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She might get another chance again next year. Notre Dame, which has lost in the finals two straight years, loses a strong senior core. They still have talented guard Skylar Diggins, who led the team with 20 points.

Stanford also takes a hit with the loss of Nnemkadi Ogwumike to graduation. UConn may pose the biggest challenge to a Baylor repeat. The Huskies return most of their team that made it to the Final Four for the fifth straight year. They also add a talented freshman class.

Before Baylor has to worry about that, they can focus on a trip to the White House. The Lady Bears' victory gave President Barack Obama some bragging rights. He correctly picked Baylor to beat Notre Dame in the title game.