Does UConn's return to the Big East work for or against the rest of the league? Plus, DePaul and Villanova could have player of the year candidates.
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- 2/15W 42-41
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- 2/22L 65-41
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- 3/5W 56-42
- 3/6W 83-76
- 3/7L 64-59
- 3/19W 72-65
- 3/20L 64-63
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Using a single-simulation method, we picked the entire tournament using BPI-weighted coin flips.
Olivia Elger scored a career-high 28 points and powered Creighton's comeback from a 22-point deficit to snap No. 11 DePaul's 10-game winning streak 63-61 on Friday night.
The Big East has been a land of opportunity since UConn left. Teams like DePaul and Marquette know this is one last push for conference dominance.
Chante Stonewall scored 26 points, Lexi Held added 23 and Sonya Morris came up with a big steal in the closing seconds and No. 16 DePaul pulled out a 74-71 win over Creighton on Sunday.
Baylor, with the No. 1 team in men's basketball and the No. 2-ranked defending national champ in women's hoops, leads ESPN's updated combined rankings.
Holiday tournaments got off to a hot start, as No. 17 Indiana upset No. 5 South Carolina for its first victory over a top-five team since 2010.
Jaylyn Agnew scored a career-high 34 points with six 3-pointers, Tatum Rembao had 19 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists, and Creighton beat No. 23 West Virginia 82-75 on Thursday in the Cancun Challenge.
Audrey Faber scored 24 points and Creighton upset No. 13 Marquette 71-65 on Friday night.
Talking about parity is tricky on the same day UConn scored nearly 100 points in a half. But No. 12 seed Florida Gulf Coast and 11 seeds Central Michigan, Buffalo and Creighton ensured mid-majors will be represented in the second round.
It's a lucky draw for Oregon and a rocky road for Duke, as Graham Hays breaks down the winners and losers after the selection committee revealed the women's NCAA tournament bracket.
Will Baylor wind up as a No. 1 seed? Is the bubble any clearer after the NCAA's final eight reveal on Sunday? And which 16 teams will host the early rounds? The women's NCAA tournament bracket will be revealed on Selection Monday (ESPN, 7 p.m. ET).
The NCAA committee revealed the final eight teams being considered for the last four spots in the bracket. Nebraska didn't make the list. So what does that mean for the rest of the bubble? Charlie Creme lists Minnesota, Rutgers, Buffalo and Creighton as the "last four in." And the Cornhuskers are a No. 9 seed.
The NCAA women's basketball tournament selection committee on Sunday released the final eight teams under consideration for the last four spots in the women's bracket: Buffalo, Creighton, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Purdue, Rutgers, USC and West Virginia.
How did Saturday's eight conference tournament finals impact our latest projection? Six new teams -- Cal State Northridge, Elon, Grambling, Seattle, Stephen F. Austin and Western Kentucky -- joined the field. Rutgers, Buffalo, Creighton and Nebraska are the "last four in."
The NCAA tournament field is taking shape, as five more automatic bids were won Tuesday. That left South Dakota on the wrong side of the bubble, and Minnesota, Rutgers, Creighton and Nebraska as the "last four in."
The NCAA tournament field is taking shape, as two more automatic bids were won Monday. But all eyes are on the bubble, and in Charlie Creme's latest projection, Southern California is out and South Dakota State is in. Minnesota, Rutgers and Creighton join the Jackrabbits in the "last four in."
George Washington, Louisville, Mercer, Ohio State, Oregon and South Carolina punched their tickets Sunday. Charlie Creme's updated projection included only minor movement, with no new teams joining the 64-team field, and Minnesota, Creighton, Rutgers and Southern Cal still the "last four in."
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.
Two years after resigning as Nebraska's head coach amid allegations of bullying, Connie Yori is returning to women's basketball as a member of the staff at her alma mater, Creighton.
She prepared with an altitude mask, a FIBA ball and an adjusted 3-point line. Caitlin Clark, a sophomore-to-be at Iowa's Dowling Catholic, earned a spot on Team USA and is continuing to impress in Argentina.
UConn is continuing its run at No. 1 in the Associated Press women's basketball poll, while Creighton is ranked for the first time in 25 years.
Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer
All-injured team of Edmond Sumner, Maurice Watson, Eron Harris, Chris Clarke, OG Anunoby, Gavin Schilling, Ben Carter, Phil Booth, Jordan Woodard, Kenny Williams, John Egbunu, Udoka Azubuike could win a lot of games. And I know I've forgotten people. Just brutal.
Creighton sheds its mid-major label this season as it begins play in the Big East. The timing couldn't be better for the Bluejays.
UConn will face Vanderbilt in the first game of eight Monday. It will be Stefanie Dolson's height against Tiffany Clarke's quickness.