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Michigan women reach Sweet 16 for first time, beat Tennessee

The Wolverines had been 0-5 in the second round before pulling off the victory over the Lady Vols.
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Published: Mar. 23, 2021 at 7:59 PM EDT
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Leigha Brown scored 23 points and Naz Hillmon added 19 to lead No. 6 seed Michigan to its first Sweet 16 appearance with a 70-55 win over third-seeded Tennessee in the women’s NCAA Tournament. The Wolverines had been 0-5 in the second round before pulling off the victory over the Lady Vols. As the final buzzer sounded, the Michigan players jumped into a group hug at center court and sang “it’s great to be a Michigan Wolverine.”

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