2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
7-11, 5th in Am. East
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4ySean Hurd

UConn-Syracuse rematch set for second round

Despite returning four starters from last year's national championship game, Syracuse was given a No. 8 seed this year and "earned" an early matchup with UConn.

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4ySean Hurd

UConn overwhelms Albany in tourney opener

After winning their 108th straight game, the UConn Huskies are another victory closer to their ultimate goal: a fifth straight national championship.

Albany wins America East title (0:42)
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Bracketology braces for 16 bids over the weekend

Albany and Boise State officially clinched their spots in the NCAA tournament on Friday. But Long Beach State replaced UC Davis as the Big West's representative in our projection. Eight bids will be decided on Saturday, with eight more on the line Sunday.

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Albany wins America East, NCAA tourney bid

Albany beat Maine 66-50 on Friday to win the America East tournament title for a record sixth straight time and earn the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.

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5yCharlie Creme

Quick Dish: Five observations from opening day

From a pair of upsets by teams from the state of New York to the day's biggest performances, Charlie Creme recaps everything you need to know from the opening day of the women's NCAA tournament.

Katie Abrahamson-Henderson and Imani Tate Postgame Interview (1:45)
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Albany upsets Florida 61-59 in First Round

Eleanna Christinaki leads Florida with 11 points but the Gators fall short vs. the Albany Great Danes' 61-59 in the First Round of the Women's NCAA Tournament.

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President shocks with FSU but picks UConn title

While it might not be a surprise that President Obama is picking UConn to win the women's title, he does have a shocker to crash the Final Four in Indy.

Women's final: Duke 54, Albany 52

Four-seed Duke survived a tough challenge from Albany to improve to 22-0 all-time in opening-round tournament games. Rebecca Greenwell had 20 points to lead the way.

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Spokane Regional breakdown

From players to watch and potential upsets to the best games in the first round, espnW breaks down each region of the women's NCAA tournament.

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6yGraham Hays

Ten mid-major players to watch

Talent exists everywhere in college basketball, not just on campuses with big football stadiums. With that in mind, here are the mid-major players who will make it worth the effort to seek them out.

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8yGraham Hays

Hays: Keys to North Carolina's win

Third-seeded North Carolina found a way to escape Albany. So how did the Tar Heels advance out of the first round.