Monday, March 17, 2003

Women's NCAA team capsules



By The Associated Press

A look at the teams that comprise the field for the NCAA women's basketball championship, in alphabetical order.

Alabama State

Montgomery, Ala., 20-10.
Nickname: Lady Hornets.
Coach: Freda Freeman-Jackson
Region: Mideast.
Seed: No. 16.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: First Appearance.
Conference: Southwestern Athletic.
Top Scorers: Shameka Jackson 19.6, Chrishutta Lewis 10.8, Crystal Kitt 10.5, Jawanda West 6.6, LaTasha Thomas 5.3, Shani Jones 4.8.
Top Rebounders: Shameka Jackson 7.6, Crystal Kitt 6.3, Chrishutta Lewis 4.5, LaTasha Thomas 3.5, Jawanda West 3.0, Brandy Davis 2.7, Shani Jones 1.9, Stephanie Browning 1.8.
Top Assists: Chrishutta Lewis 2.8, Jawanda West 2.8, Brandy Davis 2.2, Crystal Kitt 1.8, Shameka Jackson 1.4, Shani Jones 1.4.
3-Point Threats: Chrishutta Lewis 74, Shani Jones 27, Shameka Jackson 19, LaTasha Thomas 14.
Last Ten: 7-3.
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Arizona

Tucson, 22-8.
Nickname: Wildcats.
Coach: Joan Bonvicini.
Region: East.
Seed: No. 6.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 5-4, 4 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2000.
Conference: Pac-10.
Top Scorers: Shwantinice Polk 17.5, Dee-Dee Wheeler 16.5, Krista Warren 11.7, Aimee Grzyb 10.8, Julie Brase 6.9, Natalie Jones 4.3.
Top Rebounders: Shawntinice Polk 10.6, Krista Warren 7.0, Dee-Dee Wheeler 4.7, Julie Brase 3.2, Natalie Jones 2.7, Robin Roberson 2.3.
Top Assists: Julie Brase 4.2, Aimee Grzyb 3.5, Dee-Dee Wheeler 2.8, Shawntinice Polk 2.6, Krista Warren 1.6, Natalie Jones 1.6.
3-Point Threats: Dee-Dee Wheeler 48, Aimee Grzyb 48, Julie Brase 41, Natalie Jones 19.
Last Ten: 8-2.
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Arkansas

Fayetteville, Ark., 21-10.
Nickname: Lady Razorbacks.
Coach: Gary Blair.
Region: West.
Seed: No. 7.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 11-8, 8 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Southeastern.
Top Scorers: Shameka Christon 15.6, India Lewis 13.6, Dana Cherry 11.8, Ruby Vaden 7.2, Lakishia Harper 5.1, Sarah Pfeifer 4.0.
Top Rebounders: Shameka Christon 6.3, Dana Cherry 4.9, Ruby Vaden 4.0, Lakishia Harper 3.4, Sarah Pfeifer 3.1, India Lewis 2.7.
Top Assists: Lakishia Harper 4.5, Rochelle Vaughn 2.4, India Lewis 2.2, Dana Cherry 1.6, Shameka Christon 1.5.
3-Point Threats: India Lewis 71, Shameka Christon 24, Rochelle Vaughn 14.
Last Ten: 5-5.
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Austin Peay

Clarksville, Tenn., 27-3.
Nickname: Lady Govs.
Coach: Susie Gardner.
Region: Mideast.
Seed: No. 14.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 0-3, 3 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Ohio Valley.
Top Scorers: Brooke Armistead 18.4, Gerlonda Hardin 15.1, Ashley Haynes 11.3, Kera Bergeron 8.8, Paige Smith 8.8, Cassandra Peek 4.3.
Top Rebounders: Gerlonda Hardin 8.1, Ashley Haynes 6.4, Missy Booker 3.1, Brooke Armistead 3.0, Paige Smith 2.8, Jessica Grayson 2.4.
Top Assists: Paige Smith 3.9, Ashley Haynes 3.1, Brooke Armistead 2.7, Cassandra Peek 2.7.
3-Point Threats: Kera Bergeron 71, Paige Smith 58, Brooke Armistead 35, Cassandra Peek 28.
Last Ten: 10-0.
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Boston College

