No team has dominated over the last five weeks like Notre Dame. Can the Irish repeat? They were unstoppable inside on Saturday in the first round.
2019 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/9W 103-58
- 11/12W 75-55
- 11/1715W 101-77
- 11/22W 81-65
- 11/23W 82-64
- 11/249W 91-81
- 11/2914W 105-71
- 12/22L 89-71
- 12/8W 72-56
- 12/16W 103-53
- 12/19W 94-53
- 12/2219W 87-63
- 12/30W 95-68
- 1/3W 100-44
- 1/6W 76-55
- 1/102W 82-68
- 1/13W 78-48
- 1/16W 80-51
- 1/20W 92-63
- 1/24W 77-62
- 1/27L 78-73
- 1/31W 101-63
- 2/3W 90-50
- 2/725L 72-65
- 2/1024W 97-70
- 2/13W 97-47
- 2/189W 95-72
- 2/21W 89-61
- 2/2517W 98-68
- 3/3W 103-66
- 3/8W 95-77
- 3/918W 91-66
- 3/103W 99-79
- 3/2316W 92-50
- 3/259h:mm a z, US/Eastern
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Arike Ogunbowale scored 23 points and teammate Jessica Shepard had a double-double as No. 3 Notre Dame, the No. 1 seed in the Chicago Region, began defense of its NCAA championship with a 92-50 victory over No. 16-seed Bethune-Cookman on Saturday.
From teams making their debut to where to look for upsets, we break down the top storylines to track as the 2019 women's tournament tips off Friday.
Notre Dame and Stanford are favorites to reach the regional semis. But don't expect the rest of the chalk to hold in this high-scoring region.
The NCAA bracket held few surprises, but UConn's No. 2 seed was the jaw-dropper. It's the first time since 2006 the Huskies aren't a 1-seed.
This NCAA tournament might be as wide open as any since 2006, which is also the last time UConn was not a No. 1 seed.
The ACC has eight teams in the field, including No. 1 seeds Notre Dame and Louisville. Tennessee and Central Michigan are also big winners.
Baylor was named the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA women's basketball tournament Monday.
Kim Mulkey's Baylor Lady Bears are ranked No. 1 in the final Associated Press women's basketball poll.
Is Mississippi State a lock for a 1-seed? Will Tennessee receive an at-large bid? Which teams will host? These are the biggest bracket questions.
From Baylor, the No. 1 overall seed, to Auburn, the last team in the field, Charlie Creme's final projection awaits Selection Monday (ESPN, 7 ET).
The nation's leading scorer, the NCAA record holder for triple-doubles and one of UConn's most prolific scorers lead espnW's All-Americans.
Oregon looked poised to climb to a No. 1 seed. Instead, Stanford took home another Pac-12 title -- and Mississippi State ended up on the top line.
The Bulldogs join Baylor, Notre Dame and UConn on the top line. Louisville and Oregon, which both lost Sunday, join Stanford and Iowa as 2-seeds.
Jessica Shepard had a season-high 30 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 4 Notre Dame claimed its fifth Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament title in six years by routing No. 3 Louisville 99-79 on Sunday.
When they overcame injuries to win the 2018 NCAA title, the Irish were a story of perseverance. If they win in 2019, it will be a story of dominance.
When Louisville and Notre Dame meet on Sunday (noon ET, ESPN2), the ACC tourney title and the NCAA's No. 1 seed in the Chicago Regional will be on the line.
Jackie Young had 18 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 4 Notre Dame advanced to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game by routing No. 18 Syracuse 91-66 on Saturday in a semifinal.
Arike Ogunbowale scored 28 points, and No. 4 Notre Dame beat North Carolina 95-77 on Friday in an Atlantic Coast Conference quarterfinal.
While all eyes are rightly on Louisville and Notre Dame in the ACC, Tennessee-LSU is the most impactful early-round game of any conference tournament.
The NCAA's top 16 seeds Monday held no surprises but produced a much more balanced bracket than last month's reveal. Baylor remains No. 1 overall.
Kim Mulkey's Baylor Lady Bears remain the unanimous No. 1 choice in the latest Associated Press women's basketball poll.