ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Too bad Vanderbilt can't play the
entire NCAA tournament at The Pit.
Jennifer Risper scored a career-high 27 points and Christina
Wirth added 24 as fourth-seeded Vanderbilt beat fifth-seeded Kansas
State 74-61 in the NCAA's second round on Monday night.
The Commodores (26-8) advanced to the semifinals of the Raleigh
regional, where they'll play next weekend against the winner of
Tuesday night's contest between Maryland and Utah.
Ashley Sweat led the fifth-seeded Wildcats (25-8) with 17 points
while Marlies Gipson scored 16 and Shalee Lehning had 10.
Vanderbilt won twice at The Pit in last season's NCAA
tournament. Now, the Commodores are 4-0 over the past two years in