2012 Women's NCAA Tournament: Baylor Tries To Finish Undefeated Season

The Penn State women's basketball team advanced to their first Sweet 16 since 2004 with a thrilling win over LSU on their home floor in Baton Rouge. They now meet No. 1 seed UConn in Kingston on Sunday.

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2012 NCAA Women's Championship: Baylor Looking To Clinch Undefeated Season Against Notre Dame

The NCAA Championship was awarded to the Kentucky Wildcats on Monday night, but there is still one game left to be played in the collegiate basketball season. The women get their shot at a title tonight, and the Baylor Bears have a chance for a perfect season. They'll take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Tuesday, the game starts at 8 pm and can be found on ESPN.

Simply put, Baylor, and particularly their big presence inside Brittney Griner, have been an absolutely dominating force in college basketball this season. These two teams actually met earlier this year when Baylor was ranked No. 1 in the Country and Notre Dame was No. 3. It was the first big test of the year for the Bears and they were up to the challenge. Griner had 32 points and 14 rebounds in that game, and the Bears got themselves a 94-81 win. Notre Dame will have to be a lot more sound in their defense of Griner if they want to win this game; I'm just not sure that can be done.

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2012 NCAA Women's Tournament Bracket: Final Four Schedule

For only the second time in the history of the championship, the 2012 Women's NCAA Tournament will feature all four No. 1 seeds competing in the Final Four when games tip on Sunday in Denver.

The first contest Sunday begins at 6:30 p.m. ET and will feature familiar Big East foes. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish, coming off a laugher against Maryland, will take on the Connecticut Huskies, who defeated Kentucky in the Elite 8 to reach Denver. This will be the fourth meeting between the two teams this season, and eighth in the last 14 months.

The late game, tipping off approximately 8:30 p.m. ET, will pit Brittney Griner and the Baylor Bears against the Stanford Cardinal. Baylor defeated the Tennessee Lady Vols in a physical affair to make it to Denver, while Stanford easily took care of Duke in Elite 8 play. This will be the first matchup between the two teams since 2008 and just their fourth ever meeting.

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Women's NCAA Tournament Bracket And Schedule: Kentucky Vs. Connecticut, Maryland Vs. Notre Dame

Baylor and Stanford are already in the Final Four in the Women’s NCAA Tournament, and Tuesday night’s action will determine which two teams will join them in the Final Four.

In the Kingston bracket, No. 1 UConn (which beat Penn State in the Sweet 16 round) faces off against No. 2 Kentucky. That game is at 7:00 and will be broadcast on ESPN. The winner will face Stanford in the Final Four.

In the Raleigh bracket, No. 1 Notre Dame faces No. 2 Maryland at 9:00 on ESPN. The winner of that game will face Baylor.

As with the other two Elite Eight matchups, both of Tuesday night’s contests feature No. 1 and No. 2 seeds, which means there aren’t any Cinderella teams left to root for. If UConn and Notre Dame win, all four Final Four schools would be No. 1 seeds.

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Women's NCAA Bracket 2012: Baylor, Stanford Roll Into Final Four

The 2012 NCAA Women's Tournament has been far more unpredictable than its male counterpart, and that continued on Monday night in the first half of the Elite Eight.

No. 1 Baylor, who haven't been threatened very much this season, weren't threatened again in their matchup against No. 2 Tennessee either. Some choppiness aside, it was a relatively easy 77-58 victory for Baylor, who advance to the Final Four as the presumptive favorite.

The second game on Monday also featured the top two seeds of the region with No. 1 Stanford and No. 2 Duke. A dominant performance by Nneka Ogwumike (29 points 17 rebounds) led the Cardinal to a 81-69 victory.

There will be two more games on Tuesday night to decide the rest of the Final Four. No. 2 Maryland matches up with No. 1 Notre Dame and No. 2 Kentucky against No. 1 Connecticut.

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2012 NCAA Women's Bracket: Notre Dame, UConn Advance To Elite Eight

The Penn State Nittany Lions were knocked out of the 2012 NCAA Women's Tournament on Sunday, but there were four other Sweet 16 games which helped shaped the remainder of the Elite Eight. Te results of these games means that the Regional Final will feature the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in every region.

