A quick look at what happened in the first half of the national championship game between top-seeded Connecticut and fifth-seeded Louisville.
Connecticut beat fifth-seeded Louisville on Tuesday in New Orleans to win its eighth national title.
With Connecticut's latest title, senior Kelly Faris was able to bring the Huskies' championship story full circle.
The right side of the bracket? Business as usual. But the left pits two teams few picked to reach New Orleans. On Sunday, it's Notre Dame vs. UConn and Louisville vs. Cal as a trio of Big East teams crashes the party in the Big Easy.
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Walking near the Terrapins locker room afterward, after they barely escaped Louisville's full-tilt upset attempt, the vibe was very distinct: We survived another day -- that's all. No more, no less.
Alyssa Thomas' game has evolved since she was signed by Maryland out of high school. And the sophomore is about to add another dimension to her already strong play.
Maryland, the No. 2 seed, defeated Navy in its opening-round NCAA women's tournament game, 59-44, gradually pulling away as the second half wore on.
UConn and Notre Dame know each other too well to have their fourth game of the season come down to X's and O's. Sunday's semifinal is simply about which team has more playmakers step up.