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NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament 2011: St. John's Beaten By Stanford

St. John's proved to be no match for top-seeded Stanford in the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Monday night, falling 75-49 in second-round action. St. John's, the ninth seed, kept the game close at halftime, trailing only 38-30. Stanford (31-2) outscored St. John's (22-11) by a substantial 37-19 margin in the second half, however.

In the day's major upset, 11th-seeded Gonzaga defeated UCLA, 89-75. Gonzaga's Courtney Vandersloot had 29 points, 17 assists, seven rebounds and five steals to lead the upset.

Today, Rutgers, seeded seventh in the Dallas Region, takes on second-seeded Texas A&M (ESPN2, 9:40 p.m.). A pair of top seeds are also in action. Connecticut, No. 1 seed in the Philadelphia Region, takes on No. 9 Purdue (ESPN2, 7:05 p.m.) and Baylor, No. 1 in the Dallas Region, faces ninth-seeded West Virginia (ESPN2, 9:45 p.m.).

Monday's Results

Philadelphia Region

DePaul 75,  Penn State 73
Duke71, Marist 66

Spokane Region

Stanford 75, St. John's 49
North Carolina 86, Kentucky 74
Gonzaga 89, UCLA 75

Dayton Region

Tennessee 79,  Marquette 70
Ohio State 67, Georgia Tech 60
Notre Dame 77, 10 Temple 64

Tuesday's Schedule

Philadelphia Region

No. 1 Connecticut vs. No. 9 Purdue (ESPN2, 7:05 p.m.)
No. 4 Maryland vs. No. 5 Georgetown (ESPN2, 7:15 p.m.)

Spokane Region

No. 2 Xavier vs. No. 7 Louisville (ESPN2, 7:10 p.m.)

Dallas Region

No. 3 Florida State vs. No 6. Georgia (ESPN2, 9:35 p.m.)
No. 2 Texas A&M vs. No. 7 Rutgers (ESPN2, 9:40 p.m.)
No. 4 Michigan State vs. No. 5 Green Bay (ESPN, 9:40 p.m.)
No. 1 Baylor vs. No. 9 West Virginia (ESPN2, 9:45 p.m.)

Dayton Region

No. 3 Miami (Fla.) vs. No. 6 Oklahoma (ESPN2, 7:05 p.m.)

-- See SB Nation for more on the tournament