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2017 Schedule
34-5, 2nd in SEC
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6dCharlie Creme

UConn is back on top in Way-Too-Early Top 25 for 2017-18

We crowned a champion barely two weeks ago, but how does your team stack up for next season? Presenting your first look at the best of the best of women's college basketball for 2017-18.

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22dMechelle Voepel

Title-game benching of 'Itty Bitty' causes big stir

Bulldogs coach Vic Schaefer sat star point guard Morgan "Itty Bitty" William for much of the title game against South Carolina, a move that continues to be second-guessed.

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William's UConn dagger lives on in sports history (1:32)
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22dMechelle Voepel

MSU's William 'not mad' after sitting late in loss

Mississippi State guard Morgan William didn't play in the fourth quarter of Sunday's NCAA final loss after hitting the buzzer-beating jumper to beat UConn on Friday night.

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Staley crosses another accomplishment off bucket list (1:18)
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Nell Yes: Shining moments from tournament (2:29)
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Schaefer: This team will always be special to me (2:50)
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Wilson powers South Carolina to first national title (1:37)
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Takeaways from South Carolina's NCAA championship win (2:20)

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A'Ja Wilson's has had a sensational night with 23 dominating points. She's got her Gamecocks less than 90 seconds from a National Championship.

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South Carolina has an 10 point lead over Mississippi State with 3 min left in the game. The whole building feels anxious and nervous. Lots of crowd chatter about Morgan Willam being on the bench for so long.

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South Carolina leads Mississippi State 58-50 with under 5 min to play. The Bulldogs are doing a better job on the boards in the 2nd half, but the Gamecocks still lead that battle 31-27.

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23dCharlie Creme

First-half analysis: How South Carolina won the first half

Mississippi State jumped to the an early lead, but South Carolina led by 10 points at halftime behind 11 points apiece from A'ja Wilson and Allisha Gray. Morgan William had just six points.

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23dGraham Hays

South Carolina finally wins first NCAA championship

The Gamecocks defeated Mississippi State the same way they reached the title game. They surrounded the Final Four's Most Outstanding Player, A'ja Wilson, with a supporting cast worthy of her.

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23dMechelle Voepel

At last, South Carolina coach Staley is an NCAA champion

When Dawn Staley ended her college career without an NCAA title, despite three Final Four trips, she "thought that was it." But Sunday the coach and her Gamecocks hoisted the championship trophy.

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Both looking to claim their first national title, the Gamecocks are slightly favored by FiveThirtyEight to beat the Bulldogs in Sunday's final (6:00 p.m. ET on ESPN/WatchESPN). South Carolina has beaten Mississippi State twice this season, including a 59-49 victory in the SEC title game.

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Meet the Players: Mississippi State (0:44)
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Fortner examines national championship matchup (2:34)
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Nell Yes: All SEC national championship (1:02)
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Fortner puts Mississippi State win into perspective (1:14)
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Can Mississippi State knock off South Carolina? (2:21)