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2016 Schedule
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Quick Dish: Five observations from opening day

From a pair of upsets by teams from the state of New York to the day's biggest performances, Charlie Creme recaps everything you need to know from the opening day of the women's NCAA tournament.

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Katie Abrahamson-Henderson and Imani Tate Postgame Interview (1:45)
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Albany upsets Florida 61-59 in First Round

Eleanna Christinaki leads Florida with 11 points but the Gators fall short vs. the Albany Great Danes' 61-59 in the First Round of the Women's NCAA Tournament.

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President shocks with FSU but picks UConn title

While it might not be a surprise that President Obama is picking UConn to win the women's title, he does have a shocker to crash the Final Four in Indy.

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Butler: 'Gators don't care about seed number' (2:43)

Women's final: Duke 54, Albany 52

Four-seed Duke survived a tough challenge from Albany to improve to 22-0 all-time in opening-round tournament games. Rebecca Greenwell had 20 points to lead the way.

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Spokane 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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Albany takes America East title over Hartford

Shereesha Richards had 28 points, Imani Tate added 18 points and nine rebounds, and Albany beat injury-plagued Hartford 84-75 on Friday to win the America East Conference title and an NCAA berth.

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654dGraham Hays

Ten mid-major players to watch

Talent exists everywhere in college basketball, not just on campuses with big football stadiums. With that in mind, here are the mid-major players who will make it worth the effort to seek them out.

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WVU uses 16-2 run to top Albany in opener

Christal Caldwell scored 26 points, Bria Holmes added 20, and West Virginia defeated Albany 76-61 in the opening round of the NCAA tournament on Sunday.

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Albany tops Stony Brook, wins America East

Shereesha Richards had 26 points, Sarah Royals added 19 points and eight assists, and top-seeded Albany beat second-seeded Stony Brook 70-46 on Monday to win the America East title and earn the conference's automatic bid into the NCAA tournament.

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1252dGraham Hays

Hays: Keys to North Carolina's win

Third-seeded North Carolina found a way to escape Albany. So how did the Tar Heels advance out of the first round.