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Apr 05 2019

NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Semifinals 2019

Good Upsets! UConn (hard to be an underdog when you’re seeded #1)! Oregon (a genuine surprise)!

Showdowns tonight.

I’ll be watching Baylor/Oregon. Oregon is an unknown quantity and Baylor beat us by 11 on January 3rd. The story of that game is UConn couldn’t shoot worth a damn. They led by a basket at the tip and then it was pure Vettel- the view is always the same.

Same thrashing Baylor gave us, we gave Notre Dame and there’s no reason to expect any different tonight.

Be amazing if this motley crew was the next National Champion.

Regional Final Results

 

Seed School Record Score Seed School Record Score Region
1 Baylor 34 – 1 85 2 Iowa 29 – 7 53 South
1 Mississippi State 33 – 3 84 2 * Oregon 33 – 4 88 West
1 Notre Dame 33 – 3 84 2 Stanford 31 – 5 68 Midwest
1 Louisville 32 – 4 73 2 * Connecticut 35 – 2 80 East

Tonight’s National Semifinal

 

Time Network Seed School Record Region Seed School Record Region
7:00 pm ESPN2 1 Baylor 34 – 1 South 2 Oregon 33 – 4 West
9:00 pm ESPN2 1 Notre Dame 33 – 3 Midwest 2 Connecticut 35 – 2 East

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  1. TMC

    End of 1st quarter:

    #2 Oregon 15 – #1 Baylor 19

  2. TMC

    Halftime:

    #2 Oregon 34 – #1 Baylor 33

  3. TMC

    The Baylor coach, Kim Mulkey, who crouches on the sidelines like Muffie, is wearing a red pantsuit with a white top and inappropriate high heals

    Oregon coach Kelly Graves, a tall bald gentleman, is wearing a white polo shirt with the Oregon logo, dark slacks and sensible shoes for court side.

  4. TMC

    ESPN2 Halftime commentators:

    Andy Landers is wearing a dark brown jacket with red/brown squares and solid red/brown tie and a white shirt

    Marin Taylor is wearing a white sleeveless v-necked sheath

    Nell Fortner is wearing a mint green long loose sleeved v-necked top and understated hoop earrings that are hardly noticeable

  5. TMC

    End of the 3rd quarter

    #2 Oregon 55 – #1 Baylor 56

  6. TMC

    The Oregon Ducks have the best 3-point shooting in the nation, 41.7 percent, and it shows. The lead and change back and forth since the start of the game. This is their first trip to the Final Four.

    This is Baylor’s first trip to the Final Four since winning the national title in 2012. While the team seemed to breeze through the play-offs, they are now getting a workout from a rookie team.

  7. TMC

    Final

    #2 Oregon 67 – #1 Baylor 72

  8. TMC

    At the end of the 1sst quarter:

    #2 UConn 16 – #1 Notre Dame 10

  9. TMC

    Halftime:

    #2 UConn 30 – #1 Notre Dame 29

  10. TMC

    Muffie is wearing a slightly below the knee leopard print skirt with a satin long sleeved light brown blouse with the usual inappropriate high heels. It’s a basketball game, not a cocktail party

    Geno always looks well groomed and dressed for a basketball games, dark slacks, white shirt, no tie and a dark grey jacket with the UConn pin.

  11. TMC

    At the end of the 3rd quarter:

    #2 UConn 53 – #1 Notre Dame 52

  12. TMC

    Final

    #2 UConn 76 – #1 Notre Dame 81

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