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2017 Schedule
23-5, 1st in Horizon
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12dGraham Hays

Drake is new No. 1 in espnW mid-major poll

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.

Green Bay rolls past Youngstown State (0:30)
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27dGraham Hays

Rams, Dukes break into espnW mid-major poll

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.

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40dGraham Hays

Green Bay returns to top of espnW mid-major poll

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.

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67dGraham 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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80dGraham 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.

Notre Dame survives scare from Green Bay (0:40)
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117dGraham 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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345dMechelle Voepel

Tennessee, Cooper deliver in crunch time

Tennessee has fallen short in the fourth quarter too often. But Te'a Cooper -- a freshman playing her first NCAA tournament game -- helped the Lady Vols find their inner steal to beat Green Bay.

Warlick: 'We knew this game wasn't going to be pretty' (2:20)
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Lady Vols finish strong to outlast Green Bay

The Lady Vols trailed much of the game against Wisconsin-Green Bay but used a 10-0 run to take control in the final minutes and won 59-53 Friday in the first round of the NCAA women's tournament.

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345dMechelle Voepel

Instant Analysis: How Tennessee beat Green Bay

Even when things weren't going well for Tennessee -- which was much of the game -- the Lady Vols kept composure and made just enough key baskets to hold off Green Bay.

Lady Vols in trouble

No. 7-seed Tennessee was trailing Green Bay by 1 point entering the 4th quarter. The Lady Vols are 0-9 this season when trailing after three quarters. Streaming live on WatchESPN

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Sioux Falls Region preview: All eyes on SEC

South Carolina is an overwhelming favorite to reach another Final Four, Tennessee might have more to prove than any team, and Florida -- despite lacking momentum -- could be a dark horse.

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349dGraham Hays

Five burning questions off the women's bracket

What will it take to beat UConn? Does Notre Dame have the toughest path of the top seeds? Which team could crash the Final Four? Graham Hays tackles the tough questions, including best openers.

Lady Vols working on consistency before tournament (3:56)
Green Bay crushes Milwaukee to win Horizon League (0:38)