BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 21 points to help top-seeded Connecticut beat Prairie View A&M 83-47 on Saturday in the opening round of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament.

Bria Hartley added 18 points, and Stefanie Dolson had all 15 of her points in the first half for the Huskies (30-4).

KANSAS STATE 67, PRINCETON 64: Branshea Brown scored a career-high 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead eighth-seeded Kansas State (20-13) past ninth-seeded Princeton (24-5) at Bridgeport, Conn.

KENTUCKY 68, MCNEESE STATE 62: Keyla Snowden scored 11 points, Azia Bishop added 10 and second-seeded Kentucky (26-6) squeaked by 15th-seeded McNeese State (26-8) at Ames, Iowa.

GREEN BAY 71, IOWA STATE 57: Lydia Bauer and Sarah Eichler each scored 16 points and seventh-seeded Green Bay (31-1) rolled over 10th-seeded Iowa State (18-13) at Ames, Iowa.

GONZAGA 86, RUTGERS 73: Kayla Standish scored 23 points as 11th-seeded Gonzaga (27-5) knocked off sixth-seeded Rutgers (22-10) at Spokane, Wash.

MIAMI 70, IDAHO STATE 41: Shenise Johnson scored 20 points as third-seeded Miami (26-5) beat 14th-seeded Idaho State (24-8) at Spokane, Wash.


TENNESSEE 72, TENNESSEE-MARTIN 49: Meighan Simmons scored 20 points and second-seeded Tennessee (25-8) gave Coach Pat Summitt a victory over her alma mater at Rosemont, Ill.

DEPAUL 69, BYU 55: Anna Martin led a balanced attack with 17 points as seventh-seeded DePaul (23-10) held off 10th-seeded Brigham Young (26-7) at Rosemont, Ill.


MARYLAND 59, NAVY 44: Alyssa Thomas had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead second-seed Maryland (29-4) past 15th-seeded Navy (18-14) at College Park, Md.

LOUISVILLE 67, MICHIGAN STATE 55: Becky Burke scored 14 points and Shawnta’ Dyer had 13 to help seventh-seeded Louisville (23-9) beat 10th-seeded Michigan State (20-12) at College Park, Md.

ARKANSAS 72, DAYTON 55: Quistelle Williams scored 15 points, Keira Peak and Lyndsay Harris each added 14, and sixth-seeded Arkansas (24-8) rallied from an early double-digit deficit to defeat 10th-seeded Dayton (23-7) at College Station, Texas.

TEXAS A&M 69, ALBANY 47: Tyra White scored 18 points in her return from injury and the defending national champs (23-10) used a big second half to pull away from 14th-seeded Albany (23-10) at College Station, Texas.


STANFORD 73, HAMPTON 51: Nnemkadi Ogwumike scored 22 of her 28 points in the first half and top-seeded Stanford (32-1) pulled away before halftime to beat 16th-seeded Hampton (26-5) at Norfolk, Va.

WEST VIRGINIA 68, TEXAS 55: Taylor Palmer scored 13 of her 18 points in the second half and eighth-seeded West Virginia (24-9) held on against ninth-seeded Texas (18-14) after squandering most of a 15-point lead at Norfolk, Va.

PURDUE 83, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 68: Courtney Moses scored 29 points and set a first-round record by making nine 3-pointers, helping Purdue (25-8) pull away from 13th-seeded South Dakota State (24-9) at West Lafayette, Ind.

SOUTH CAROLINA 80, EASTERN MICHIGAN 48: Markeshia Grant scored 12 points and Charenee Stephens added 11 to lead fifth-seeded South Carolina (24-9) past 12th-seeded Eastern Michigan (24-9) at West Lafayette, Ind.