The 2021 women's NCAA tournament is coming to close as many games have went down to the wire living up to the mantra of March Madness. As teams continue to survive and advance, only one team will be crowned the champion.
Stanford and South Carolina punched their tickets to this year's Final Four, joining Arizona and UConn on the biggest stage of women's college basketball. Arizona defeated Indiana 66-53 behind Aari McDonald's 33 points to earn its first Final Four appearance.
Huskies star freshman Paige Bueckers scored 19 unanswered points after trailing by 10 to defeat Baylor 69-67. UConn is headed to its 13th consecutive Final Four.
For the first time since its national championship in 2017, South Carolina is headed back to the women's Final Four after holding Texas scoreless in the fourth quarter, smacking the Longhorns 62-34. The Gamecocks, coached by Dawn Staley, will face Stanford on Friday.
Stanford is headed to its 14th Final Four after outscoring Louisville 52-25 in the second half, winning the Battle of the Cardinal(s) 78-63. The Cardinal overcame a 12-point halftime deficit, and is now seeking it's first championship since 1992.
Stanford, coached by the winningest coach in women’s basketball history in Tara VanDerveer, is 6-2 in the Elite Eight since 2010 and is headed to the Final Four as a No. 1 seed for the seventh time.
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Date: April 2, 2021
Time: 6:00 p.m. ET & 9:30 p.m. ET
TV Channel: ESPN
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