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Mississippi moves on, gets rematch with UT

Associated Press • Mar 26, 2007 at 1:15 AM

DAYTON, Ohio - Mississippi is going to the regional final, and Courtney Paris is going home.

Armintie Price scored 31 points, Ashley Awkward added 25 for Ole Miss, which fast-breaked and trapped its way to a 90-82 win over Oklahoma on Sunday in the Dayton Regional.

Next up for the Rebels (24-10) is Tennessee on Tuesday, with a spot in the Final Four awaiting the winner.

The Lady Vols topped Ole Miss 81-69 at home on Feb. 15 in their only meeting this season.

Paris led Oklahoma (28-5) with 31 points and 20 rebounds.

Alliesha Easley added 12 points for the Rebels, who will be making their fifth trip to a regional championship game.

DALLAS - Katie Gearlds had 30 points and nine rebounds to help Purdue overcome a big early deficit and advance to the Dallas Regional final.

Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton had 24 points on 8-of-12 shooting and nine rebounds, while Danielle Campbell had 11 points for Purdue (31-5), which won its 10th straight game. Gearlds was 10-of-16 shooting with four 3-pointers.

The Boilermakers will play North Carolina on Tuesday in their first regional final since 2003, which came two years after they were national runners-up.

Tasha Humphrey had 20 points to lead Georgia (27-7), which was in the round of 16 for the fifth straight season. It was the fourth time in that stretch the Lady Bulldogs didn't advance past that.

DALLAS - With pesky Whitney Allen on the bench due to early foul trouble, Ivory Latta and the top-seeded Tar Heels went on a 22-5 run that carried them into their third straight regional final.

LaToya Pringle had 16 points and 14 rebounds for North Carolina (33-3).

Sarah-Jo Lawrence led the Colonials (28-4) with 23 points. Allen's aggressiveness led to three fouls in the first seven minutes of the game.

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