NCAA Women's Tournament Final Score: Tennessee Wears Down Kansas Jayhawks For 84-73 victory

Both Kansas and Kansas State earned spots in the 2012 NCAA Women's Tournament.

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NCAA Women's Tournament Final Score: Tennessee Wears Down Kansas Jayhawks For 84-73 victory

The Cinderella story for the Kansas Jayhawks looked like it may continue on Saturday afternoon in Des Moines, Iowa as the Jayhawks ran out to an early 26-12 lead over the Tennessee Lady Volunteers before falling to the second-seed in the region.

Kansas still lead 35-30 at the half, but gave up 54 second half points in falling 84-73 to the eight-time NCAA champions.

The Jayhawks received solid all-around games from the trio of Angel Goodrich, Aishah Sutherland, and Chelsea Gardner. Goodrich and Sutherland put up 23 and 19 points respectively, while Gardner had 10 rebounds to go with 14 points. Tennessee was lead by Meighan Simmon's 22 points off the bench.

Kansas closes it's season at 21-13, while Tennessee improves to 27-8 with the victory.

Up next for Tennessee is a likely date with imposing Baylor, lead by all-everything Brittany Greiner. Baylor will be taking on Georgia Tech later on Saturday, with the rights to play Tennessee on the line.

Head on over to Rock Chalk Talk for more KU discussion, as RCT is your home for everything Jayhawks on the SB Nation network of blogs.

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NCAA Women's Basketball, Kansas Vs. Tennessee: Live Stream

For those of you unable to get near a television this afternoon, you can view the Kansas women's basketball game online via ESPN's online streaming feature.

The game is in the early stages from Des Moines, Iowa, but the Jayhawks have gotten off to a hot start as they lead the number two seed Tennessee Lady Volunteers 18-10 at the 10:46 mark of the first half.

Kansas has made nine of their first 15 shots, and has been led so far by the tandem of Chelsea Gardner and Angel Goodrich. Gardner has eight points, while Goodrich has six.

As a reminder, the Regional Semi-Final (Sweet 16) game can also be viewed on ESPN. The Jayhawks have been one of the pleasant surprises of the tournament to this points as the squad finished just 8-10 in Big 12 conference play and qualified as an 11 seed for the NCAA tournament with a 21-12 overall record thus far.

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