By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Joanne Allen-Taylor scored 17 points, and Texas beat Ohio State 66-63 to advance to the Elite Eight of the women’s NCAA Tournament. Aliyah Matharu added 10 points for Texas, which will make its second straight appearance in the Elite Eight. The second-seeded Longhorns have won 14 straight games since their last loss on Feb. 6. Taylor Mikesell scored 19 points and Jacy Sheldon had 17 for sixth-seeded Ohio State. The Buckeyes have not advanced beyond the Sweet 16 since 1993.