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2018 Schedule
3rd in Pac-12
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179dGraham Hays

Defense drives top-seeded Louisville to Columbus

Stars Asia Durr and Myisha Hines-Allen did their part, combining for 34 points. But Louisville is headed to the Final Four after executing a defensive game plan perfectly tailored to take away Oregon State's strengths.

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Louisville routs Oregon State 76-43 to reach Final Four

Asia Durr scored 18 points, Myisha Hines-Allen added 16 and top-seeded Louisville earned its first Final Four berth since 2013 with a 76-43 rout of No. 6 seed Oregon State on Sunday in the women's NCAA Tournament Lexington Region final.

Cardinals scores on back-to-back turnovers (0:40)
Durr fires from deep (0:23)
Durr heats up from the 3-point line (0:35)
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179dGraham Hays

Top-seeded Louisville locks up spot in Final Four

A No. 1 seed for the first time, Louisville is the first team to punch its ticket to Columbus. The Cardinals, who are making their third Final Four appearance, forced No. 6 seed Oregon State into 17 turnovers and limited Marie Gulich to 14 points.

Oregon State's hustle pays off with 3-pointer (0:36)
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Expert picks: Predicting the Elite Eight

Just three years ago, all four No. 1 seeds reached the Final Four. Will chalk hold all the way to Columbus, or will there be upsets in the Elite Eight? Oregon, not defending-champion South Carolina, might be the No. 2 seed that shakes things up.

Allison Williams ESPN Reporter 

Check out the arm on this one! With @BeaverWBB Mikayla Pivec, who can hurl a 🏀 and javelin!

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180dGraham Hays

Louisville in new role in Elite Eight

Five years ago, Louisville pulled off one of the greatest upsets in women's NCAA tournament history. But on Sunday in the Elite Eight, the top-seeded Cardinals are the favorite against a team that is on a roll.

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181dGraham Hays

Oregon State upends No. 2 seed Baylor in Sweet 16

After winning on the road in the second round, Oregon State is right at home in the Lexington Regional. The sixth-seeded Beavers upset No. 2 seed Baylor in the Sweet 16, snapping the Lady Bears' 30-game winning streak.

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181dGraham Hays

Beavers ace Sweet 16 test against Baylor

Oregon State notched a historic win in the second round. Friday was even more impressive. After three cross-country flights and squeezing in finals on campus, the Beavers kept it simple in bouncing second-seeded Baylor out of the Sweet 16.

Allison Williams ESPN Reporter 

Before taking the court @BeaverWBB yells this German saying in locker room. Led by their German Sr C Marie Gulich...best part is she won't tell them what they're saying! ‬Beavers battle Baylor Bears Friday night in Lexington 7:00pm ESPN2

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183dGraham Hays

Beavers have been building up Gülich for this moment

How well 6-foot-5 Marie Gülich plays 6-7 Kalani Brown on Friday (ESPN2, 7 p.m. ET) will likely determine whether Oregon State -- in the Sweet 16 for the third season in a row just a decade removed from oblivion -- can beat Baylor in the regional semis.

Landers: 'This Oregon State team is excellent offensively' (2:16)
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186dGraham Hays

Oregon State keeps its cool in Tennessee upset

The Beavers became the first team to beat the Lady Vols on their home court in the history of the women's NCAA tournament -- not by playing the game of their lives but by playing like themselves for three quarters.

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Tennessee loses in NCAAs for first time at home

Tennessee lost for the first time at home in women's NCAA Tournament history when Marie Gulich had 14 points and 12 rebounds to lead sixth-seeded Oregon State to a 66-59 win on Sunday .

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186dGraham Hays

Oregon State stuns 3-seed Tennessee at home

Oregon State's first win over Tennessee sent the Beavers to the Sweet 16 -- but also marked the first time in program history that Tennessee missed the Sweet 16 in back-to-back seasons, and the Lady Vols' first home loss in 58 NCAA tournament games.

Oregon State wins with ease (0:37)
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188dGraham Hays

Oregon State sophomores ready for Lady Vols

While senior Marie Gulich led No. 6 Oregon State with 29 points and 15 rebounds, sophomores Mikayla Pivec and Kat Tudor were just as instrumental in leading the Beavers to a matchup against No. 3 Tennessee.

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193dGraham Hays

Five burning questions for the women's NCAA tournament bracket

Can Kelsey Mitchell and Ohio State make it to the Final Four in Columbus? Is top-seeded Louisville in the toughest region? Is Texas' Brooke McCarty the next Morgan William? And what are the best games and players to see in the early rounds?

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204dMechelle Voepel

Gülich grows into dominating center for Oregon State

There was a time when German native Marie Gülich didn't know what "March Madness" meant. Now a senior who has savored the chance to play college basketball and continued to elevate Oregon State, Gülich leads the No. 10 Beavers into the postseason.