No bracket is flawless, but this year's field is pretty sound. And although some top teams will be playing on the "road," and some very familiar matchups might await, right now, there's no easy path for any team -- except, maybe, UConn.
Nell Fortner isn't exactly known for settling down in one place. But by persuading others to stay close to home, Fortner and the Auburn Tigers are 10-0 and ranked in the top 10 for the first time since 2000.
Katie Smith and Deanna Nolan know shooters aren't supposed to stop just because the ball, net and rim aren't cooperating. And their persistence paid off with a come-from-behind win Friday to even the WNBA Finals.