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Final 8 teams vying for tourney berths revealed

The NCAA women's basketball tournament selection committee on Sunday released the final eight teams under consideration for the last four spots in the women's bracket: Buffalo, Creighton, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Purdue, Rutgers, USC and West Virginia.

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Which teams have most to gain during Champ Week?

Champ Week is here, which means time is running out for teams to make a last big push for an NCAA tournament bid and for seeding. What happens in the Big Ten tournament might have the biggest impact on the bubble.

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Reassessing the bubble teams

Applying the philosophy the NCAA Division I women's basketball committee appeared to use in its first reveal shed some light further down the S-curve. That was good news for Creighton, Purdue and Nebraska but not for TCU.

Notre Dame escapes Purdue's upset attempt in OT (0:52)
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No. 1 seed Notre Dame wins in OT to reach Sweet 16

A hot Purdue team and a Notre Dame squad that lost Brianna Turner before halftime almost resulted in an early exit for the No. 1 seed. But the Irish guards took control in overtime to win it.

Purdue rolls past Green Bay (0:37)
Maryland wins their 3rd Consecutive Big Ten Tournament championship. (0:32)
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Bracketology: Purdue in, Auburn out

In reaching the Big Ten final, Purdue played itself into the NCAA tournament -- and helped bumped Ohio State to a No. 5 seed. DePaul replaced the Buckeyes as a host in our latest projection through Saturday's games.

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Who were Friday's winners and losers?

Bracketology didn't feel any earthquakes on Friday, but a few tremors shook up Champ Week a bit. Some teams nailed down berths, while others might have played themselves out.

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Women's teams that will dance ... barely

Selection Monday was kind to these bubble teams, the final four to make the field:

  • St. Bonaventure
  • Princeton
  • Missouri
  • Purdue
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Lin Dunn: Reflecting on five decades, Part 2

From high-fiving President Obama to summarizing the greatest lessons she learned on the sidelines, Indiana Fever coach Lin Dunn shares her favorite moments and words of wisdom.

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Lin Dunn: Reflecting on five decades

Lin Dunn always thought she was a better basketball player than coach. Trouble was, she wasn't always allowed to play hoops. Indiana's coach reflects on her career, the constant fight against discrimination, and her many mentors and friends along the way.

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Notre Dame Regional breakdown

From players to watch and potential upsets to the best games in the first round, espnW breaks down each region of the women's NCAA tournament.

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Oklahoma City Regional breakdown

From players to watch and potential upsets to the best games in the first round, espnW breaks down each region of the women's NCAA tournament.

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Creme: Geography a big theme of the bracket

Notre Dame in Iowa City? Cal and Stanford together in Spokane? Penn State to Baton Rouge (again)? Charlie Creme tackles some of the bracket's biggest talking points, including Kansas' at-large berth and some inflated seedings for the Big Ten teams.

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Hays: Mingo, Purdue are back ... is the Big Ten?

Illness and injury kept Drey Mingo off the court for two years. Sunday, she led Purdue to the Big Ten tournament title against Michigan State, the most recent team from the conference to reach the Final Four -- in 2005.