INDIANAPOLIS – For the first time in six years Connecticut isn't one of the last four teams standing. For the first time in four years the Huskies won't cut down the nets.
That is the beauty of this Final Four.
There is no true favorite among Baylor, LSU, Michigan State and Tennessee. Only the Lady Vols have won a national title, but it's been seven years since their last one.
Too often, women's basketball's showcase event has been a predictable coronation rather than a hotly contested clash for the championship.
"I don't think people totally care [that] an underdog has to win it," Michigan State coach Joanne P. McCallie says. "I guess the more important thing is the quality of competition and the battles."
Quality of competition shouldn't be a problem here. While these schools don't have much of a Final Four history, they have a history with one another.
In Baylor's season opener, LSU escaped with a 71-70 win after the Lady Bears trailed by 19 at halftime. Both teams have lost justRead More »from Up for grabs in Indy