JACKSON, Tenn. - The fourth-seed Florida Southern Mocs hit six 3-pointers in the second half and upset the top-seed and 11th-ranked Benedict College Lady Tigers 63-56 in the NCAA D2 South Region Championship game Monday night at Union University.
Florida Southern, now 27-5, advances to the NCAA D2 Elite Eight Tournament in Sioux Falls, S.D. Benedict ends its season at 29-3.
Jensen Blassage scored all of her team-high 24 points in the second half for the Mocs.
Benedict was led by Dorothy Brown with 10 points. Regime McCombs added nine points. Terri Jacobs, Destiny Betts and KaDeeja Vaughn all added eight points. Jacobs was named to the South Region All-Tournament Team.