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No. 13 Vanderbilt 75, Connecticut 47

March 22, 1992

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Heidi Gillingham’s 13 points led a methodical Vanderbilt offense that buried Connecticut 75-47 in the second round of the women’s NCAA tournament Saturday.

Eleven Commodore players scored as Vanderbilt (21-9) advanced to the NCAA’s Sweet 16. Vanderbilt will play the North Carolina-Miami winner in Charlottesville, Va.

Connecticut wrapped up its season at 23-11.

Vanderbilt kicked off the game with eight straight points before Wendy Davis drove the baseline to score Connecticut’s first two points with 16:36 in the half.

A Jade Huntington layup at 4:05 gave Vanderbilt its largest lead of the half, 18 points.

The Huskies could get no closer than 14 points, 36-22, when Kathy Ferrier hit the first of two free throws with 33 seconds in the half.

Neither team could score for nearly three minutes of the second half.

Connecticut tried a full-court press that failed to slow Vanderbilt as the Commodores stretched their lead to 50-31 on a Gillingham jumper with 12:30 left in the game.

Vanderbilt’s Misty Lamb and Shelley Jarrard each scored 11 points, and Huntington added 10.

Wendy Davis led Connecticut with 13 points, and Kathy Ferrier scored 10.

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