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Nickname: Hawks. Coach: Jennifer Rizzotti.

Conference: America East. Bid: America East champion.

Region: Philadelphia. Seed: No. 16.

Tournament Record: 2-4, 4 years. Last appearance: 2008.

Scoring: Team (57.3); Mary Silvia 9.1; Daphne Elliott 8.7; Ruthanne Doherty 7.6.

Rebounds: Team (34.3); Ruthanne Doherty 6.0; Nikkia Smith 4.5.

Assists/Turnovers: Team (12.3/15.7); Jackie Smith 3.5/2.3.

Last Ten: 9-1.

The Skinny: Hartford got off to a slow start to the season before rallying to win 11 of its last 12 games. Coach Jen Rizzotti had played her former coach Geno Auriemma in the regular season the past six years before not facing UConn this season. They are winless in 11 all-time meetings.


Kansas State

Manhattan, 21-10.

Nickname: Wildcats. Coach: Deb Patterson.

Conference: Big 12. Bid: At-Large.

Region: Philadelphia. Seed: No. 8.

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