Junior guard Jordyn Oliver hasn't let a gold medal or a verbal to Baylor slow her down.
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Notre Dame leads the way in our first look at 2018-19. So where does that leave Final Four participants UConn, Mississippi State and Louisville?
- UConn, ND, L'ville, MSU get women's top seeds
- UConn trio among women's Wooden finalists
- Baylor loses starting PG Wallace to torn ACL
- Mercer enters AP poll at 25; UConn still No. 1
Marie Gulich had 26 points, Kat Tudor added 16 and sixth-seeded Oregon State shot 58 percent in the second half to upset No. 2 seed Baylor 72-67 on Friday night in the women's NCAA Tournament Lexington Region semifinal.
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.
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.
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.
A pair of No. 11 seeds brought the #MACtion to the Sweet 16. Can Buffalo and Central Michigan pull off more upsets, or will chalk favor a field that still includes all the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds?
With depleted depth and a freshman who only took over point guard duties five games ago, Baylor had question marks heading into the NCAA tournament. But the No. 2 seed ran over its first two opponents and looks poised for a deep run.
All four No. 1 seeds and each No. 2 seed reached the regional semifinals. Only 16 teams are left. How did they advance to the Sweet 16 -- and what must they do to keep moving along in March?
Lauren Cox had 18 points with 16 rebounds, and Baylor is going to the NCAA Sweet 16 for the 10th year in a row after an 80-58 win over Michigan on Sunday night.
Lauren Cox had a career-high 30 points and 17 rebounds to lead four players in double figures, and second-seeded Baylor beat Grambling State 96-46 in the first round of the women's NCAA Tournament on Friday.
Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu and Marquette's Natisha Hiedeman delivered some of the biggest individual performances as the women's NCAA tournament got underway Friday. We wrap up all of the day's first-round action.
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Baylor has the 3rd-best chance (15.6%) to win the NCAA Women's Championship, according to ESPN's BPI Projections. The analytics may like the Bears' chances because UConn (36.9%) and Notre Dame (16.2%) are on the same side of the bracket and could clash in the Final Four.
As expected, the Connecticut Huskies are the overall top seed in the NCAA women's tournament. UConn's road to a 12th title could include a major road bump as defending national champion and No. 2 seed South Carolina awaits as a possible Elite Eight foe.
Sixty-four teams are in. The regions are set. But before the first round tips off Friday, espnW weighs in. We predict the Final Four and cast our votes for toughest region, best early-round games and more.
It's a lucky draw for Oregon and a rocky road for Duke, as Graham Hays breaks down the winners and losers after the selection committee revealed the women's NCAA tournament bracket.
Will Baylor wind up as a No. 1 seed? Is the bubble any clearer after the NCAA's final eight reveal on Sunday? And which 16 teams will host the early rounds? The women's NCAA tournament bracket will be revealed on Selection Monday (ESPN, 7 p.m. ET).
Kalani Brown scored 20 points to help No. 3 Baylor beat No. 7 Texas 77-69 in the Big 12 championship game on Monday night.