Phoenix NCAA tourney run ends at hands of Baylor, Griner
The UW-Green Bay women’s basketball team, led by senior stars Kayla Tetschlag (27 points, 10 rebounds) and Celeste Hoewisch (20 points, 6 assists), played tough til the end but ultimately fell short in an 86-76 loss to Baylor in NCAA Tournament third-round action Sunday night in Dallas. Green Bay finished its best season ever at 34-2. The Bears, ranked No. 3 in the nation, got a career-high 40 points from 6-8 national player-of-the-year candidate Brittney Griner, who also had 10 rebounds and six blocks. For the Green Bay Press-Gazette game coverage.
For national perspective and an ESPN.com recap which quotes Hoewisch and Coach Matt Bollant — “We tried and we fought and we played with a lot of courage. But we didn’t have the answer for the best player in the country.”