Proving once again Baylor is more than Brittney Griner, the Lady Bears improved to 39-0, getting a huge game from a senior reserve guard on a night Griner and Odyssey Sims were bottled up by Stanford's defense.
Baylor is 38-0, hoping to become just the seventh Division I team to go undefeated and using a painful loss from last season as motivation. But instead of feeling pressure, the Lady Bears are relaxed at the Final Four.
How good can a potentially world-class player help make a team from a so-called mid-major conference? With Elena Delle Donne leading the way, Delaware is ranked for the first time, undefeated in league play and off to a 19-1 start.
UConn stands one win away from the program's seventh title, capping a second consecutive undefeated season and extending its victory streak to 78 games. But these Huskies are admiring the past, not competing with it.
No one's arguing who's the No. 1 team in the land. But the nation's only other undefeated team, the Nebraska Huskers, are one of the country's hottest teams, drawing a school-record 13,303 fans Saturday as they improved to 17-0.
With the most dynamic freshman in the country, one of the remaining undefeated teams and the usual collection of NCAA tournament hopefuls, the Big 12 could be the most interesting conference this season.