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Nebraska, N.C. State women favored at UCLA sub-regional
Nebraska, N.C. State women favored at UCLA sub-regional

The NCAA women's basketball tournament begins Saturday with 16 games at eight sub-regional sites, including UCLA. Nebraska (25-6), the No. 4-seeded team in the Lincoln Regional, plays No. 13-seeded Fresno State (22-10) at 1 p.m. at Pauley Pavilion. Fifth-seeded North Carolina State (25-7) plays 12th-seeded Brigham Young (26-6) at 3:30 p.m. Jordan Hooper, a 6-foot-2 forward from Nebraska, was player of the year in the Big Ten Conference and is a finalist for the John R. Wooden Award as the top player in women's basketball. She averages 20.3 points and 9.2 rebounds. The Cornhuskers won the Big Ten tournament championship as Hooper averaged 22 points and eight rebounds. Fresno...

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