BYU beats Rutgers for first upset of women’s NCAA Tournament

first_imgMarch 22, 2021 /Sports News – Local BYU beats Rutgers for first upset of women’s NCAA Tournament Tags: BYU Cougars Women’s Basketball/Upset/Women’s NCAA Tournament Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Paisley Johnson Harding scored 28 points and 11th-seeded BYU gave the women’s NCAA Tournament its first upset with a 69-66 victory over sixth-seed Rutgers.After Sunday’s 16-0 start for the higher seeds, the Cougars — believed to be the last team to make the field — came out Monday morning to knock off the 21st-ranked Scarlet Knights and advance to Wednesday’s second round against the winner of third-seed Arizona and 14-seed Stony Brook.Harding was 8-of-17 shooting with four 3-pointers. Gonzales, who was only 3-of-17 shooting, made 10 of 11 from the line and scored 17 points.Ariella Guirantes scored 30 points on 10-of-18 shooting with Diamond Johnson adding 13 for Rutgers. Associated Presslast_img read more