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NCAA Tournament 2014

WNBA draft profile: Shoni Schimmel, Louisville

Louisville's Shoni Schimmel will certainly be drafted by a WNBA team in Monday's draft, but if she makes a roster and succeeds she'll be a somewhat unique case.

WNBA draft prospect profile: Bria Hartley, UConn

Projecting a standout role for Bria Hartley in the WNBA is difficult statistically, but her combination of distributing and scoring efficiency could make her a big contributor as a combo guard in the right situation.

WNBA draft profile: Stefanie Dolson, UConn

UConn center Stefanie Dolson gained national recognition for her defensive ability in winning the WBCA Defensive Player of the Year award. Yet it might be her passing ability that really sets her apart from other centers as a 2014 WNBA draft prospect

Final results from our 2014 bracket challenge

We have a winner in our bracket challenge.

WNBA draft prospects: Post-tourney impressions

With the 2014 NCAA Tournament now over, we look back on our community WNBA mock draft, developments during the tournament that could have an effect on the 2014 WNBA draft, and a few players who might have made an impression on WNBA general managers.

Guest blog: Christofferson anticipating draft day

After a disappointing end to her college career, Iowa State forward Hallie Christofferson is looking forward to continuing her basketball career in the professional ranks.

UConn-Notre Dame drew highest ratings in a decade

Despite a lopsided outcome, Tuesday night's NCAA women's basketball championship game between UConn and Notre Dame drew the largest viewership in a decade.

Video: McBride breaks down after loss to UConn

Angelo Di Carlo of South Bend's News Center 16 conducted an interview with senior Kayla McBride that captured the emotion of a disappointing loss for Notre Dame in the national championship.

Video: McBride, McGraw react to championship loss

Notre Dame players Michaela Mabrey and Kayla McBride as well as coach Muffet McGraw react to their 79-58 loss to UConn in the national championship.

UConn reigns supreme

Undefeated UConn blew out undefeated Notre Dame, 79-58.

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Skylar Diggins congratulates Notre Dame's seniors after 2014 National Championship Game

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The UConn men's basketball team celebrates the women's basketball team's championship

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UConn's Dolson, Mosqueda-Lewis, and Stewart get All-Tournament honors

UConn won the 2014 title and earned three All-Tournament selections in the process with Breanna Stewart being named Most Outstanding Player.

Open Thread: National Championship Game's on ESPN

Discuss the game here.

Four things to watch in the national championship

Undefeated Notre Dame is certainly best equipped to beat UConn with all of their offensive weapons, but even they can't afford a lapse in execution on either end if they want emerge as the champs.

The perfect mindset

UConn has established an impressive track record over the past few years, but Kayla McBride and Notre Dame have that same mindset of perfection.

UConn men win national title, beat Kentucky 60-54

A wire to wire win for the Huskies, even though the Wildcats kept it close. Can the women do it tomorrow too?

McGraw and Auriemma trade barbs at pressers

Fair to say that Notre Dame and UConn don't like each other. They hate each other.

UConn two games away from both basketball titles

The men's team has a chance to win the national title tonight. But given that they made it this far in the tournament as an underdog, while the women's team has dominated as a #1 seed, are you rooting for one team and not the other?

Video: Brown says UND wanted it more than Maryland

Notre Dame sent a message early on that they were going to take away Maryland's strength and Maryland seemed to concede the point early on.

UConn beats Stanford after slow start, 75-56

Stanford gave UConn a scare early on, but it wasn't enough.

McBride leads ND to a big win over Maryland, 87-61

Kayla McBride had a monster first half and the Terps just couldn't counter. And now the Fighting Irish have a chance to win their second national championship.

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Notre Dame dominates boards against Maryland to advance to championship game

Remember that point about Notre Dame having multiple players more than capable of replacing Natalie Achonwa's production? Or that matter of Notre Dame performing just fine against Maryland the first time with Achonwa out for an extended period? Notre Dame took those observations and magnified them beyond what anyone could've expected with a dominant 50-21 rebounding edge in a blowout of Maryland in the Final Four to advance to the championship game. We have a recap on the game for more, so click here for more. For more on the Final Four, check out our 2014 Final Four storystream.

NCAA Final Four Open Thread

We want upsets!

Turnovers key for Maryland against Notre Dame

While the focus of Notre Dame's matchup with Maryland in the Final Four has been Natalie Achonwa's absence, that might not be as big a concern as people make it: the Irish have already beaten Maryland once this season with Achonwa essentially out.

Finding hope for Stanford against UConn

What does Stanford have to do to beat UConn in the Final Four? Shooting better than 27% from the three point line would be a good start.

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UConn one step closer to winning both basketball titles

We're now one step closer to seeing both of UConn's basketball teams winning national championships in the same year. After a shaky start, the UConn Huskies outplayed the Florida Gators, big time and won the game 63-53. The score was arguably closer than the game really was. The Huskies will play the winner of the Wisconsin vs. Kentucky game on Monday, April 7. The women's basketball team will play Sunday, April 6 against Stanford at approximately 8:30 p.m. ET. Unlike the men's team, which made the Final Four as an underdog by being a 7 seed, the women's team is heavily favored to win the national championship and finish with an undefeated 40-0 record. To follow more on the UConn basketball teams, check out SB Nation's UConn Blog.

Which team are you rooting for in the Final Four?

Here's an open thread for you to discuss.

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UConn fatigue: Most of the country rooting against the Huskies in Final Four

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This poll has been around long enough for the votes to stabilize and it looks like most of the country is tired of UConn's dominance. The strongest opposition to UConn's run seems to be in the other states with a Final Four school and of course Tennessee.

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Shoni Schimmel wins NCAA three point championship

Louisville's Shoni Schimmel won both the women's and overall three point championship tonight in Dallas as part of the NCAA men's Final Four kickoff. Schimmel beat Duke's Tricia Liston 22-16 to win the women's championship. In the overall "Battle of the Sexes" championship, Schimmel beat Baylor's Brady Heslip 22-17. For those interested in the WNBA draft, the commentators had some interesting observations about each player's shooting form which are in the comments of our open thread for the day. For more on the parts of their games that WNBA scouts might actually look at, check out our 2014 WNBA draft prospect watch storystream.

NCAA 3-point contest open thread: Schimmel wins

After we posted the field for tonight's NCAA women's 3-point championship and analyst LaChina Robinson got a few responses on Twitter about potential snubs from the field.

Bracket challenge update: It all comes down to UND

The leader probably won't be in first very long.

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