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2018 Schedule
22-6, 2nd in Summit
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24dCharlie Creme

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.

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29dGraham Hays

Top three remain the same in mid-major rankings

Florida Gulf Coast, South Dakota State and Green Bay maintain their hold on the top of the mid-major rankings. But while the Jackrabbits are chasing the Eagles, there isn't a better mid-major player than South Dakota State's Macy Miller.

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36dCharlie Creme

Mid-majors missing an opportunity for at-large inclusion

The door seems open for mid-major teams to contend for at-large invitations to this year's NCAA tournament. But other than the familiar trio of Green Bay, South Dakota State and Florida Gulf Coast, many mid-majors have played themselves off the board.

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43dGraham Hays

FGCU takes over top spot in mid-major rankings

There's a new No. 1 as Florida Gulf Coast replaces Green Bay atop Graham Hays' biweekly mid-major poll. Mercer and Central Michigan break into the top 10.

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71dGraham Hays

Green Bay maintains hold atop espnW mid-major rankings

The Phoenix still lead the way and the top three remain the same in espnW's biweekly rankings. But Florida Gulf Coast jumps three spots to No. 4 and a pair of MAC teams make their debut.

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85dGraham Hays

Green Bay steps up to No. 1 in espnW mid-major rankings

Green Bay replaced South Dakota State on the top line, but No. 3 New Mexico made the biggest jump in espnW's biweekly rankings. Middle Tennessee and Belmont round out the top five.

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99dGraham Hays

South Dakota State starts out on top of mid-major rankings

With Macy Miller back after a knee injury sidelined her for most of last season, South Dakota State holds the top spot in our first poll of the season. Northern Colorado, Green Bay, Middle Tennessee and Western Kentucky round out the top five.

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428dGraham Hays

Gonzaga takes over top spot in espnW mid-major rankings

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.

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441dGraham Hays

Green Bay takes over top spot in espnW mid-major rankings

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.

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456dGraham Hays

Drexel makes debut in mid-major poll

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.

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478dGraham Hays

South Dakota State tops mid-major preseason poll

How competitive is women's basketball outside of the Power 5 conferences? The two mid-major teams that met in last season's WNIT final aren't even in our preseason rankings.

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702dMichelle Smith

Gritty Stanford ekes way to Sweet 16

This season's Stanford team isn't as dominant as it had been in the past, but the Cardinal's grit has led them to the Sweet 16, where they will meet top-seeded Notre Dame.

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Stanford rallies to advance to Sweet 16 (0:54)
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Breakdown of Stanford's thrilling comeback (1:57)
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Stanford survives on 3-point play with 8.2 to go

Lili Thompson made a go-ahead 3-point play with 8.2 seconds left, and Erica McCall delivered a big block moments later to lift No. 4 seed Stanford to its ninth straight Sweet 16.

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South Dakota State's upset bid denied

The Jackrabbits had a chance to be the fourth 12-seed in women's NCAA tournament history to make the Sweet 16, but their potential game-winning shot was blocked by Stanford.

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Tara VanDerveer and Lili Thompson Postgame Interview (2:42)
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South Dakota State's upset bid denied

The Jackrabbits had a chance to be the fourth 12-seed in women's NCAA tournament history to make the Sweet 16, but their potential game-winning shot was blocked by Stanford.

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702dMichelle Smith

Smith: How Stanford rallied past South Dakota State

Lili Thompson converted a three-point play with 8.2 seconds left to send the Cardinal past South Dakota State and into its ninth straight Sweet 16. Four Pac-12 teams reached the regional semis.

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704dMichelle Smith

Smith: How South Dakota State stunned Miami

For the second day in a row, a No. 12 seed upset a No. 5 seed, as South Dakota State jumped ahead early and hung on to beat Miami in Stanford's Maples Pavilion.

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704dMichelle Smith

Cardinal, Jackrabbits find Maples magic

It might have been a night of nostalgia for Stanford, which beat a very familiar foe in Jennifer Azzi in the first round, but South Dakota State was living in the moment with its huge upset.