College Sports

#8 UCLA 74, #9 North Carolina St. 54

Minneapolis - Jasmine Dixon powered UCLA with 17 points and 11 rebounds, leading the Bruins to victory over the Wolfpack.

Erica Tukiainen was the catalyst from the outside with three 3-pointers, and UCLA (25-8) pulled away down the stretch in the second half with a flurry of steals and fastbreak layups. The Bruins will play top-seeded Nebraska in the second round on Tuesday.

Marissa Kastanek had 21 points for N.C. State (20-14) – 10 coming in the first 13 minutes.