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Lauren Jensen, Emma Ronsinek lead hot-shooting Creighton into second round with 87-73 win over UNLV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lauren Jensen scored 25 points, Emma Ronsiek added 23 and the Creighton Bluejays sank 15 3-pointers en route to a 87-73 victory UNLV in the first round of the women’s NCAA Tournament on Saturday despite 30 points from Desi-Rae Young. Morgan Maly added 16 points for Creighton, who will face either UCLA or California Baptist University in the second round on Monday night. Young became the second 2,000-point scorer in UNLV women’s history early in the second half. The Bluejays came into the game 13th in the nation with 8.8 made 3-pointers per game. It is the 14th time in women’s tournament history a team has made at least 16 in a game during the first two rounds.

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