Maryland always thought it was going to win. That confidence -- instilled by coach Brenda Frese -- was the difference Tuesday as the Terps came back for their first NCAA title.
Expect a wide-open game with plenty of scoring as the ACC's Duke and Maryland take aim at their first NCAA title on Tuesday. But the Blue Devils tip off as the favorite.
The play of LSU's Sylvia Fowles and the battle on the boards could be the difference when LSU meets Duke in the Final Four on Sunday.
Two former feisty point guards who are now coaches clash in one of the tourney's top first-round games.
Mark French and UCSB shouldn't be counted out vs. UConn yet, writes Nancy Lieberman.
ESPN analyst Nancy Lieberman expects Duke-La. Tech to be the best game in the Sweet 16.