There is plenty of history between Baylor's Kim Mulkey and Tennessee's Pat Summitt.
History. Emotion. An undefeated streak on the line. Yes, Monday's regional final between Baylor and Tennessee will be quite the game. But both teams are not looking past this one game.
As the men move on to the Sweet 16 and the women prepare for the second round, our contributors reflect on the weekend that was, with all its upsets and bracket-busting potential, and let us know where their picks stand.
Alyssa Thomas' game has evolved since she was signed by Maryland out of high school. And the sophomore is about to add another dimension to her already strong play.
Miami senior guard Riquna Williams did not accompany the team to Spokane, Wash., where the Hurricanes are scheduled to face Idaho State in an NCAA tournament game.
Bailey Webster "hated" volleyball at first, but when a knee injury threatened her career, the 2012 NCAA tournament's MOP realized how much the game meant to her.
Alabama hasn't been around long, but it's come close to softball's big prize a few times. Wednesday was its breakthrough as the Crimson Tide won the WCWS title over Oklahoma.
For the first time since 2007, there will be a winner-take-all Game 3. Alabama saw to that with an 8-6 win against Oklahoma.
It was billed as a duel of pitchers Keilani Ricketts of Oklahoma and Jackie Traina of Alabama. Yet both pitchers batted cleanup, and produced, for their respective teams.
The Crimson Tide's six seniors don't mind the underclassmen grabbing the headlines. They just want their share of a championship.
LSU loyalists bring a bit of the Bayou to Oklahoma City to support the Lady Tigers in their bid to win the Women's College World Series.
Oklahoma's California recruits and Alabama's Southern roots saw to it that no Pac-12 team made the championship series for the first time since 1986.
Oklahoma's ace has been good for some time. In the postseason, she is 7-0 with a 0.16 ERA and 76 strikeouts in 45 innings.
ASU's Hillary Bach didn't throw a pitch during the postseason a year ago. But with the season on the line Saturday, she delivered a shutout against LSU.
It's Cal versus Oklahoma and Alabama versus Arizona State as softball's top powers do battle in a day for the ages at the WCWS.
Lauren Chamberlain is part of a slamming trio in the heart of Oklahoma's lineup.