North Carolina v Kansas Live: NCAA Championship Analysis, Updates

April 3, 2022, 7:00 PM ET April 3, 2022, 7:00 PM ET Throughout NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, several teams, including Kansas in the Final Four, wore T-shirts that showed the language in Title IX law. Credit…Chris Graythen / Getty Images for Adidas Connecticut and South Carolina marched to women’s title game They were …

South Carolina Victory Extends UConn’s Drought Championship

MINNEAPOLIS—Connecticut has spent nearly three decades as the most formidable threat in women’s college basketball and is dangerous if not ranked #1 in Division I for weeks—where the Huskies spent the majority of that time. But after losing to South Carolina on Sunday night, the Huskies no longer have a perfect record in NCAA championship …

How South Carolina Beat UConn to Win the National Championship

MINNEAPOLIS – It was a 40-minute championship game, yes. But if South Carolina set out on Sunday to show that an NCAA title could be won in the first four minutes of a competition, even against a strong, feisty, unyielding Connecticut, consider the pressure-tested and proven hypothesis on the sport’s biggest stage. The gains of …

UConn vs. South Carolina Live: Women’s Championship Game Updates

April 3, 2022, 5:30 PM ET April 3, 2022, 5:30 PM ET UConn’s Christyn Williams dives for a loose ball against Stanford’s Cameron Brink during the semifinals.Credit…Elsa/Getty Pictures She can’t dominate the spotlight or the floor like Paige Bueckers. Not the cornerstone of UConn’s future like Azzi Fudd. But if the Huskies win their 12th …

North Carolina Beats Duke to Title Match

NEW ORLEANS — North Carolina — Duke has long been one of college basketball’s premier rivalries, with the teams’ histories so rich and their fans so passionately invested that even regular-season meetings have a championship atmosphere. It’s such a fierce rivalry that North Carolina gleefully played spoilers in Coach Mike Krzyzewski’s final home game as …

South Carolina Returns to the Championship Game with a Win

During the NCAA women’s basketball tournament, famed South Carolina coach Dawn Staley preached to her players a message of consistency and pressure: Protect this thing. And as so often with Staley and his players, they listened. South Carolina, the nation’s top-ranked women’s basketball team, will take another shot at the championship title, beating #1-seeded Louisville …

Final Four Live: South Carolina vs. Louisville, Stanford vs. UConn

April 1, 2022, 5pm ET April 1, 2022, 5pm ET Connecticut’s Olivia Nelson-Ododa went to the basket against NC State’s Elissa Cunane in the district finals.Credit…David Butler II/USA Today Sports, via Reuters The reigning champion Stanford Cardinal has just one more hurdle to compete for its first repeat title: the Connecticut Huskies, the team that …

Duke-North Carolina Basketball Rivalry Reaches New Levels

Tobacco industrialist Washington Duke, whose fortune had helped finance the university that became Duke University, made a final statement on his deathbed in 1905. Durham science: “Go to hell Carolina, go to hell.” Yes, there are rivalries. And then there is The rivalry between North Carolina and Duke that inspired the obsessive fandom genre has …

Women’s Final Four: South Carolina, Stanford, Louisville and UConn

The Women’s Final Four is full of top-notch seeds and familiar faces. There are reigning champions, seed #1 Stanford; season favorites and best seed overall, South Carolina; The #1 seed is a rising program in Louisville with a deep scrutiny on its resume but no title (yet); and a Final Four fixture, No. Number 2 …

Stopping Creighton’s Offense, South Carolina Advances to Final Four

GREENSBORO, North Carolina – The women’s top seeded team, South Carolina, is heading to its fourth Final Four after beating Creighton 80-50 on Sunday. Gamecocks put on a show in one of the best games of the year. The 10-seeded Bluejays, one of the few big underdogs in the men’s and women’s tournaments this year, …