Several mid-major teams are close to wrapping up unbeaten conference seasons, including Missouri Valley leader Drake, which replaces Green Bay in the top spot of our mid-major rankings.
2017 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/12W 78-46
- 11/13W 102-38
- 11/1811W 68-63
- 11/24L 78-66
- 11/2510L 87-69
- 11/26W 71-41
- 12/3W 79-39
- 12/8W 79-61
- 12/11W 73-54
- 12/19W 67-56
- 12/22W 72-42
- 12/29L 79-69
- 12/31L 65-63
- 1/5W 61-46
- 1/7W 67-55
- 1/12W 80-56
- 1/14W 79-75
- 1/19W 51-39
- 1/21W 85-50
- 1/26W 57-55
- 1/28W 83-61
- 2/2W 87-52
- 2/4W 50-49
- 2/9W 73-61
- 2/11W 59-58
- 2/16L 77-72
- 2/18W 74-58
- 2/23W 62-57
- 2/25L 71-63
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For the first time this season, little changed at the top of Graham Hays' mid-major rankings. But while the top four stayed the same, Colorado State landed at No. 6 and James Madison at No. 9.
For two straight polls, the No. 1 team in espnW's mid-major rankings promptly lost. So the top spot changes hands for the fourth time in five tries, with Green Bay returning for a second go.
New poll, new No. 1. Drexel takes over the top spot in espnW's mid-major rankings. Three new teams -- Saint Louis, Western Kentucky and Boise State -- joined the top 10.
With three victories against power conference schools, Gonzaga climbed to No. 1 in espnW's mid-major poll. Two new teams -- South Dakota and Harvard -- joined the top 10.
Thought we were done talking about a 1-vs.-2 showdown? Not so fast. Green Bay and South Dakota State, the top teams in espnW's mid-major poll, clash Friday. Five new teams joined the top 10.
Jill Barta had 18 points and a career-high 12 rebounds and No. 25 Gonzaga cruised to a 71-41 win over Winthrop on Saturday to end a two-game losing streak at the Paradise Jam tournament.
Leticia Romero scored 25 points, and No. 10 Florida State used a big first-quarter run to pull away from No. 25 Gonzaga for an 87-69 victory Friday in the Paradise Jam tournament.
Katelynn Flaherty made four 3-pointers and scored 22 points, Siera Thompson added five 3s and 21 points, and Michigan beat No. 25 Gonzaga 78-66 in the Paradise Jam on Thursday night.
South Dakota State remains on top, but Gonzaga jumps six spots to No. 2 after its first win in program history over Stanford. Drexel, which upset Syracuse, and three other teams join the top 10.
Jill Barta made 8 of 10 from the field and finished with 26 points, including two late free throws, Elle Tinkle added 18 points and three blocked shots and Gonzaga beat No. 11 Stanford 68-63 on F
Erica McCall scored 23 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and No. 16 Stanford closed the game with a 19-1 run to defeat Gonzaga 65-48 on Sunday.
Tennessee beat Gonzaga 73-69 in overtime Saturday to advance to the Spokane Regional final.
Tennessee 73, Gonzaga 69 (OT)
Tennessee trailed by 17 with six and a half minutes to go in regulation but came back to send it to overtime and then got the win and head to the Elite Eight. Box score
Headed to OT: Gonzaga 63, Tennessee 63
Tennessee came back from a 17-point deficit and they'll be extra time in Spokane. Watch on ESPN/WatchESPN
Tennessee coming back
A 17-point Gonzaga lead is now down to 1 thanks to full-court pressure and aggressive offense. Watch the finish
Gonzaga dominating in the second
At the break it was tied at 34, since then it's been all Bulldogs against the Lady Vols.
Halftime: Gonzaga 34, Tennessee 34
Gonzaga had a 9-point lead with six minutes to go but the Lady Vols came back thanks to two 3-pointers in the last minute of the half. Watch on ESPN/WatchESPN
Tennessee faces Gonzaga on ESPN
In what's basically an away game for the No. 2 Lady Vols, some players seem to enjoy a hostile atmosphere. "When the other team's fans are booing us, we say: 'They love us, they love us,'" said Tennessee's Cierra Burdick. The 11th-seeded Zags will be playing only about a mile away from home. Watch on ESPN/WatchESPN
No. 2 Tennessee held off No. 11 Gonzaga in overtime after erasing a 17-point deficit in the second half to advance to the Elite Eight.
Tennessee persisted through one possession after another until it came all the way back from a 17-point deficit, and then triumphed in overtime even when it failed to hit a field goal.
Gonzaga isn't a stranger to silencing doubters and making a run in the NCAA tournament despite being a double-digit seed once again. But now the Bulldogs have the luxury of doing it 2 miles from their campus thanks to Garth Brooks.
Will seeds hold in the Sweet 16? Our writers predict which teams will win in the regional semifinals. Chalk dominated the picks, with the exception of one big underdog.
Emma Wolfram scored a career-high 17 points and 11th-seeded Gonzaga held off a furious late rally by the Oregon State Beavers on their home court for a 76-64 victory on Sunday.
Keani Albanez and Sunny Greinacher each scored 19 points to help No. 11 Gonzaga upset sixth-seeded George Washington 82-69 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday night.