From players to watch and potential upsets to the best games in the first round, espnW breaks down each region of the women's NCAA tournament.
Before the season tips off Friday, espnW.com offers its predictions for conference champions, Final Four teams and who will be crowned national champion in Nashville, Tenn.
Joanna McFarland matched her career-high with 14 points, Lyndsey Cloman scored 10 and No. 14 Oklahoma relied on improved post play to beat Missouri 69-47 on Saturday.
Tanisha Smith scored 19 points, Danielle Adams added 18 and Texas A&M cruised to a 78-55 win over Oklahoma.
Pepperdine (14-16), the No. 15 seed, will play second-seeded Oklahoma (29-4) here at 1 p.m. ET Saturday (ESPN2) in the opening game of the NCAA Tournament's San Antonio regional.
Freshman Courtney Paris scored 18 points and Chelsi Welch and Britney Brown added 16 apiece to lead Oklahoma (No. 14 ESPN/USA Today, No. 13 AP) past Texas A&M 81-72 on Saturday.