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DELAWARE (3) vs. Nebraska (6) _ The Cornhuskers have a young emerging star in Jordan Hooper, who had 14 double-doubles this season. They just don’t have an answer on defense to stop Delle Donne.

TENNESSEE (2) vs. DePaul (7) _ These two teams met on Dec. 11 in the Maggie Dixon Classic at Madison Square Garden and the Lady Vols won by 23 points. The Blue Demons had star Keisha Hampton for that game. She’s out for the year with a knee injury.


BAYLOR (1) vs. Georgia Tech (4) _ Brittney Griner will get a lot of help from her supporting cast, including star guard Odyssey Sims as the Lady Bears’ march to national championship continues.

TENNESSEE (2) vs. Delaware (3) _ The Lady Vols senior class doesn’t want to be the first to not make the Final Four in their tenure. Glory Johnson and Shekinna Stricklen will be enough to get them past Delle Donne in a battle of superstars.


BAYLOR (1) vs. Tennessee (2) _ The two teams met in Knoxville and Tennessee held an eight-point lead early in the second half. Brittney Griner then took over. She’s gotten a lot better and will end the Lady Vols season a step short of the Final Four.


CONNECTICUT (1) vs. Notre Dame (1)_ A rematch of last season’s Final Four that saw Notre Dame finally beat Connecticut after losing the first three times in the regular season. The Irish won the first two meetings this year before falling in the Big East tournament title game. The Huskies will even the series up.

STANFORD (1) vs. Baylor (1) _ The Cardinal have made the Final Four the past four years and come up short every time. Nnemkadi Ogwumike and Brittney Griner will put on an offensive display. Unfortunately for the Cardinal, they won’t be able to score enough points to beat the Lady Bears.


CONNECTICUT (1) vs. Baylor (1) _ The two teams met in December and UConn fell just short of handing Baylor its first loss of the season. No coach outside of Kim Mulkey knows more about Brittney Griner than Geno Auriemma, who coached her on the U.S. national team. He’ll figure a way to slow her down this time around and the Huskies will be celebrating their eighth title, spoiling the Lady Bears chances of becoming the first men’s or women’s team to win 40 games.