In the end, the Conecticut women's basketball team was just too talented. The Lady Lions fought until the final whistle, but it was not enough to even come close. The Huskies dominated for almost the entire 40 minutes in a 77-59 victory, knocking Penn State out of the NCAA Tournament.
The 4-seeded Penn State women's basketball team faces its toughest test of the season when it takes on top-seeded Connecticut in the NCAA Tournament at 4:34 p.m. on Sunday. The Lady Lions are in the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2004, but they will face a partisan crowd in favor of UConn in Kingston, R.I.
The 4th seeded Penn State women's basketball team advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2004 after a hard-fought 90-80 victory over 5-seed LSU. Maggie Lucas paced the Lady Lions with 30 points, and Mia Nickson contributed with a double-double in the win.
The Penn State women's basketball team continues their NCAA Tournament run with a second round match-up against LSU on Tuesday. The No. 4 Lady Lions and the No. 5 Lady Tigers will meet at 9:40 p.m., with the game airing on ESPN2 and ESPN3.com.
It was not their best game of basketball this season, but the No. 4 Penn State Lady Lions will be content with a 85-77 victory over No. 13 UTEP in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. UTEP ended up being a tough test, but a strong second half by Penn State sealed the victory on Sunday night.
The Penn State women's basketball team will start what it hopes to be a long tournament run when it takes on UTEP on Sunday at 5:15 p.m on ESPN2. The Lady Lions earned a four seed in the Kingston regional, while the Miners are seeded thirteenth.