The 20th-ranked Lady Bears end their season at 17-15.
The 20th-ranked Lady Bears face 11th-ranked Northwestern in the second round.
The 19th-ranked Lady Bears lose in the semifinal round for the first time as a No. 1 seed.
Sophomore Carrying Burden On, Off the Court
The 19th-ranked Lady Bears advance to semifinal round for 10th straight year.
Personal: Full name is maria Biryukova...Born Feb. 23, 1992...Daughter of Alexander and Anna Biryukova...Majoring in interior design.