VILLANOVA 71, MAINE 60
Villanova, PA – Torrid shooting from 3-point range put Villanova up early against Maine, allowing the Wildcats to ease into Round 2.
Villanova (20-13) made seven 3’s in the first half and had a 23-point advantage at one point; Alex Louin had five 3-pointers and closed with 17 points, while Lauren Burford was 5-for-5 from long range to finish with 15 points. Sigi Koizar scored 22 points for the Black Bears (23-9), and Mikaela Gustafsson added 17 points.
Villanova will host Old Dominion in Round Two on Sunday, March 22 at 2 p.m. ET.