Laurin Mincy scored 27 points and top-seeded Maryland used a second-half blitz to knock off previously unbeaten Princeton, 85-70, Monday night in the women's NCAA Spokane Regional in College Park, Md.
After leading by 42-38 at the break, the Terrapins used a 17-2 run immediately after halftime to turn a surprisingly tight game into a rout.
The Terrapins (32-2) will bring a 26-game winning streak into a matchup with Duke on Saturday in Spokane, Wash.
Lexie Brown scored 23 for the Terrapins, who will be making their fourth consecutive trip to the Sweet 16. Maryland reached the Final Four last year.
Eighth-seeded Princeton (31-1) was coming off the program's first win in the NCAA tournament, on Saturday against Wisconsin-Green Bay.
Blake Dietrick led Princeton with 26 points.
There was heightened security at the game after a threat was made Monday afternoon against President Obama's niece, Princeton forward Leslie Robinson.
UConn 91, Rutgers 55 - Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 23 points to lead the top-ranked Huskies past Rutgers in Storrs, Conn., on Geno Auriemma's 61st birthday, putting UConn into the NCAA tournament's regional semifinals for the 22d consecutive season.
Moriah Jefferson added 19 points and Morgan Tuck had 16 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for the Huskies (34-1), who won their 33d consecutive game and 79th in 80 tries.
The Huskies face Texas next week in Albany, N.Y.
Tyler Scaife had 16 points for eighth-seeded Rutgers (23-10), which was in its first NCAA tournament since 2012 and has not made it past the second round since 2009.
North Carolina 86, Ohio State 84 - Jamie Cherry hit a jumper with 0.6 seconds left and the Tar Heels beat the Buckeyes in the second round in Chapel Hill, N.C.
Stephanie Mavunga had a career-high 27 points and 14 rebounds, Allisha Gray added 20 points and Brittany Rountree had 15 for the fourth-seeded Tar Heels (26-8).
Gray inbounded to Cherry, who raced down the right sideline through the Ohio State pressure and pulled up for an 18-footer that swished through. The Buckeyes didn't get a shot off before the horn.
North Carolina will face No. 1 seeded South Carolina Friday in Greensboro, N.C.
Florida State 65, Florida Gulf Coast 47 - Shakayla Thomas scored 12 points and Leticia Romero added 11 to help the No. 2 Seminoles end the seventh-seeded Eagles' 26-game winning streak with a victory in Tallahassee, Fla., and advance to the Sweet 16.
Taylor Gradinjan's 12 points led Florida Gulf Coast, which shot just 31 percent overall and 25 percent from three-point range.
The Seminoles will face Arizona State in the regional semifinals on Friday in Greensboro, N.C.
Stanford 86, Oklahoma 76 - Amber Orrange scored 24 points and Lili Thompson added 19 as the fourth-seeded Cardinal topped the fifth-seeded Sooners in Stanford, Calif.
Bonnie Samuelson scored 19 points and Briana Roberson provided a spark with 13 points and tough defense to help Stanford (26-9) protect its home court and advance to the Sweet 16 for the eighth consecutive season. The Cardinal will play top-seeded Notre Dame (33-2) in the third round on Friday in Oklahoma City.
Tennessee 77, Pittsburgh 67 - Bashaara Graves scored 21 points and had 14 rebounds as the Vols withstood a late rally to defeat the Panthers in Knoxville, Tenn.
The second-seeded Vols (29-5) improved to 56-0 in NCAA tournament home games and advanced to a Spokane Regional semifinal Saturday against No. 11 seed Gonzaga (26-7).