NCAA women’s basketball tournament: CU Buffs are dancing into the round of 32

The Colorado Buffaloes women’s basketball team put on a dominating performance in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, defeating the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders, 82-60. Frida Formann led all scorers with 21 points while hitting 5-of-8 from 3-point range.

The No. 6 seed Buffaloes set a new NCAA Tournament team record by hitting 13 3-pointers throughout their rout of MTSU. Overall, CU shot nearly as well from 3 (13-of-27 or 48.1%) as they did from inside the arc (17-of-35 or 48.5%).

There wasn’t much that the Buffs didn’t do well. Their defense held MTSU to 39.1% from the field, they held a 43-29 rebounding advantage and recorded 21 assists on 30 made field goals.

Colorado will take on the winner of No. 3 Duke-No. 14 Iona matchup in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Monday.

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