With a big assist from Tennessee, Stanford took over at No. 1 in The Associated Press poll on Monday -- the first time the Cardinal have led the rankings since December 1996.
At halftime of the Baylor-Stanford national semifinal, UConn's Geno Auriemma and Tennessee's Pat Summitt were honored along with the other coaches of the U.S. Olympic women's basketball team.
Candace Parker went to Tennessee to help fill up the trophy case some more. And winning an NCAA title and Final Four Most Outstanding Player honors for the second year in a row was the perfect farewell for her college career.