Does UConn's return to the Big East work for or against the rest of the league? Plus, DePaul and Villanova could have player of the year candidates.
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Marquette halted all activities in men's and women's basketball for two weeks after one positive COVID-19 test from each team.
Using a single-simulation method, we picked the entire tournament using BPI-weighted coin flips.
Lexi Held scored a career-high 31 points on 10-of-14 shooting and No. 15 DePaul beat Marquette in the Big East tournament championship game for the third straight season, 88-74 on Monday night for the Blue Demons' fifth trip to the NCAA Tournament.
Lauren Van Kleunen scored 22 points and Selena Lott scored 20 and Marquette beat No. 16-ranked DePaul 90-83 on Sunday.
The Big East has been a land of opportunity since UConn left. Teams like DePaul and Marquette know this is one last push for conference dominance.
Lexi Held scored 22 points, Chante Stonewall scored 13 of her 20 points in a turnaround second quarter and the No. 16 DePaul women rallied past Marquette 89-71 on Sunday.
Baylor, with the No. 1 team in men's basketball and the No. 2-ranked defending national champ in women's hoops, leads ESPN's updated combined rankings.
Jordan Danberry scored 20 points and No. 10 Mississippi State held off a late surge from Marquette to remain unbeaten with a 74-68 victory Monday night.
Penn State hired Carolyn Kieger as its women's basketball coach on Wednesday after she led Marquette to three consecutive NCAA tournaments.
Chennedy Carter scored 30 points, Shambria Washington hit the go-ahead 3-pointer late and No. 4 Texas A&M got a 78-76 win over fifth-seed Marquette in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday.
Natisha Hiedeman scored 13 points, Allazia Blockton had 12 and five-seed Marquette overcame a nine-point fourth quarter deficit to get a 58-54 win over No. 12 Rice in overtime in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday.
Notre Dame and Stanford are favorites to reach the regional semis. But don't expect the rest of the chalk to hold in this high-scoring region.
Marquette entered Tuesday's Big East final with a chance to break into the top 16 and host a regional. Instead, DePaul pulled off the upset to improve its seed.
Chante Stonewall converted a go-ahead, 3-point play with 5.4 seconds left and DePaul beat No. 13 Marquette 74-73 on Tuesday night for the Blue Demons' fourth Big East Conference title in six seasons.
Natisha Hiedeman and Allazia Blockton each scored 23 points to help No. 13 Marquette beat Georgetown 75-62 on Monday to advance to its third straight Big East Conference title game.
Natisha Hiedeman, the Big East Player of the Year, scored 20 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and No. 17 Marquette opened the conference tournament on Sunday with an 88-57 over ninth-seeded Saint John's.
Selena Lott scored 19 points, Isabelle Spingola had 17 and No. 13 Marquette beat Providence 80-57 to win the outright Big East regular-season championship on the final day of league play Sunday.
Audrey Faber scored 24 points and Creighton upset No. 13 Marquette 71-65 on Friday night.
Natisha Hiedeman and Allazia Blockton had double-doubles and two other seniors reached double figures on Senior Day and No. 11 Marquette rolled to a 79-53 win over Xavier on Sunday to clinch a share of the Big East Conference title.
Tori Schickel scored six of her 19 points in the fourth quarter as Butler rallied past No. 11 Marquette for a 61-57 win on Friday night.
Natisha Hiedeman scored a career-high 34 points and Danielle King added 20, leading No. 8 Marquette to a 109-63 victory over Seton Hall on Sunday.
Tiana England scored 20 points and St. John's rallied from a double-digit deficit to upset No. 8 Marquette 81-74 on Friday night for the Red Storm's first victory over a top 10 team in nearly seven years.
Baylor was awarded the top overall seed in the NCAA women's basketball selection committee's first reveal of the top 16 overall seeds for the tournament. The Lady Bears are joined by fellow No. 1 seeds Louisville, Oregon and Mississippi State.
Baylor, UConn, Louisville and Oregon are No. 1 seeds, with Marquette, Mississippi State, Notre Dame and Stanford on the 2-line.