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.
Natalie Achonwa had 22 points and 12 rebounds, Skylar Diggins added 21 points and seven assists and second-ranked Notre Dame routed No. 10 Louisville 93-64 Monday night, the 18th straight victory for the Fighting Irish.
Skylar Diggins scored 20 points and Ashley Barlow added 18 to lead Notre Dame (No. 5 ESPN/USA Today, No. 4 AP) to a 78-60 victory over Louisville on Tuesday, giving Fighting Irish coach Muffet McGraw her 600th career victory.