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2018 Schedule
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Louisville's Walz banned 1 NCAA tourney game

Louisville coach Jeff Walz has received a one-game NCAA tournament suspension for comments he made toward NCAA committee members and staff at the scorer's table during the Women's Final Four.

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173dMechelle Voepel

Yes, the Women's Final Four was the best ever

With all four No. 1 seeds, it could have ended in a predictable Final Four. Instead, this past weekend was the best women's college basketball has ever seen.

Okorie: 'We stood by our girls' (3:48)
Schaefer proud of toughness, embracing grind (2:20)
Teaira McCowan lifts Mississippi State to title game (1:19)
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176dPat Borzi

A technical foul and opportunity lost for Louisville

Sam Fuehring's controversial technical foul took the junior forward out of the game and was the beginning of the end to the Cardinals' goal of making it to the NCAA championship game.

Mississippi State heads to title game with OT victory (1:41)
Bulldog faithful cheer on MSU at Final Four (2:15)
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176dCharlie Creme

How Mississippi State beat Louisville in overtime in the Final Four

After 15 lead changes, Teaira McCowan and Mississippi State are back in the NCAA title game after winning in overtime in the semifinals for the second straight season. McCowan, who played every minute, had 21 points and a Final Four-record 25 rebounds.

Schaefer appreciative of another Final Four appearance (2:36)
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177dGraham Hays

Female assistants have big presence in Final Four

As high profile as the head coaches are in Columbus, the coaching staffs at their disposal are no less impressive. Eleven of 12 assistant coaches are women.

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Final Four teams set to reel in top recruits

We've heard a lot about UConn recruits Olivia Nelson-Ododa and Christyn Williams this week. But Notre Dame, Louisville and Mississippi State also have some big-time prospects heading their way.

Louisville's Durr overcomes stutter with help from her coach (1:06)

Holly Rowe ESPN Reporter 

These are precious moments for Asia Durr and her brother TJ. She says he is her best friend. After surviving a brain tumor years ago, he vowed to go to college with Asia. Now a @UofLwbb manager TJ spends his time helping his sister and her Cardinals at the Final Four. Just beautiful.

Holly Rowe ESPN Reporter 

At the Women's Final Four, Louisville Coach Jeff Walz, in an unusual move, opened the "closed" practice today. He explains why. @UofLWBB

Holly Rowe ESPN Reporter 

Louisville in the house for the Final Four we asked the starters what they think! @UofLwbb

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179dCharlie Creme

Everything you need to know about the Final Four field

The Final Four will be a battle of heavyweights as all four No. 1 seeds advanced. Before they take the court Friday, we look at the moments that propelled them to Columbus and preview the national semifinals.

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180dGraham Hays

Hines-Allen grows up on and off the court for Louisville

The Cardinals wouldn't be in Columbus without Myisha Hines-Allen or her willingness to fit alongside star Asia Durr. Now Louisville's lone senior could cap a career of growth with the program's first national title.

Louisville cruises to advance to Final Four (0:58)
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181dGraham Hays

Defense drives top-seeded Louisville to Columbus

Stars Asia Durr and Myisha Hines-Allen did their part, combining for 34 points. But Louisville is headed to the Final Four after executing a defensive game plan perfectly tailored to take away Oregon State's strengths.

Durr soaks in advancing to national semifinal (0:54)