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Creme: Notre Dame-South Carolina primer

All-Americans Tiffany Mitchell and Jewell Loyd lead the Gamecocks and Irish into the Final Four. But the talent around them might decide Sunday's winner.

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MAC won't hold championships in Indiana

The Mid-American Conference is the latest to take a stand against the state of Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act.


Tyler's Tenacity

Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese cherishes every moment that she spends with her twin sons. Especially after one of her son's, Tyler Thomas, was diagnosed with cancer.

Final Four Previews

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Playing For Dawn Staley

South Carolina's women's basketball team describes what it is like playing for hall of famer Dawn Staley.

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ESPN.com 20th Anniversary: Top 20 Teams

ESPN.com celebrates its 20th anniversary this week. We highlight some of the top teams that characterized greatness in sports from 1995-2015.

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The Swagger of UConn

There's something different about UConn players, an aura of attitude, skill, personality, swagger. And it's overflowing. Kate Fagan explores the atmosphere of success Geno Auriemma has built in Storrs -- but it's not for everybody.


Geno Auriemma: Men's game a 'joke'

The UConn women's coach said maybe only 10 teams play a game he'd like to watch: "The bottom line is, nobody can score. And they'll tell you that it's because of great defense, great scouting, a lot of team work. Nonsense, nonsense. College men's basketball is so far behind the times it's unbelievable."

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UConn the best vs. the best

In the last 10 years, UConn's women's hoops team has won its games in the Elite 8 or later by an average of 13.9 points per game -- more than DOUBLE that of any other team in that span.

Auriemma ignores his critics

UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma has heard it all: "'Hey, that guy won 10 national championships. Yeah, but he ain't John Wooden.' So who cares. ... At this point in my life [what my players] think about me is a lot more important."