"I thought we had a lot of momentum," Hartley said. "There was a lot of excitement and we felt good going into the overtime. It didn't work out."
Thanks mostly to Mallory, who was just 1 for 11 from long range during the NCAA tournament before making the pair of big 3s in overtime.
"That's her leadership and next-play attitude," Kayla McBride said. "She had no hesitation and we all had confidence in her."
Hartley had 18 points for the Huskies, who are 20-2 in the NCAA tournament since 2009 with both losses coming against Notre Dame.
Follow AP Sports Writer Arnie Stapleton on Twitter: http://twitter.com/arniestapleton
Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.