SEATTLE — Shavonte Zellous scored nine of her 24 points in the final 4 minutes, and Pittsburgh capitalized on Gonzaga’s youthful mistakes in the closing minutes of a 65-60 win in the second round of the Oklahoma City Regional on Monday night. Zellous scored on a pair of drives off Gonzaga turnovers in the final two minutes then hit a pair of free throws for a 63-60 lead with 15.9 seconds left.
Pitt faces the winner of tonight’s Oklahoma-Georgia Tech game.
→Purdue 85, North Carolina 70:
Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton and Brittany Rayburn led five Boilermakers in double digits with 18 points apiece, and sixth-seeded Purdue beat third-seeded North Carolina in the second round of the OKC Regional after losing to the Tar Heels in two of the past three NCAA Tournaments. The Boilermakers (24-10) will play Rutgers on Sunday in their third regional semifinals trip in four years.
→Rutgers 80, Auburn 52:
Epiphanny Prince scored 27 points as the seventh-seeded Scarlet Knights (21-2) made it out of the second round for the fifth straight year. The Knights benefited from playing at home in the NCAAs for the first time since 2001.
→Arizona State 63, Florida State 58:
Danielle Orsillo’s 3-pointer with 32 seconds left lifted the Sun Devils (25-8), who will play the winner of tonight’s Texas A&M-Minnesota game on Sunday in Trenton, N.J. After Orsillo’s 3, Mara Freshour missed a 3-point attempt for third-seeded Florida State with 22 seconds remaining.