Springfield, MO – Tulsa got 22 points from Kelsee Grovey and another 22 points from Ashley Clark, coming back from a late deficit to fend off Missouri State and advance to Round 2. The Golden Hurricane (18-13) will host Eastern Michigan on Sunday, March 22, with a 6 p.m. ET tipoff.
Missouri State (18-15) had a 64-61 lead with 4:16 to go after a 3-pointer from Lexi Hughes. Clark had a conventional 3-point play with 1 minute to go to put Tulsa up, 73-68. Tyonna Snow had 29 points for the Lady Bears.