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Michigan women beat Villanova 64-49 and return to Sweet 16


AP Sports Writer

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Naz Hillmon had 27 points, 11 rebounds and five steals to help third-seeded Michigan pull away and beat No. 11 Villanova 64-49 in the second round of the women’s NCAA Tournament. The Wolverines earned a second straight trip to the Sweet 16 and will face 10th-seeded South Dakota on Saturday in the Wichita Region. Michigan took control with a 10-0 run over the end of the third quarter and start of the fourth. Leigha Brown  had 20 points for the Wolverines. The Wildcats led by three points after the opening quarter, but they simply could not stop Hillmon.

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