Louisville didn't complete its Cinderella run with a national title, but Tuesday's loss to UConn will not diminish what the Cardinals accomplished over the past few weeks.
While Connecticut still looks like a team in search of an identity, Notre Dame played like a team with all the answers and no weak links to win its first outright Big East title.
For 25 minutes, Stanford outplayed No. 1 UConn, leading by two points at halftime. But then the Huskies played defense like few even know how to pull out an 80-68 victory.
Arizona State hopes its deep bench and hockey-like substitutions will help the Sun Devils pull off the biggest upset of the season against unbeaten UConn on Tuesday with a spot in the Final Four on the line.