Penn State went up against one of the best teams in the Nation in the University of Connecticut, and were held pretty much in check from the opening whistle. The Nittany Lions shot just 36.1 percent while scoring 59. Unfortunately, UConn scored a fair bit more. 77-59 Huskies, who move on to play ...

The No. 2 team in the Kingston bracket, the Kentucky Wildcats. On paper they appeared to have a pretty favorable matchup in No. 11 seed Gonzaga, but and that's how the game pretty much went. The Wildcats outscored the Zags by 15 in the first half, and rode that lead to pretty comfortable 79-62 win.

The most compelling on Sunday was No. 3 seed Texas A&M and No. 2 seed Maryland Terrapins. The Terps trailed by as much as 18 points before ACC POY Alyssa Thomas led them all the way back. Texas A&M also led by 11 in the second half, but the Terps went on the run all the way to a 81-74 win. They will face ...

Notre Dame, the day's most comfortable winner. The No. 1 seed Irish held No. 5 seed St. Bonaventure to just 13 points in the first half, then just 22 in the second half. The final score of 79-35 shows just how impressive their defense can be.

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2012 NCAA Women's Tournament, UConn Vs. Penn State Final Score: Lions Fall, 77-59

The Penn State Lady Lions saw their season come to an end in the Sweet 16 Sunday afternoon, as they could not find a way to beat the UConn Huskies who trounced them 77-59.

After trailing 43-29 at the half, Penn State did a better job hanging with UConn, however they could not make a comeback attempt.

Bria Hartley had a game-high 20 points and added four assists. Lady Lion Mia Nickson put in a valiant effort, with 19 points and 8-of-12 shooting. She would not get much help from her teammates however, as the Lady Lions shot just 35.5 percent as a team.

This is the eighth consecutive season that the Huskies have advanced to the Elite 8. They will play for a spot in the Final Four against the winner of the Gonzaga-Kentucky game being played later Sunday night on Tuesday.

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2012 Women's NCAA Tournament, Penn State Vs. UConn: Huskies Hold 43-29 Lead At The Half

The No. 1 seed UConn Huskies are having no problem with the No. 4 seed Penn State Lady Lions, as the Huskies have a 43-29 lead at halftime. The Huskies pulled out to an early 20-8 lead and haven't looked back.

Penn State is struggling to create offense, as they are shooting just 31.3 percent from the floor to UConn's 51.4 percent.

Bria Hartley has been a standout for the Huskies in the first half, as she has scored 11 points while shooting 4-of-7 from the field. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis has also been productive, scoring 10 points and pulling down four rebounds.

For Penn State, Alex Bentley and Mia Nickson each have nine points, however it has not ben enough to keep pace with the Huskies.

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2012 NCAA Women's Tournament: UConn Vs. Penn State Game Time, TV Schedule And More

The Penn State Nittany Lions face a tough test Sunday in their first Sweet 16 appearance since 2004. Penn State must face perennial women's basketball superpower Connecticut, in front of what will surely be a Huskies-heavy crowd at Thomas F Ryan Center in Providence, RI.

The Nittany Lions were an offensive force during the regular season, scoring 76.2 points per game, and have even topped that output in the tournament so far, averaging 87.5 point in their two victories.

Here's what you need to know about today's matchup:

Teams: No. 1 UConn vs. No. 4 Penn State (Kingston regional)

Game day/time: Sunday, March 25, 4:34 p.m. ET

Location: Thomas F Ryan Center, Providence, RI

TV schedule: ESPN2/ESPN3.com

The winner of Sunday's game will face the winner of No. 11 seed Gonzaga versus No. 2 seed Kentucky.

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2012 Women's NCAA Tournament Bracket And Schedule: Penn State Faces UConn With Trip To Elite 8 On Line

Sweet 16 play in the 2012 NCAA Women's tournament wraps up on Sunday, with games being played in the Raleigh and Kingston regions. No. 4 seed Penn State's matchup with No. 1 seed UConn, tipping just after 4:30 p.m. ET in Kingston, highlights the action for local fans.

