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Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Moriah Jefferson each scored 15 points Tuesday night to lead the Huskies to a 63-53 victory over Notre Dame. It was UConn’s third straight title.
All season it seemed like a foregone conclusion that Connecticut would play for another women’s national championship. It wasn’t as clear cut for Huskies nemesis Notre Dame.
UConn, Notre Dame, Maryland and South Carolina are in the NCAA woman’s Final Four. This is just the third time in history that all four of the top seeds made it this far.
The Fighting Irish routed the Lady Bears last year in the regional final, and Baylor’s players weren’t shy about saying they wanted another crack at Notre Dame.
The Wildcats (38-0), seeking to become college basketball’s first undefeated champion in 39 years, advanced to the Final Four in Indianapolis next week.
With Breanna Stewart back for two more seasons, Geno Auriemma and UConn are in position to win a few more titles. None may be sweeter than the record ninth championship the Huskies won Tuesday night in unprecedented fashion.
Connecticut’s latest national championship game will be very different from the previous eight the Huskies have played — and won.
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Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says “all eyes are on” Cowboys Stadium after the $1.2 billion showplace was announced as the first venue for the national championship game in the new playoff format.
According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk and NBC Sports, NFL coaches and GMs want to know if Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o is gay.
Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick says he is encouraging linebacker Manti Te’o to speak publicly about being the victim of a hoax involving a dead girlfriend who never existed.
Not long before Notre Dame played Michigan State last fall, word spread that Fighting Irish linebacker Manti Te’o had lost his grandmother and girlfriend within hours of each other. Te’o’s grandmother did indeed die. His girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, never existed.