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DALLAS - Patrice Holmes hit the game-winning jumper with 1.6 seconds left, giving No. 12 seed Middle Tennessee another upset in the first round of the NCAA tournament with a 60-58 win Saturday night over fifth-seeded N.C State.
Last season, the Raiders were a No. 13 seed when they knocked off fourth-seeded North Carolina 67-62.
The loss ended the postseason run for N.C. State coach Kay Yow. In January, she began treatment for a recurrence of breast cancer that forced her to skip two games, her first absences in 30 years of coaching.
Middle Tennessee players and a few fans rushed the floor after the upset. The Raiders trailed by as many as 10 in the second half before pulling off the win.
N.C. State (21-8) tied the game at 58 with 26.6 left on a putback by Tiffany Stansbury, who led the Wolfpack with 16 points and 10 rebounds.
Middle Tennessee (24-8) then calmly pushed the ball up the floor, not passing the ball to Holmes until less than 3 seconds were left. He game-winning jumper gave her 22 points for the game.
N.C. State played most of the game without leading scorer Billie McDowell, whose left knee buckled while planting her leg for a jumper with 11:57 left in the first half. She writhed on the floor for several minutes and remained in the locker room for the rest of the game.
BAYLOR 91, ILLINOIS STATE 70: Sophia Young scored 21 and Steffanie Blackmon added 13 for Baylor in Seattle.
The second-seeded Bears scored the first 17 points and coasted from there. Illinois State (13-18) missed its first eight shots and made just 9-of-29 attempts in the first half as Baylor (28-3) built a 20-point halftime lead.
Jaci McCormack led the Redbirds with 20 points.
OREGON 58, TCU 55: Cathrine Kraayeveld scored 23 and Brandi Davis hit two critical 3-point baskets to help lead the 10th-seeded Ducks to the upset in Seattle.
Kraayeveld made two free throws to put Oregon (21-9) ahead 57-53 with 16.9 seconds left before Vanessa Clementino responded with a layup for TCU (23-10) with 11 seconds go to. Davis made a free throw with 10.1 seconds left, and TCU's Ashley Davis missed a 3-point attempt at the buzzer.
Sandora Irvin led the Frogs with 14 points, seven rebounds and six blocked shots.
ARIZONA ST. 87, E. KENTUCKY 65: Emily Westerberg scored 14 of her 20 in the first half as Arizona State advanced in Fresno, Calif.
Kristen Kovesdy added 18 for the fifth-seeded Sun Devils (23-9).
Miranda Eckerle had 22 points and five rebounds for Eastern Kentucky (23-8).
NOTRE DAME 61, UC SANTA BARBARA 51: Megan Duffy scored 18 with seven free throws in the final minute for the fourth-seeded Fighting Irish (27-5) in Fresno.
Mia Fisher scored 18 for No. 13 seed UCSB (21-9).
MICHIGAN ST. 73, ALCORN ST. 41: The No. 1-seeded Spartans struggled with turnovers and tepid shooting early in Minneapolis, then got going in the second half behind Liz Shimek.
Shimek led Michigan State (29-3) with 18 points and added 13 rebounds.
Shikhia Sims' 11 points led Alcorn State (21-9), which shot just 23.4 percent (15-for-64) and was outrebounded 62-29.
USC 65, LOUISVILLE 49: Playing in their first NCAA tournament in eight years, the ninth-seeded Women of Troy showed off their balance, depth and quickness to beat eighth-seeded Louisville in Minneapolis.
Chloe Kerr scored 14 points, Camille LeNoir contributed 13, Kim Gipson added 12 and Jamie Funn had 10 for Southern Cal (20-10).
Sophomore center Jazz Covington, who averaged nearly 18 points a game, had a frustrating afternoon and finished with 13 for the Cardinals (22-9).
TEXAS 64, ORAL ROBERTS 47: Playing with a broken pinkie, Nina Norman scored 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting with five assists to lead third-seeded Texas in Dallas.
Jamie Carey scored 13 points with three 3-pointers for the Longhorns (22-8). Sophomore Tiffany Jackson also had 13 points, along with nine rebounds.
Elisha Turek had 21 points and seven rebounds for No. 14 seed Oral Roberts (22-9).
GEORGIA 75, RICE 49: Cori Chambers scored 19 to help sixth-seeded Georgia (23-9) advance in Dallas.
Lauren Neaves had 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Western Athletic Conference champion Owls (24-9), who had won 12 straight games.
VIRGINIA 79, OLD DOMINION 57: Brandi Teamer scored 17 of her 23 in the second half and Takisha Granberry hit two key 3-pointers to help the sixth-seeded Cavaliers (21-10) break open the game in Minneapolis.
Shareese Grant scored 16 points to lead 11th-seeded Old Dominion (22-9).
UTAH 73, IOWA ST. 61: Kim Smith had 22 points and eight rebounds and 10th-seeded Utah (26-7) rallied from a 15-point first-half deficit to beat Iowa State (23-7) 73-61 in Fresno.
KANSAS ST. 70, BOWLING GREEN 60: Big 12 Player of the Year Kendra Wecker scored 18 of her 25 in the second half to lead fourth-seeded Kansas State (24-7) past 13th-seeded Bowling Green (23-8) in Seattle. Laurie Koehn added 22 points on 6-of-13 shooting from 3-point range.
Liz Honegger led the Falcons with 15 points and 13 rebounds.
MINNESOTA 64, ST. FRANCIS, PA. 33: Jamie Broback had 17 points and three steals, Janel McCarville had 12 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks and Minnesota won in on their home floor in Minneapolis.
The third-seeded Gophers (25-7) were backed by a crowd of 11,312 clad mostly in maroon and gold.
Christin Black led St. Francis (21-10) with 13 points.
DIVISION III CHAMPIONSHIP: Lindsay Ippel scored 25 points and Joanna Conner had 14 points and 15 rebounds as Millikin (29-2) won its first national championship, beating Randolph-Macon (30-2) 70-50.