UConn Is First Overall Seed In NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament

March 13, 2018 - Basketballs

At a American Athletic Conference contest semifinals progressing this month in Uncasville, Conn., Cincinnati’s Andeija Puckett, left, looks to pass to Sam Rodgers, right, underneath vigour from Connecticut’s Kia Nurse. Connecticut is a initial altogether seed in a NCAA women’s basketball contest that starts on Saturday.

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At a American Athletic Conference contest semifinals progressing this month in Uncasville, Conn., Cincinnati’s Andeija Puckett, left, looks to pass to Sam Rodgers, right, underneath vigour from Connecticut’s Kia Nurse. Connecticut is a initial altogether seed in a NCAA women’s basketball contest that starts on Saturday.

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The slots in a NCAA women’s basketball contest bracket have been filled and Connecticut is a initial altogether seed.

At 32-0, they are a usually group to enter a NCAA contest unbeaten.

The Huskies are aiming for their 12th inhabitant championship. Last season, UConn was a strenuous favorite though mislaid to Mississippi State in a Final Four.

This year’s other No. 1 seeds are Notre Dame, Louisville and Mississippi State.

Here’s a printable joint for a women’s tournament.

There were 5 teams perplexing to get into a bracket’s tip spots and in a finish Baylor mislaid out.

The Associated Press reports a Bears, who mislaid only one diversion all deteriorate (31-1), instead get a No. 2 seed in Lexington, a segment that includes top-seeded Louisville, Tennessee and Stanford.

“‘We felt there was a razor-thin domain between Baylor and Notre Dame,’ pronounced NCAA women’s basketball cabinet chair Rhonda Bennett. ‘Notre Dame did have a tip strength of report in a nation and they did have a best strength of report in a nation and they had 9 some-more top-50 wins than Baylor and those were a reason that a cabinet put Notre Dame on that one line and Baylor on that dual line.’

Baylor manager Kim Mulkey pronounced she doesn’t see it as that large a deal.

‘We’ve won a inhabitant championship as a dual seed, we’ve won it as a one seed,’ she said. ‘And unequivocally what does it matter? Because a one has to play a two. Mississippi State was a dual final year and they played for a inhabitant championship. We were a dual seed in 2005 and we played and won a inhabitant championship.'”

The initial turn of a women’s contest starts on Saturday. UConn faces St. Francis University of Loretto, Pa.

The men’s NCAA basketball bracket was announced on Sunday.

source ⦿ https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/03/13/593063239/uconn-is-first-overall-seed-in-ncaa-womens-basketball-tournament

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