Summitt Gets 100th NCAA Tourney Victory

Tennessee, Louisville, Duke reach women's Sweet Sixteen
By Doug Sweeney,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 25, 2008 11:59 PM CDT
Tennessee forward Candace Parker, left, is fouled by Purdue forward Natasha Bogdanova as she shoots over Purdue center Danielle Campbell.   (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
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(Newser) – The Tennessee Lady Vols beat Purdue 78-52 to move onto the regional semifinals and give coach Pat Summitt her 100th career win in the NCAA tournament. She's the first coach, men’s or women’s, to reach that milestone. Top-seeded Tennessee will face either Oklahoma or Notre Dame in the Sweet Sixteen in Oklahoma City, reports to the Associated Press. Elsewhere in the women’s tournament:

  • It took 12 attempts but the Louisville Cardinals finally advanced to the regional semi-finals after besting Kansas State 80-63. Candyce Bingham nearly had a triple-double with 12 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists
  • Chante Black scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, as Duke also reached the Sweet Sixteen with a 67-59 win over Arizona State.