A Baylor win Wednesday over Oklahoma would have bumped the Lady Bears past Tennessee for the final No. 1 seed. Instead, the Lady Bears lost, allowing Maryland in this razor-thin race to jump past Baylor for the top No. 2 seed.
Could Notre Dame really end up in the Spokane Regional? Can Tennessee hold off Maryland and Baylor for the final No. 1 seed? And how does Oregon State factor into the Fighting Irish possibly having to head west once the tourney starts?
What can we really expect to learn when the NCAA selection committee unveils its current No. 1 seeds and top-20 teams Wednesday? Whether Princeton, James Madison and George Washington are included might be the biggest insights.
Determining the No. 2 seeds will be the selection committee's toughest task next weekend. But this season, being a 3-seed has its advantages, like playing on a neutral site in the first and second round.
Courtney Paris of Oklahoma is the first four-time All-American in women's college basketball, and sophomore Maya Moore of Connecticut is a unanimous selection in her second appearance on The Associated Press' All-America team.