This is Penn State's first appearance in the Sweet 16 since 2004 and first under fifth-year coach Coquese Washington, a former assistant coach at Notre Dame under Muffet McGraw. The Nittany Lions, who averaged 76.2 points per game during the regular season, have kicked it up a notch in the NCAA Tournament, scoring 87.5 points per game in two contests. The other matchup in the Kingston region will see upset-minded No. 11 seed Gonzaga vs. No. 2 seed Kentucky.

In the Raleigh region, Brenda Frese and her No. 3 seed Maryland Terrapins take on No. 2 seed Texas A&M in the early game, while the late game pits No. 1 seed Notre Dame against No. 5 seed St. Bonaventure.

Here is the full schedule of games on Sunday:

Raleigh
No. 1 Notre Dame vs. No. 5 St. Bonaventure, Sunday, 2:32
No. 3 Maryland vs. No. 2 Texas A&M, Sunday, 12:04

Kingston
No. 1 UConn vs. No. 4 Penn State, Sunday, 4:34
No. 11 Gonzaga vs. No. 2 Kentucky, Sunday, 6:30

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NCAA Women's Tournament 2012 Bracket: Saturday Sweet 16 Schedule

Saturday marks the beginning of Sweet 16 play in the 2012 Women's NCAA Tournament, with four of the biggest programs in the women's collegiate game taking the floor in the Des Moines and Fresno regions.

In Des Moines, Baylor and star Brittney Griner will face Georgia Tech after Pat Summit and her Lad Vols take on Kansas. Fresno will see the top team in the nation, Stanford, take on South Carolina and Duke face St. John's.

The Penn State women's team will take on UConn on Sunday, in the Nittany Lions' first Sweet 16 appearance since 2004.

Complete schedule of Saturday's game:

Des Moines Region:

No. 11 Kansas vs. No. 2 Tennessee - 12:04 p.m. ET, ESPN

No. 4 Georgia Tech vs. No. 1 Baylor - 2:00 p.m. ET, ESPN

Fresno Region:

No. 3 St. John's vs. No. 2 Duke - 9:00 p.m. ET, ESPN

No. 5 South Carolina vs. No. 1 Stanford - 11:32 p.m. ET, ESPN2

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NCAA Women's Tournament: Scores, Sweet 16 Bracket And Schedule

Here's a recap of the action from the NCAA Women's Tournament Tuesday night.

Penn State knocked off LSU and advanced to the Sweet 16 with a 90-80 victory over LSU. Here's our full recap.

The amazing Brittney Griner scored 25 points and also threw down a dunk as No. 1 Baylor trounced Florida, 76-57. No. 5 St. Bonaventure knocked off Marist, 66-63. No. 4 Georgia Tech beat No. 5 Georgetown, 76-64. Natalie Novosel hit 18 foul shots to help No. 1 Notre Dame beat Cal, 73-62. No. 2 Duke beat Vanderbilt, 96-80. Delle Donne's 34 points weren't enough for Delaware as it lost to No. 11 Kansas, 70-64. No. 3 St. John's beat Oklahoma, 74-70.

Here, then, is the Sweet 16 bracket and schedule. All games will be broadcast on ESPN2/ESPN3, and all times are Eastern.

Des Moines
No. 1 Baylor vs. No. 4 Georgia Tech, Saturday, 2:00
No. 11 Kansas vs. No. 2 Tennessee, Saturday, 12:04

Fresno
No. 1 Stanford vs. No. 5 South Carolina, Saturday, 11:32
No. 3 St. John's vs. No. 2 Duke, Saturday, 9:04

Raleigh
No. 1 Notre Dame vs. No. 5 St. Bonaventure, Sunday, 2:32
No. 3 Maryland vs. No. 2 Texas A&M, Sunday, 12:04

Kingston
No. 1 UConn vs. No. 4 Penn State, Sunday, 4:34
No. 11 Gonzaga vs. No. 2 Kentucky, Sunday, 6:30

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2012 NCAA Women's Tournament, Penn State Vs. LSU Recap: PSU Sweet 16 Bound After Thrilling 90-80 Win Over LSU

The Penn State women's basketball team advanced to the Sweet 16 on Tuesday night with a 90-80 win over LSU on the Tigers' home floor in Baton Rouge. Despite being a higher seed, PSU was forced to play in a pod hosted by LSU but, undeterred, the Nittany Lions moved on to the Kingston Regional where they will face No. 1 seed UConn -- a team that will have yet another dramatic home court advantage in New England.

