GW 56, RHODE ISLAND 49: Ugo Oha dominated inside with 26 points, eight rebounds and eight blocks as the host Colonials (24-6) overcame a surprisingly stubborn challenge from the Rams (16-15) in the conference championship.
NO. 1 UCONN 71, VA. TECH 54: Diana Taurasi scored 18 and Maria Conlon hit two big second-half 3-pointers as the Huskies (31-0) won their 70th straight game in a semifinal in Piscataway, N.J. Jessica Moore added 14 points Connecticut survived a first-half scare from the Hokies (21-9).
NO. 18 VILLANOVA 65, UM 59: Trish Juhline scored 28 and hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:31 to play as the Wildcats advanced to their first conference title game since 1987.
NO. 10 PURDUE 67, NO. 22 OHIO ST. 65: Mary Jo Noon and Shereka Wright each had 19 points and 11 rebounds as the Boilermakers (26-5) won the title game in Indianapolis. The Buckeyes (22-8) likely will earn an at-large berth.
NO. 9 STANFORD 59, NO. 21 ARIZONA 49: Tournament MVP Nicole Powell scored 13 of her 19 in the first eight minutes as the host Cardinal (26-4) opened an early lead to defeat the Wildcats (22-8) in the championship game.