No. 4 seed Syracuse is returning to championship weekend for the fifth straight year after beating fifth-seeded Southern California, 12-11, in overtime in the quarterfinals of the NCAA women's tournament Saturday.
Allie Murray made a save with nine seconds left in regulation to keep the game tied, and Kelly Cross scored the winner for the host Orange (19-5). The Trojans finished the season 20-1.
Penn State 8, No. 7 seed Penn 4: The host Nittany Lions (14-6) used a 6-0 first-half run over a nearly eight-minute span to earn a victory over the Quakers (15-5) in an NCAA quarterfinal.
Trailing 2-0, the host Nittany Lions held the Quakers scoreless for the...