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NCAA WOMEN’S DIVISION I TOURNAMENT VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS | TEXAS A&M DEFEATS NOTRE DAME FOR FIRST EVER WOMEN’S NCAA BASKETBALLTITLE

NCAA WOMEN’S DIVISION I TOURNAMENT VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS | TEXAS A&M DEFEATS NOTRE DAME FOR FIRST EVER WOMEN’S NCAA BASKETBALLTITLE

2011 NCAA Women’s Tournament Highlights

~THE AGGIES ARE NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!!!!~


~Final Seconds – National Championship~

Texas A&M Trophy Presentation

Texas A&M Championship Post-game Reactions

Texas A&M beats Notre Dame 76-70 for NCAA title

“The championship is the first in a major sport for Texas A&M since the football team won it all back in 1939. And it comes at a school that didn’t even admit women until 1963, and where school administrators didn’t always see the advantage of funding men’s and women’s sports equally when Title IX passed in 1972.”

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IT’S THE IRISH AGAINST THE AGGIES

The national championship game between Notre Dame and Texas A&M on Tuesday night is a rare showdown in women’s basketball, the first time since 2005 that neither Tennessee nor Connecticut has been involved.

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Texas A&M finally beats Baylor for Final Four  / Irish Beat Tennessee to reach third final four–

So it comes down to this, two #1 teams against two #2 teams.–

UConn, Stanford, Notre Dame & Texas A&M EARN FINAL FOUR APPEARANCE

North Carolina/Stanford – Gonzaga/Louisville and post-game press conferences

Meighan Simmons dropped in 18 points for the Lady Vols and Kelley Cain—inserted into the starting lineup to offset Ohio State’s height advantage—had 16 for Tennessee, which is pursuing a ninth NCAA title. The Lady Vols meetNotre Dame, a 78-53 winner over Oklahoma, in the regional championship game on Monday night, with a trip to the Final Four in Indianapolis on the line.

NCAA WOMEN’S DIVISION I TOURNAMENT BRACKET & VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS | SECOND ROUND, DAY 4

SECOND ROUND, DAY 4  HIGHLIGHTS

The Shoni Schimmel’s  “Show” , #6 Oklahoma ousts #3 Miami, Georgetown wins ‘local’ battle and more…

‘HOW  SWEET IT IS’

Showing no hesitation in the most pressure-filled moments, Shoni Schimmel turned the Musketeers’ home court into her showplace.

Danielle Robinson, who finished with 18 points, was just the last of the stars to shine for the Sooners (23-11), who will move on to the Dayton Regional two victories away from a third straight trip to the Final Four.

Georgetown backed up every boastful word, and the feeling was sweet as Sugar.

Sugar Rodgers scored a career-high 34 points, and the No. 5-seed Hoyas breezed past fourth-seedMaryland 79-57 Tuesday night to advance to the round of 16 in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1993.

Just how good are the Green Bay Phoenix?

The quick answer: They’re good enough to make the regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament for the first time.

SECOND ROUND, DAY 3  HIGHLIGHTS

UPSET CITY

UCLA “VANDERSLOOTED”

Courtney Vandersloot scored 29 points and had 17 assists, 7 rebounds and 5 steals, taking over late to help No. 11 seed Gonzaga beat third-seeded UCLA 89-75 on Monday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

Congratulations to Vandersloot on becoming  the first player in Division-I history—male or female—to record 2,000 points & 1,000  assists in her career.

LUCAS ‘POINTS’ THE WAY FOR TAR HEELS

Italee Lucas scored 22 points and Jessica Breland added 18, helping North Carolina hold off Kentucky 86-74 in the second round of the NCAA tournament Monday night.

DePAUL RALLYS PAST PENN STATE

DePaul’s Keisha Hampton shook off a poor first half by scoring 19 of her 26 points after halftime, including the two free throws in the final seconds, and DePaul rallied from 14 points down to advance to the regional semifinals for the first time since 2006.

DUKE SURVIVES AGAINST MARIST

Freshman Chelsea Gray and the Blue Devils answered with the decisive spurt to beat Marist 71-66, sending them on to the tournament’s round of 16 for the 13th time in 14 years.


MARIST MADE IT INTERESTING, BUT TENNESSEE PREVAILS


The top-seeded Lady Vols survived a scrappy match with eighth-seeded Marquette to advanced to the NCAA regional semifinals with a 79-70 victory Monday night. They will face No. 4 Ohio State next in Dayton, Ohio.

LAVENDAR LEADS OHIO STATE PAST GEORGIA TECH

Jantel Lavender scored 17 of her 21 points in the second half to set an NCAA record with her 135th straight double-figure scoring game, leading Ohio State past Georgia Tech 67-60 Monday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

NOTRE DAME ADVANCES

Their 77-64 victory over Temple advanced the Irish to the regional semifinals for the ninth time, and second in a row.

CARDINALS ARE ‘SWEET’

Nnemkadi Ogwumike scored 22 points, little sister Chiney added 13 points and 12 rebounds and Stanford overcame a slow start to reach the round of 16 with a 75-49 win over St. John’s on Monday night.
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#7 Rutgers dismisses #10 La Tech

April Sykes 22pts & Khadijah Rushdan added 16 points and 10 rebounds for the seventh-seeded Scarlet Knights (20-12), who will face No. 2 seed Texas A&M on Tuesday night.

#1 Baylor rolls over Prairie View

Brittney Griner and Brooklyn Pope each had 17 points, and Kimetria Hayden had 12. Griner played a team-high 28 minutes, also finishing with eight rebounds and six blocked shots.

West Virginia sneaks past Houston

Liz Repella scored 26 points, and Madina Ali added 13 points and 15 rebounds to lift this senior-filled club into the second round for the second straight season and the fourth time in five years (2007, ’08 and ’10).

#5 Georgetown handles Princeton

Georgetown (23-10) will face No. 4 seed Maryland on Tuesday night. Maryland defeated St. Francis (Pa.) 70-48.

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Philadelphia Region Capsules

First Round/Day 1:  Upsets of the day — #10 Marist def. #7 Iowa State


Spokane Region Capsules

First Round/Day 1:  Upsets of the day– #11 Gonzaga def. #6 Iowa

First Round/Day 1: #9 St. John’s (NY) def. #8 Texas Tech

Dayton Region Capsules

First Round/Day 1:  Finish of the day–Tatiyiana McMorris’ 3 with 7 seconds left sinks Texas

First Round/Day 1:  Performance of the day–Ohio State’s Jantel Lavendar 30pts/11rbs

First Round/Day 1:  Upset of the day– #10 Temple def #7 Arizona State

Dallas Region Capsules

First Round/Day 1:  NO GAMES PLAYED

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