After helping UConn down a trio of top-15 teams, Bria Hartley nabbed our weekly honor.
Connecticut is the heavy favorite in the new American Athletic Conference.
The third meeting of the season between UConn and Rutgers -- with a trip to the Final Four on the line -- will be determined by which team rebounds better and takes advantage of its second-chance opportunities.
Back in November, Rutgers routed George Washington by 25 points and UConn beat Old Dominion by 43. Will their rematches play out differently when they clash again in the Sweet 16 on Sunday?
Which region is the toughest? Which under-the-radar teams could make a run? Graham Hays answers the bracket's five biggest questions.
The 16 are set. Time to catch your breath? Hardly. Here are five questions to ponder before action resumes Saturday.