The fact Rutgers didn't win Tuesday should not be the lingering memory of the 2006-07 Scarlet Knights. Rather, it's the fact that they were playing Tuesday.
Apr 4 9:28 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Back in 1998, we might have wondered when somebody besides Tennessee would win the NCAA title. Who knew a nine-year drought was coming? But the Lady Vols were back on top Tuesday.
Apr 4 8:47 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Tuesday's title game marks a silver-anniversary reunion for coaches Pat Summitt and C. Vivian Stringer. And there's no women's coaching matchup with more history.
Apr 4 5:17 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Tennessee is the predictable favorite. But Rutgers isn't buying into the underdog role. Both teams' amazing seasons will come to an end Tuesday -- but only one will be a winner.
Apr 3 12:56 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
UNC looked bound for the NCAA title game. And then everything went wrong. So wrong that even Duke fans probably felt bad for the Tar Heels.
Apr 2 11:27 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
With eight minutes left in Sunday's semifinal, it looked like Tennessee would be headed home. But Candace Parker and the Lady Vols executed at the end of the game better than UNC to earn a trip to Tuesday's title game.
Apr 2 4:09 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Talk about your matchup nightmares. Come Sunday, can North Carolina keep Candace Parker in check? And can the Lady Vols keep up with the Tar Heels' athletic posts?
Apr 1 1:48 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Tennessee appears to be the favorite. But this expert says this is the kind of Final Four where anybody could win and it wouldn't be a total surprise.
Apr 1 1:48 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
The day before the semifinals is always the busiest day of the Final Four. Saturday didn't disappoint.
Apr 1 1:47 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
LSU junior center Sylvia Fowles said Saturday there is no chance she'll skip her last season in order to enter Wednesday's WNBA draft.
Mar 31 7:01 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Choosing to stay at Duke or take the head coaching job at Texas is a monumental and agonizing choice for Gail Goestenkors. It's a decision she has more than earned the right to make -- and have respected by everyone.
Apr 1 2:09 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Forget "rock" or "roll" "defense" is the buzz word in Cleveland. All four teams play it well and will be counting on defense to help them advance in the Final Four.
Mar 30 11:29 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Tennessee's redshirt sophomore Candace Parker has said she will not be entering Wednesday's WNBA draft, although technically she would be eligible. However, LSU junior Sylvia Fowles is also eligible -- thanks to the fact that she will turn 22 in this calendar year.
Mar 30 7:24 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
The Purdue careers of Katie Gearlds and Erin Lawless ended with a loss to UNC, but the seniors left everything they had on the floor.
Mar 29 9:54 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
For some, the lasting impression of Duke senior Lindsey Harding will be her costly two missed free throws. But don't forget how Harding -- ESPN.com's Player of the Year -- dominated the hardwoods in 2006-07.
Mar 28 6:32 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Unlike the other three regional finals, Dallas' Elite Eight matchup was a competitive game -- until UNC's Erlana Larkins and Ivory Latta pushed it out of Purdue's reach.
Mar 28 3:43 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Four months ago, with no seniors, an injury to the top returner and five freshmen on board, the Scarlet Knights might have been thinking next year would be their season to shine. But thanks to that trademark defense and some magical maturation, Rutgers is headed to Cleveland.
Mar 27 1:21 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Matee Ajavon's journey to the Final Four didn't just begin this season. It really started when she got on an airplane bound for the United States in 1992.
Mar 29 6:00 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Three No. 1 seeds reached the Elite Eight, which tips off Monday when Rutgers faces Arizona State.
Mar 26 1:00 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
It's a new year but another exquisitely painful NCAA Tournament exit for No. 1 overall seed Duke.
Mar 25 11:07 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
The matchup that tragedy prevented will happen after all as fourth-seeded Rutgers and No. 3 seed ASU will clash in Monday's Elite Eight.
Mar 25 12:41 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Curt Miller called his Bowling Green team the "party crashers" of Greensboro. But don't let the No. 7 seed fool you. No one's really too surprised to see the Falcons in the regional semifinals.
Mar 24 6:17 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Yes, Alison Bales is 6 feet, 7 inches tall. But who she is and how she became comfortable with her size are much more intriguing than how tall the Duke senior stands.
Mar 23 9:44 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Rene Portland's resignation Thursday brought relief -- and the hope that the rotting toothache that Penn State women's hoops had become can now start healing.
Mar 22 6:07 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
After a mass carnage of the 2-seeds, there's some new blood in the Sweet 16. And after the first two rounds, we've learned not to discount the unexpected.
Mar 22 4:37 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel