EAST LANSING, Mich. – Joanne P. McCallie squatted on the sideline, staring in disbelief as her top-seeded Duke Blue Devils fell apart in an arena where she was once adored.

Michigan State fans came to boo their former coach.

They ended up cheering as loud as they have in years, witnessing a rare second-round upset against a woman who bolted for her dream job two years ago.

Mia Johnson scored a season-high 17 points and Lauren Aitch had 15, lifting the ninth-seeded Spartans to a 63-49 win Tuesday night over mighty Duke.

UConn 87, Florida 59

STORRS, Conn. – Renee Montgomery scored 25 points in her final game at home and undefeated Connecticut advanced to the regional semifinals for the 16th straight year.

Tina Charles had 22 points and 10 rebounds for her 11th double-double this season, and Maya Moore added 22 points and 14 rebounds for her 16th for UConn (35-0).

Texas A&M 73, Minnesota 42

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Sydney Colson had six steals to pace Texas A&M to a season-high 20 and the Aggies forced a season-high 32 turnovers.

Danielle Gant led Texas A&M (27-7) with 20 points on 9-for-12 shooting, Takia Starks added 17 and Colson had 13. Despite being outsized, the Aggies had a 37-28 rebounding advantage.

Maryland 71, Utah 56

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Marissa Coleman had 18 points and a career-high 18 rebounds, Kristi Toliver scored 17, and top-seed Maryland advanced to the regional semifinals.

The Utes (23-10) had to play in an arena where Maryland (30-4) had won 35 straight and before 10,065 fans intent upon seeing Toliver and Coleman shine in their last home game.

Louisville 62, LSU 52

BATON ROUGE, La. – Angel McCoughtry scored 28 points and Louisville advance to its second straight regional semifinal.

Candyce Bingham added 17 points for the third-seeded Cardinals (31-4), who ended sixth-seeded LSU’s bid to reach an unprecedented sixth-straight Final Four.

Iowa St. 71, Ball St. 57

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Iowa State looked pretty comfortable playing the villain. Nicky Wieben scored 18 points as the fourth-seeded Cyclones held off upset-minded Ball State.

The Cardinals (26-9) became the feel-good story of the tournament’s opening weekend after shocking two-time defending champion Tennessee in the first round.

Baylor 60, South Dakota State 58

LUBBOCK, Texas – Kelli Griffin hit a floater from outside the lane on the right side with 0.5 seconds remaining to lift Baylor past South Dakota State 60-58.

Griffin scored 21 points to lead Baylor (29-5), which trailed for most of the game and rallied from 14 points down in the first half.

Jennifer Warkenthien scored 18 points to lead the Jackrabbits (32-3), who failed on a desperate three-quarters-court pass to end the game.


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