LEXINGTON, Ky. — Ally Malott scored 28 points to lead seventh-seeded Dayton to a 99-94 upset of second-seeded Kentucky on Sunday.

Deane hit a 3-pointer with 24 seconds left to send the Flyers (27-6) to their first Sweet 16.

Makayla Epps scored 29 points to lead Kentucky (24-10).

The Wildcats were without senior Azia Bishop, who was suspended for “failure to uphold team standards.”

TEXAS 73, CALIFORNIA 70: Imani McGee-Stafford had 20 points and the fifth-seeded Longhorns advanced to their first Sweet 16 in 11 years with a win against the No. 4 Golden Bears in Berkeley, California.

A year after losing a tough second-round game on Maryland’s home floor, the Longhorns (24-10) insisted they would have no problem taking on the Golden Bears (24-10) with another feisty home crowd against them.


BAYLOR 73, ARKANSAS 44: Nina Davis scored 21 points and the Bears are headed to the Sweet 16 for the seventh year in a row after a win over Arkansas in Waco, Texas.

Baylor (32-3), the No. 2 seed, took control with a 30-7 run to finish the first half.

Baylor plays Iowa (26-7) on Friday in Oklahoma City.

Jessica Jackson had 15 points for 10th-seeded Arkansas (18-14).

IOWA 88, MIAMI 70: Bethany Doolittle scored 22 points, Ally Disterhoft had 15 and Iowa beat 11th-seeded Miami in the second round at Iowa City, Iowa, earning its first trip to the Sweet 16 since 1996.

Doolittle also had 11 rebounds for the third-seeded Hawkeyes (26-7). Jessica Thomas scored 20 points for Miami (20-13).

NOTRE DAME 79, DEPAUL 67: Michaela Mabrey scored 19 points and the top-seeded Fighting Irish beat ninth-seeded DePaul at South Bend, Indiana.

The Fighting Irish (33-2) advanced to the Sweet 16 for the sixth straight season. DePaul (27-8) fell a win shy of advancing for a second straight season.


DUKE 64, MISSISSIPPI STATE 56: Freshman Azura Stevens had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the fourth-seeded Blue Devils prevailed in Durham, North Carolina.

The Blue Devils (23-10) shot 52 percent and will play the Princeton-Maryland winner Saturday.

Victoria Vivians scored 15 points for the fifth-seeded Bulldogs (27-7).

GONZAGA 76, OREGON STATE 64: Emma Wolfram scored a career-high 17 points and 11th-seeded Gonzaga held off a furious late rally by Oregon State in Corvallis, Oregon.

Gonzaga (26-7) heads home to Spokane, Washington, to face the winner of Monday’s game between Tennessee and Pittsburgh.


SOUTH CAROLINA 97, SYRACUSE 68: Tiffany Mitchell and Alaina Coates each scored 14 points and No. 1 seed South Carolina (32-2) cruised at home.

Alexis Peterson’s 23 points led the Orange (22-10).