ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Anna Martin led a balanced attack with 17 points as DePaul held off a late Brigham Young rally to claim a 59-55 victory in the first round of the NCAA women's tournament Saturday.
The seventh-seeded Blue Demons (23-10) will play No. 2 Tennessee at suburban Allstate Arena on Monday.
BYU (26-7) fought back from a late eight-point deficit and had a chance to tie with 2.8 seconds to play. But Haley Steed's 3 point try missed, DePaul rebounded and Steed fouled Brittany Hrynko.
Hyrnko added a free throw and closed with 15 points while Katherine Harry and Jasmine Penny had 12 each.
Jennifer Hamson had 21 points for BYU and Kristen Riley had 10 and 12 rebounds.
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