The final of the NCAA men's basketball tournament is set. Here's how to catch the culmination of March Madness. Shares After three weeks of basketball, March Madness is down to just two teams. Cord cutters can get their hoops fix, too, if they subscribe to the right service.
Can Notre Dame Repeat? Notre Dame's magical run to the championship a year ago was powered by Arike Ogunbowale, who is one of a few key players back and ready to earn a repeat title.
With so many weapons on offense, Muffet McGraw's team is going to be tough to knock out, but because the parity in women's basketball continues to rise, a handful of other programs are capable of winning it all. Unlike previous seasons, the Huskies aren't the overwhelming favorite to win the title, but Geno Auriemma's team carries plenty of motivation into the competition, as it hasn't made the championship game in the past two years.
Baylor and back-to-back runner-up Mississippi State are the other two projected No. Oregon and Iowa are two other programs to keep an eye on because they both possess players who can take over the game by themselves.
Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu is a triple-double machine who averages Iowa's Megan Gustafson is ready to star on the national stage, as she enters the tournament as the espnW National Player of the Year for leading the nation in scoring with 28 points per game.
All six of the aforementioned programs are capable of winning a title, which is why this season's tournament feels more open than in past years.
But it's never a bad idea to pick your bracket based off title-winning experience, and Notre Dame has that and the star power you need to take over a tournament for six games.
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