Chloe Jackson made a layup to put Baylor ahead with 3. Ogunbowale was fouled trying for a layup, then missed the first of two free throws with 1.
Baylor won For the women, there was an unpleasant surprise before the tournament even began when the field was revealed early thanks to a production error. ESPN apologized and scrambled to air an early selection show to release the brackets while screenshots of the picks were shared across social networks.
In the midst of our preparation, the bracket was mistakenly posted on ESPNU,'' the network said in a statement. We will conduct a thorough review of our process to ensure it doesn't happen in the future. The No. Baylor was the overall top seed in the field and will be trying to reach the Final Four for the first time since The team has won 23 consecutive games - the longest active streak.
The Irish are looking to repeat as champions and are potentially better than the team that won the school's first championship since last season. Notre Dame returns most of its team from last year, including Final Four MVP Arike Ogunbowale, who hit game-winning shots in the semifinals and championship game.
The Huskies, seeded second, avenged a regular-season loss to No. The pieces dusted the shoulders of his blue suit jacket and hid inside the top of his unbuttoned shirt.
The team also added talented forward Brianna Turner, who missed last season with a knee injury. Mississippi State is the No. Louisville is the top choice in the Albany Regional, where No. We played an outstanding schedule.
At the end of the day, I thought we might be going to Albany as 1 or 2,'' Louisville coach Jeff Walz said. The veteran coach said he expects to have the support of the UConn fans if his team reaches the Sweet 16 and plays in upstate New York.
Maryland is the No.
It's the first time since that the Huskies aren't a No. UConn will try to continue its record Final Four run, looking to advance that far for the 12th consecutive year.
The women's tournament begins Friday. Other top seeds in Greensboro are No. State and No. The Fighting Irish will potentially play their first two games at home before only having to drive 90 minutes to Chicago for the regional.
The Pac and Big Ten each have six teams.