) vs. Virginia Tech (22-9)

Tuesday

At Storrs, Conn.

Connecticut-Boston University winner vs. Michigan State-Texas Christian winner

At Manhattan, Kan.

Kansas State-Harvard winner vs. Arizona-Notre Dame winner

Semifinals

Sunday, March 30

Dayton

Connecticut-Boston University-Michigan State-Texas Christian winner vs. VU-BC winner

Purdue-Virginia Tech winner vs. Kansas State-Harvard-Arizona-Notre Dame winner

Championship

Tuesday, April 1

Dayton

Semifinal winners

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MIDEAST REGIONAL

First Round

Saturday

North Carolina 72, Austin Peay 70

Colorado (22-7) vs. Brigham Young (19-11), night

Tennessee 95, Alabama State 43

Virginia 72, Illinois 56

Today

At Norman, Okla.

Villanova (25-5) vs. St. Francis, Pa. (23-7), 6:36 p.m.

George Washington (24-6) vs. Oklahoma (19-12), 30 minutes after first game.

At University Park, Pa.

South Carolina (22-7) vs. Chattanooga (26-4), 12:10 p.m.

Penn State (24-8) vs. Holy Cross (24-7), 30 minutes after first game.

Second Round

Monday

At Boulder, Colo.

North Carolina (28-5) vs. Colorado-Brigham Young winner

At Knoxville, Tenn.

Tennessee (29-4) vs. Virginia (16-13)

Tuesday

At Norman, Okla.

Villanova-St. Francis, Pa., winner vs. George Washington-Oklahoma winner

At University Park, Pa.

Penn State-Holy Cross winner vs. South Carolina-Chattanooga winner

Semifinals

Saturday, March 29

At Knoxville, Tenn.

Tennessee-Virginia winner vs. Penn State-Holy Cross-South Carolina-Chattanooga winner

Villanova-St. Francis, Pa.-George Washington-Oklahoma winner vs. North Carolina-Austin Peay-Colorado-Brigham Young winner

Championship

Monday, March 31

At Knoxville, Tenn.

Semifinal winners

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MIDWEST REGIONAL

First Round

Saturday

At Albuquerque, N.M.

Mississippi State 74, Manhattan 47

New Mexico (22-8) vs. Miami (18-12), night

At Athens, Ga.

Rutgers 64, Western Kentucky 52

Georgia 80, Charlotte 61

Today

At Raleigh, N.C.

Utah (23-6) vs. DePaul (22-9), 12:18 p.m.

Duke (31-1) vs. Georgia State (20-10), 30 minutes after first game.

At Lubbock, Texas

Texas Tech (26-5) vs. Southwest Missouri State (18-12), 7:05 p.m.

UC Santa Barbara (26-4) vs. Xavier (20-9), 30 minutes after first game.

Second Round

Monday

At Albuquerque, N.M.

Mississippi State (24-7) vs. New Mexico-Miami winner

At Athens, Ga.

Rutgers (21-7) vs. Georgia (20-9)

Tuesday

At Raleigh, N.C.

Duke-Georgia State winner vs. Utah-DePaul winner

At Lubbock, Texas

Texas Tech-Southwest Missouri State winner vs. UC Santa Barbara-Xavier winner

Semifinals

Saturday, March 29

At Albuquerque, N.M.

Duke-Georgia State-Utah-DePaul winner vs. Rutgers-Georgia winner

Texas Tech-Southwest Missouri State-UC Santa Barbara-Xavier winner vs. Mississippi State-Manhattan-New Mexico-Miami winner

Championship

Monday, March 31

At Albuquerque, N.M.

Semifinal winners

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WEST REGIONAL

First Round

Saturday

At Eugene, Ore.

Wisconsin-Green Bay (27-3) vs. Washington (22-7), night

LSU (27-3) vs. Southwest Texas (18-13), night

At Stanford, Calif.

Minnesota (23-5) vs. Tulane (19-9), night

Stanford (26-4) vs. Western Michigan (20-11), night

Today

At Cincinnati

Texas (25-5) vs. Hampton (23-8), 12:14 p.m.

Arkansas (21-10) vs. Cincinnati (23-7), 30 minutes after first game

At Ruston, La.

Ohio State (21-9) vs. Weber State (21-8), 7:10 p.m.

Louisiana Tech (29-2) vs. Pepperdine (22-7), 30 minutes after first game

Second Round

Monday

At Eugene, Ore.

LSU-Southwest Texas winner vs. Wisconsin-Green Bay-Washington winner

At Stanford, Calif.

Stanford-Western Michigan winner vs. Minnesota-Tulane winner

Tuesday

At Cincinnati

Texas-Hampton winner vs. Arkansas-Cincinnati winner

At Ruston, La.

Ohio State-Weber State winner vs. Louisiana Tech-Pepperdine winner

Semifinals

Sunday, March 30

At Stanford, Calif.

LSU-Southwest Texas-Wisconsin-Green Bay-Washington winner vs. Ohio State-Weber State-Louisiana Tech-Pepperdine winner

Stanford-Western Michigan-Minnesota-Tulane winner vs. Texas-Hampton-Arkansas-UC winner

Championship

Tuesday, April 1

At Stanford, Calif.

Semifinal winners

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THE FINAL FOUR

At The Georgia Dome

Atlanta

Semifinals

Sunday, April 6

East champion vs. West champion.

Mideast champion vs. Midwest champion.

Game times: 7 and 9:30 p.m.

Championship

Tuesday, April 8

Semifinal winners, 8:30 p.m.




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