Women’s basketball starts NCAA tournament with 79-47 win over UC-Riverside

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Nnemkadi Ogwumike had 19 points and 11 rebounds Saturday.

With its 79-47 win over UC-Riverside Saturday night, the women’s basketball team seems poised for a third straight trip to the Final Four. Next up is Iowa on Monday night, with the home crowd again expected to pack Maples Pavilion. The eighth-seeded Iowa Hawkeyes beat Rutgers 70-63 in Maples earlier Saturday.