Exactly which team is the underdog in Tuesday's Big East final? Yes, UConn has lost six of its last seven to Notre Dame. But the Irish have never won the conference tournament, going 0-for-6 against the Huskies in championship games.
Stefanie Dolson scored 24 points and Maya Moore added 22 to help No. 1 Connecticut win its fourth straight Big East tournament championship with a 73-64 victory over Notre Dame (No. 7 ESPN/USA Today, No. 10 AP) on Tuesday night.
Kalana Greene scored 15 points to help top-ranked Connecticut rout West Virginia (No. 8 ESPN/USA Today, No. 9 AP) 60-32 on Tuesday night for its 72nd straight win and 16th Big East tournament championship.
Renee Montgomery scored 20 points and Connecticut moved a big step closer to its first regular-season Big East championship in three years with an 84-56 victory over Louisville (No. 19 ESPN/USA Today; No. 20 AP) on Tuesday night.
Jewell Loyd scored 18 of her 26 points in the second half, and No. 2 Notre Dame capped its perfect first run through the Atlantic Coast Conference by beating No. 10 Duke 69-53 on Sunday night in the league tournament final.