Led by First-Team All Big Ten guard Maggie Lucas, Penn State shot the ball well to hold a lead for most of the evening. Lucas had 19 points in the first half alone, hitting five of six threes. She hit another triple in the second half and finished with a game-high 30 points. Along with Lucas' outside shooting, PSU won it at the free-throw line. The hit their first 17 of 17 attempts before two misses in the final minute, and finished the game 25-of-29 from the charity stripe. Mia Nickson added a double-double effort on the inside for PSU, scoring 14 points and grabbing 10 boards.

With UConn now on deck, it will be the first trip to the Sweet 16 for PSU since 2004.

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NCAA Women's Tournament 2012, Penn State Vs. LSU Score: Lady Lions Trail By One At Half

The Penn State Lady Lions trail LSU, 37-36, after one half of their second-round NCAA Tournament matchup in Baton Rouge. Playing on the No. 5 seed Lady Tigers' home floor, the No. 4 seed PSU lead almost the entire half before an LSU bucket with 23 seconds remaining gave them their first lead.

For Penn State fans, it was the Maggie Lucas show as the sophomore was absolutely on fire from three-point range in the first half. She hit five of six attempts from behind the arc and finished with 19 points in the first 20 minutes. Mia Nickson added eight points and five boards on the interior to provide a solid inside-outside threat for PSU. But the Tigers crashed the glass and hit 11 of 12 free throws to match the hot-shooting of Lucas. PSU will look to re-gain the lead early in the second half and advance on to the Sweet 16 in the Kingston Region.

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NCAA Women's Tournament 2012 Bracket And Schedule: Game Times And TV Schedule For Tuesday's Games

Eight more teams will punch their tickets to the regional semifinals of the 2012 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament tonight. Here is a schedule of all of Tuesday's games. All games will be shown regionally on ESPN2, and ESPN3.com will be streaming all of Tuesday's contests. After winning its first-round matchup against UTEP, Penn State will take on LSU, which beat San Diego State in the first round.

No. 1 Baylor Bears vs. No. 9 Florida Gators, 7:05 p.m. EST

No. 13 Marist Red Foxes vs. No. 5 St. Bonaventure Bonnies, 7:10 p.m. EST

No. 5 Georgetown Hoyas vs. No. 4 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, 7:15 p.m. EST

No. 8 California Golden Bears vs. No. 1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish, 7:20 p.m. EST

No. 7 Vanderbilt Commodores vs. No. 2 Duke Blue Devils, Approx. 9:35 p.m. EST

No. 5 LSU Tigers vs. No. 4 Penn State Nittany Lions, Approx. 9:40 p.m. EST

No. 11 Kansas Jayhawks vs. No. 3 Delaware Blue Hens, Approx. 9:45 p.m. EST

No. 6 Oklahoma vs. No. 3 San John's Red Storm, Approx 9:50 p.m. EST.

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NCAA Women's Tournament 2012, West Virginia Vs. Stanford Final Score: Mountaineers Season Comes To An End With 17-Point Loss To No. 1 Cardinal

The No. 8 seed West Virginia Mountaineers bowed out of the 2012 Women's NCAA Tournament on Monday night with a 72-55 loss to No. 1 seed Stanford. The Cardinal blitzed WVU mid-way through the first half with an 18-0 run and would never look back, taking complete control and avoiding the second-round upset. The Cardinal's Amber Orrange was simply too much to handle for West Virginia, as the freshman point guard finished with a game-high 18 points while grabbing seven boards and dishing five assists.

If WVU wanted to pull of the upset, they had to shoot the ball well to shock Stanford, but the Mountaineers instead went ice cold from the field and never really mounted a challenge in the second half. As a team, WVU shot just 31 percent from the field - making it academic. Ayana Dunning led all WVU players with 13 points and nine rebounds, but she was only one of two players in double figures. West Virginia finishes the season at 24-10.

