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2018 Schedule
33-2, 1st in Big 12
Fortner: 'The zone affected Baylor terribly in the second half' (1:00)
Oregon State headed to Elite Eight, ends Baylor's 30-game win streak (0:39)
Gulich proud of team's effort against Baylor (1:23)
McWilliams drills clutch 3 for Beavers (0:24)
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88dGraham 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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88dGraham 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.

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90dGraham 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.

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Expert picks: Predicting the Sweet 16

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?

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90dMechelle Voepel

Kalani Brown: The basis for belief at Baylor

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.

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92dMechelle Voepel and Graham Hays

First look at the women's NCAA tournament Sweet 16 field

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?

Baylor's Brown powers in for layup (0:30)
Baylor's Brown hustles for putback layup (0:15)

ESPN Stats and Information  

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.

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UConn, ND, L'ville, MSU get women's top seeds

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.

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Women's bracket: Expert picks

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.

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99dGraham Hays

Women's bracket winners and losers

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.

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100dCharlie Creme

Everything you need to know for Selection Monday

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).

Baylor earns Big 12 title over Texas (1:01)