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Dishin & Swishin 4/05/12 Podcast: WNBA coaches Agler, Kloppenburg & House break down the NCAA championship game

Dishin & Swishin 4/05/12 Podcast: WNBA coaches Agler, Kloppenburg & House break down the NCAA championship game

[display_podcast] For the past few weeks, the Dishin & Swishin podcast brought you some of the best journalists and former players breaking down each round of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament. We took a different…

Championship postgame Q&A: Notre Dame’s Skylar Diggins and Devereaux Peters

Skylar Diggins How was this game different than last year’s final? “We lost by 20. We were the underdogs and weren’t expected to win it all. I think we were expected to win last year.”…

Dishin on the Finals: Brittney Griner leads Baylor to a perfect 40-0 season

Dishin on the Finals: Brittney Griner leads Baylor to a perfect 40-0 season

By David Siegel and Sue Favor So how do you adjust? Can you adjust? You have already played your opponent, who comes into this game with a 39-0 record, and you were defeated 94-81. In…

Baylor goes 40-0 winning the 2012 NCAA DI Championship, beats Notre Dame 80-61

Baylor goes 40-0 winning the 2012 NCAA DI Championship, beats Notre Dame 80-61

Led by NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player Brittney Griner, Baylor beat Notre Dame 80-61 in front of a sold out crowd at the Pepsi Center in Denver to win the national championship.

2012 Final Four: Championship photo gallery

2012 Final Four: Championship photo gallery

Halftime: Baylor 34, Notre Dame 28 Photos © Robert Franklin, All Rights Reserved.

Spring snow wonderland for the championship game

While the first few days of Final Four festivities included beautiful, sunny weather in Denver with highs in the 80s Fahrenheit and stunning views of the Rocky Mountains, Monday night snow flurries descended on the…

2012 NCAA Championship: Baylor vs. UConn, Brice Cherry previews the matchup

2012 NCAA Championship: Baylor vs. UConn, Brice Cherry previews the matchup

Baylor (39-0) vs. Notre Dame (35-3), Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 8:30 p.m. ET, Denver, Colorado, ESPN/ESPN3.com

NCAA women’s basketball national semifinal ratings up

From ESPN: Sunday night’s Connecticut, Notre Dame NCAA women’s basketball National Semifinal game delivered a 1.8 overnight rating, up six percent from last year’s first semifinal tilt between eventual national champion Texas A&M and Baylor…

2102 Final Four: Postgame Q&A with Notre Dame’s Natalie Novosel

Sue Favor caught up with Natalie Novosel last night after the Irish beat UConn to advance to the championship game in the Final Four.

2012 Final Four photo gallery: Notre Dame vs. UConn

Photos: © Robert Franklin, All Rights Reserved.

Dishin on the Final Four: Mallory leads the way to the finals for the Irish

Dishin on the Final Four: Mallory leads the way to the finals for the Irish

Connecticut and Notre Dame faced off for the fourth time this year, and the eighth time in two years, Sunday night, in the first game of the NCAA Final Four. The two teams had no…

2012 Final Four: Potent quotables from Saturday’s press conference

Baylor Q. If you could each take this one on, can you just talk about the sisters over at Stanford and what kind of matchup they present? And, Brittney, specifically can you talk about how…

Pink Room Webcast: Final Four Preview with Ros Gold-Onwude & Kevin Danna

Join ESPN college basketball analyst Ros Gold-Onwude & Kevin Danna as we give a preview of the women’s Final Four and get YOUR predictions!

Connecticut Governor Malloy proclaims “Husky Weekend”

Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy proclaimed Friday, March 30 through Sunday, April 1, “Husky Weekend” in the State of Connecticut, in honor of the UConn women’s basketball team playing in the NCAA Final Four tournament…

Dishin & Swishin 3/29/12 Podcast: It’s Final Four Time! Previews from the roundtable

Dishin & Swishin 3/29/12 Podcast: It’s Final Four Time! Previews from the roundtable

As the NCAA tournament roars to an exciting conclusion with the four top seeds, the four teams that have been ahead of all of the others for almost the entire season, on a collision course…

Final Four coaches preview Denver

Final Four coaches preview Denver

Coaches of the Final Four teams talked with the media yesterday about the upcoming weekend giving their opinions on everything from their expectations to how to handle the high altitude of Denver. Geno Auriemma ||…

Dishin on the Elite Eight: Final Four-bound Notre Dame impressive in rout of Maryland

Dishin on the Elite Eight: Final Four-bound Notre Dame impressive in rout of Maryland

From the time the NCAA Tournament pairings were announced, many people pointed to the Raleigh region and its top two seeds, Notre Dame and Maryland as potentially the best matchup not in Denver, and the…

Dishin on the Elite Eight: UConn trumps Kentucky, punches ticket to the Final Four for fifth straight season

Dishin on the Elite Eight: UConn trumps Kentucky, punches ticket to the Final Four for fifth straight season

Last night Stanford punched their ticket to a fifth straight Final Four and Tuesday night opened with the Connecticut Huskies looking to do the same in a virtual home game in Kingston, Rhode Island against…

Maryland and Notre Dame prevail in Raleigh, UConn and Kentucky win in Kingston

Maryland and Notre Dame prevail in Raleigh, UConn and Kentucky win in Kingston

The top two seeds in the Raleigh and Kingston Regions of the NCAA Division I tournament came out on top in Sunday’s matchups.  Maryland defeated the defending national champions, Texas A&M, with an 81-74 victory. Alyssa…

Duke beats St. John’s 74-47 to reach the Elite Eight for the third straight year.

Duke beats St. John’s 74-47 to reach the Elite Eight for the third straight year.

Duke cruised to a 74-47 victory to reach the Elite Eight for the third straight year ending the season for St. John’s. The Blue Devils used a balanced scoring effort to throttle the Red Storm…

Dishin & Swishin 3/22/12 Podcast: A new roundtable looks at the Sweet Sixteen

Dishin & Swishin 3/22/12 Podcast: A new roundtable looks at the Sweet Sixteen

[display_podcast] Listeners enjoyed last week’s NCAA tournament roundtable so much, that as we reach the Sweet Sixteen this weekend, we are bringing you a new panel, and a new roundtable discussion, reviewing the first two…

Goodrich leads Kansas into Sweet 16, field set

Goodrich leads Kansas into Sweet 16, field set

Video highlights While Baylor had a dunking Brittney Griner, another Big 12 team turned heads Tuesday night. Kansas outlasted Delaware and phenom Elena Delle Donne with a career-high performance from Angel Goodrich who had 27…

Eighth-seeded Kansas State needs “very best” to survive top-seeded Connecticut

Eighth-seeded Kansas State needs “very best” to survive top-seeded Connecticut

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Kansas State coach Deb Patterson was thrilled with the performance of her posts during her Wildcats' victory over ninth-seeded Princeton in the first round of the NCAA Division I tournament. She was…