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NCAA Women's Tournament 2012, Stanford Vs. West Virginia: No. 1 Seed Cardinal Lead 38-21 At Half

After one half in Norfolk, Virginia, the No. 1 seed Stanford Cardinal lead No. 8 seed West Virginia by 17 points. The Cardinal's Amber Orrange, a freshman, has had her way against WVU on the offensive end to lead all scorers with 12 points. Orrange is coming off an 11-assist game over Hampton, and while she may only be a freshman, she completely set the tone and facilitated the offense for Tara VanDerveer's club.

If West Virginia was to have any shot against the heavily favored Cardinal, they had to shoot the lights out from behind the arc. Unfortunately for Mountaineer fans, WVU is just one of seven from three-point range while Stanford is shooting nearly 54 percent from the floor. Asya Bussie was the only player to get some offensive rhythm against VanDerveer's stifling defense, scoring a team-high six points while also grabbing four boards The Mountaineers had it within five with about ten minutes to go in the fist, but the No. 1 seed rattled off an 18-0 run to quickly take control of the game. West Virginia will have to get some stops and hit some outside shots if they want to have any chance of pulling off a shocking upset in the final 20 minutes.

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Women's NCAA Tournament 2012 Bracket And Schedule: WVU In Action On Saturday

The 2012 Women's NCAA Tournament gets underway this weekend. While the men's side of the competition has been thrilling and unpredictable, the women's tournament looks to be every bit as wild. Both the Penn St. Nittany Lions and the West Virginia Mountaineers are in the competition for the women's national title this year.

While the Lady Lions are still waiting to get underway, the Mountaineers play their first game in the tournament on Saturday morning. They enter the competition as the No. 8 seed in the Fresno Region and will take on No. 9 Texas Longhorns at 10:10 a.m. ET.

The full schedule of Saturday's games is below.

10:05 AM (12) Eastern Michigan vs. (5) South Carolina --Fresno Region
10:10 AM (9) Texas vs. (8) West Virginia --Fresno Region
10:15 AM (15) Navy vs. (2) Maryland -- Raleigh Region
10:20 AM (9) Princeton vs. (8) Kansas State --Kingston Region
12:30 PM (16) Hampton vs. (1) Stanford--Fresno Region
12:30 PM (16) Prairie View A&M vs. (1) Connecticut--Kingston Region
12:30 PM (10) Michigan State vs. (7) Louisville -- Raleigh Region
12:30 PM (13) South Dakota State vs. (4) Purdue--Fresno Region
3:05 PM (11) Dayton vs. (6) Arkansas -- Raleigh Region
3:10 PM (15) Tennessee-Martin vs. (2) Tennessee--Des Moines Region
3:15 PM (11) Gonzaga vs. (6) Rutgers -- Kingston Region
3:20 PM (15) McNeese State vs. (2) Kentucky -- Kingston Region
5:30 PM (10) Brigham Young vs. (7) DePaul--Des Moines Region
5:30 PM (10) Iowa State vs. (7) Green Bay Kingston Region
5:30 PM (14) Albany vs. (3) Texas A&M -- Raleigh Region
5:30 PM (14) Idaho State vs. (3) Miami (FL) -- Kingston Region

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NCAA Women's Tournament: Penn State Eyeing Deep Run

The Lady Lions will open play as a No. 4 seed in the Kingston region on Sunday.

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2012 Full Women's NCAA Tournament Bracket: Penn State, WVU Await First-Round Matchups

Here’s the entire women’s NCAA Tournament bracket. Note that Penn State is a No. 4 seed and will play UTEP in the first round, while West Virginia is a No. 8 seed and will face Texas.

