Georgia upset the top-seeded Stanford Cardinal, 61-59, behind Jasmine James, who scored 16 points and dished out five assists. The Lady Bulldogs advanced to the Elite Eight for the first time since 2004, when they defeated the No. 1 Purdue Boilermakers in the Sweet 16 but dropped the regional final to the LSU Lady Tigers.
California reached its first ever Elite Eight by pulling away from LSU in the second half en route to a 73-63 win. Layshia Clarendon paced the Golden Bears with 19 points and Gennifer Brandon added 17 points and 13 rebounds.