Kelsey Plum scored 26 points, Chantel Osahor had 24 points and 18 rebounds, and Washington defeated Stanford, 85-76, Sunday in the Lexington (Ky.) Regional final to earn its first women's basketball Final Four appearance.
The No. 7-seeded Huskies scored the game's first 12 points and stayed ahead the rest of the way. Washington (26-10) will play Syracuse in a semifinal game April 3 at Indianapolis.
No. 4-seeded Stanford was seeking its 13th Final Four appearance and seventh in the last nine years.
Lili Thompson scored 19 points for the Cardinal (27-8). Erica McCall had 17 points, all in the second half, and 15 rebounds.
It was the first regional final between two...