Des Moines

No. 1 Baylor vs. No. 16 UC-Santa Barbara
No. 8 Ohio State vs. No. 9 Florida
No. 5 Georgetown vs. No. 12 Fresno State
No. 4 Georgia Tech vs. No. 13 Sacred Heart
No. 6 Nebraska vs. No. 11 Kansas
No. 3 Delaware vs. No. 14 Arkansas-Little Rock
No. 7 Depaul vs. No. 10 BYU
No. 2 Tennessee vs. No. 15 Tennessee-Martin

Fresno

No. 1 Stanford vs. No. 16 Hampton
No. 8 West Virginia vs. No. 9 Texas
No. 5 South Carolina vs. No. 12 Eastern Michigan
No. 4 Purdue vs. No. 13 South Dakota State
No. 6 Oklahoma vs. No. 11 Michigan
No. 3 St. John’s vs. No. 14 Creighton
No. 7 Vanderbilt vs. No. 10 Middle Tennessee
No. 2 Duke vs. No. 15 Samford

Raleigh

No. 1 Notre Dame vs. No. 16 Liberty
No. 8 Cal vs. No. 9 Iowa
No. 5 St. Bonaventure vs. No. 12 Florida Gulf Coast
No. 4 Georgia vs. No. 13 Marist
No. 6 Arkansas vs. No. 11 Dayton
No. 3 Texas A&M vs. No. 14 Albany
No. 7 Louisville vs. No. 10 Michigan State
No. 2 Maryland vs. No. 15 Navy

Kingston, RI

No. 1 Connecticut vs. No. 16 Prairie View
No. 8 Kansas State vs. No. 9 Princeton
No. 5 LSU vs. No. 12 San Diego State
No. 4 Penn State vs. No. 13 UTEP
No. 6 Rutgers vs. No. 11 Gonzaga
No. 3 Miami vs. No. 14 Idaho State
No. 7 Wisconsin-Green Bay vs. No. 10 Iowa State
No. 2 Kentucky vs. No. 15 McNeese State

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2012 Women's March Madness Bracket Has Penn State Vs. UTEP In First Round

The Penn State women’s basketball team has a No. 4 seed in the Women’s NCAA Tournament and will face No. 13 UTEP in the first round. UTEP (29-3, 15-1) won the Conference USA Championship by beating Tulane, but the Miners didn’t face a ranked team all season.

The game will be played in Baton Rouge, La. at 5:15 p.m. on Sunday, March 18.

If Penn State should win in the first round, it would have to face either LSU or San Diego State.

Here’s Penn State’s regional bracket.

No. 1 Connecticut vs. No. 16 Prairie View
No. 8 Kansas State vs. No. 9 Princeton
No. 5 LSU vs. No. 12 San Diego State
No. 4 Penn State vs. No. 13 UTEP
No. 6 Rutgers vs. No. 11 Gonzaga
No. 3 Miami vs. No. 14 Idaho State
No. 7 Wisconsin-Green Bay vs. No. 10 Iowa State
No. 2 Kentucky vs. No. 15 McNeese State

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Women's NCAA Tournament Bracket: West Virginia Gets No. 8 Seed, Will Face Texas

The WVU women’s basketball team will be a No. 8 seed in the Women’s NCAA Tournament. The Mountaineers will play their first-round game against the University of Texas in Norfolk, Va. on Saturday, March 17 at 11:10 a.m. Texas (18-13, 8-10) struggled against tough Big 12 competition, but did pull off two wins against Texas A&M.

West Virginia (23-9, 11-5) played a conference slate that, Baylor aside, was a lot tougher than Texas’, and handled it better overall. Despite the similar seeds, the Mountaineers should be a favorite in the first round.

If West Virginia wins its first game, it would likely have to face top-seeded Stanford in the second round. Here’s the rest of WVU’s region.

No. 1 Stanford vs. No. 16 Hampton
No. 8 West Virginia vs. No. 9 Texas
No. 5 South Carolina vs. No. 12 Eastern Michigan
No. 4 Purdue vs. No. 13 South Dakota State
No. 6 Oklahoma vs. No. 11 Michigan
No. 3 St. John’s vs. No. 14 Creighton
No. 7 Vanderbilt vs. No. 10 Middle Tennessee
No. 2 Duke vs. No. 15 Samford

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Women's NCAA Selection Show: Time, TV, Coverage And More

The 2012 Women's NCAA tournament bracket will be released on Monday night. Fans can watch the NCAA selection show on ESPN at 7:00 p.m. Eastern.

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