UConn is top seed in women's tourney


Tech, which is the No. 8 seed in the East Region, plays in the first round Thursday night about 9:20 in Pittsburgh against No. 9 seed Alabama.

You can find the complete NCAA Women's Basketball Championship bracket here.

The Hilltoppers did so on November 23 when they took down Purdue 77-73 behind a balanced scoring attack (four players scored in double digits). With a possible repeat of last year's national championship, you won't want to miss all of the action.

A potential Elite Eight matchup between SC and UConn would pit two of this year's top prospects against one another.

A No. 1 seed for the first time in school history, Mississippi State is seeking its first national championship. It gets better because the two seed is the SC women.

It was announced tonight on ESPN during the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Selection Show the the Notre Dame women's basketball team would be a 1-seed in the NCAA Tournament.

Joining UConn on the one line are SEC regular season champion Mississippi State, ACC regular season co-champion and tournament champion Louisville, and ACC regular season co-champion Notre Dame.

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Albany is slated to host regional semifinals and finals the weekend of March 24-26, and if the seeds hold, UConn would meet SC for a spot in the Final Four.

Both Vivians and Canada earned Third Team All-America honors by espnW. He improved that figure to 19.3 this year while also grabbing 7.5 boards per game. Canada offers a combination of scoring (16.8 ppg), playmaking (6.9 apg) and defense (3.2, 12th in NCAA) that few prospects can match. All of the top four teams in each region host the opening two rounds at home.

There were five teams vying for the four No. 1 seeds in the NCAA Tournament on Monday, and when the music stopped, Baylor was left without a chair.

Therefore, keep an eye on all of the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds on Tuesday and Wednesday. Vegas also has No. 3 seed MI with the fourth-best odds to take home the whole thing after winning the Big Ten Tournament, but after seeing Rutgers make a serious run in that tournament, don't hop on the Wolverine bandwagon too quickly. Lysander Bracey closed the scoring in the game and the season for Hampton with a deep 3-pointer for an 84-63 final score. She needs just 61 points to pass Jackie Stiles for second all-time behind Kelsey Plum.

The Lexington Regional is stacked with former NCAA Tournament winners with Baylor the two-seed, Tennessee the three and Stanford the four. Rutgers went 5-6 against the RPI top-50 teams to Oklahoma's 1-8.

Not only should this region offer plenty of competitive matchups, but there will be a handful of senior prospects to watch as they close out their collegiate careers.