DENVER -- The Pepsi Center here near the foothills of the Rocky Mountains is an appropriate name of the arena for Tuesday night's NCAA title game between Baylor (39-0), the overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA women's basketball tournament, and Notre Dame (35-3), the overall second No. 1 seed, because the showdown between two of the season's top national powers is expected to have lots of pop.
INDIANAPOLIS – A participant in six national championships and 12 NCAA Final Four appearances, longtime college assistant and head coach Mickie DeMoss has joined the Indiana Fever as an assistant to Head Coach Lin Dunn. DeMoss joins returning assistant coach Stephanie White on the Fever bench.
NEW ORLEANS, La. --- Katrina McClain, Georgia Basketball's first-ever National Player of the Year in 1987 who went on to become a three-time U.S. Olympian, has been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The Hall's Class of 2012 was announced on Monday in New Orleans in association with the NCAA Men's Final Four.
DENVER – In one of the all-time semifinal thrillers at the Women’s Final Four, Notre Dame rallied twice Sunday night with the game on the line to oust its Big East rival national heavyweight Connecticut 83-75 in overtime for the second straight year and move on to Tuesday night’s NCAA championship.
Stanford women's basketball has been there, done that. The Cardinal have played in every single conference championship game in the 11-year span since the PAC-12 (until this year, when Utah and Colorado joined the league, the PAC-10) began holding its annual Women's Basketball Tournament in 2002. The Cardinal have taken the conference crown in nine of those 11 seasons, and they did it again this season, for the sixth year in a row, with a 77-62 victory over an unexpectedly powerful Cal team making just its second visit ever to the championship game.
Denver, CO (Sports Network) - In a fierce rivalry, it took a fifth-year senior to put Notre Dame over the top of Connecticut and into the NCAA Tournament's championship game for a second straight season.