Chestnut Hill, Mass., 20-8.
Nickname: Eagles.
Coach: Cathy Inglese.
Region: East.
Seed: No. 5.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 2-3, 3 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Big East.
Top Scorers: Jessalyn Deveny 17.4, Becky Gottstein 15.3, Amber Jacobs 11.5, Brianne Stepherson 8.1, Clare Droesch 7.1, Adriana Spears 4.2.
Top Rebounders: Becky Gottstein 8.4, Jessalyn Deveny 5.8, Brianne Stepherson 3.4, Clare Droesch 3.0, Adriana Spears 3.0, Kim Mackie 2.9.
Top Assists: Brianne Stepherson 5.1, Amber Jacobs 3.8, Jessalyn Deveny 2.3, Becky Gottstein 1.9, Kim Mackie 1.5., Clare Droesch 1.5.
3-Point Threats: Amber Jacobs 44, Clare Droesch 36, Jessalyn Deveny 25.
Last Ten: 6-4.
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Boston University

Boston, 16-14.
Nickname: Terriers.
Coach: Margaret McKeon.
Region: East.
Seed: No. 16.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: First appearance.
Conference: America East.
Top Scorers: Katie Terhune 17.3, Katie Meinhardt 11.2, Adrienne Norris 8.2, Larissa Parr 8.1, Alison Argentieri 7.4, Marisa Moseley 7.1.
Top Rebounders: Marisa Moseley 5.8, Adrienne Norris 5.7, Katie Terhune 4.7, Larissa Parr 4.4, Amparo Lopez 4.3, Katie Meinhardt 2.5, Alison Argentieri 2.1, Rachel Werner 2.1.
Top Assists: Alison Argentieri 2.6, Marisa Moseley 2.3, Katie Meinhardt 2.0, Adrienne Norris 1.6, Katie Terhune 1.3.
3-Point Threats: Katie Terhune 53, Alison Argentieri 39, Katie Meinhardt 35.
Last Ten: 7-3.
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Brigham Young

Provo, Utah, 19-11.
Nickname: Cougars.
Coach: Jeff Judkins.
Region: Mideast.
Seed: No. 11.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 2-5, 5 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Mountain West.
Top Scorers: Erin Thorn 19.1, Danielle Cheesman 11.5, Julie Sullivan 6.2, Kali Taylor 4.5, Ambrosia Anderson 4.2, Kestlee Nelson 4.0, Lisa Hansen 3.7, Jen Overdiek 3.5.
Top Rebounders: Danielle Cheesman 5.5, Erin Thorn 4.2, Jen Overdiek 3.1, Ambrosia Anderson 3.0, Julie Sullivan 2.9.
Top Assists: Erin Thorn 5.7, Julie Sullivan 3.8, Kestlee Nelson 2.6, Kali Taylor 1.3, Danielle Cheesman 1.1.
3-Point Threats: Erin Thorn 97, Kestlee Nelson 21, Danielle Cheesman 15.
Last Ten: 5-5.
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UC Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, Calif., 26-4.
Nickname: Gauchos.
Coach: Mark French.
Region: Midwest.
Seed: No. 7.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 4-8, 8 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Big West.
Top Scorers: Lindsay Taylor 16.1, Kristen Mann 14.6, Jess Hansen 10.6, Mia Fisher 10.6, Lisa Willett 8.9, Brandy Richardson 7.0, Debby Caine 5.0.
Top Rebounders: Brandy Richardson 9.3, Lindsay Taylor 7.4, Kristen Mann 6.8, Mia Fisher 4.0, Lisa Willett 3.8, Jess Hansen 3.1, Haddy Sarr 3.0.
Top Assists: Debby Caine 3.9, Jess Hansen 2.8, Mia Fisher 1.9, Kristen Mann 1.9, Brandy Richardson 1.9, Lisa Willett 1.7.
3-Point Threats: Jess Hansen 61, Lisa Willet 32, Debby Caine 29, Kristen Mann 18.
Last Ten: 9-1.
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Charlotte

Charlotte, N.C., 21-8.
Nickname: 49ers.
Coach: Katie Meier.
Region: Midwest.
Seed: No. 12.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: First appearance.
Conference: Conference USA.
Top Scorers: Peaches Harris 11.6, Pam Brown 10.4, Alicia Abernathy 9.1, Monica League 7.7, Leslie Cook 7.7, Sakellie Daniels 6.5.
Top Rebounders: Alicia Abernathy 6.9, Andrea Davidson 4.2, Pam Brown 3.9, Krystion Obie 3.5, Monica League 3.2, Jen Williams 3.0.
Top Assists: Alicia Abernathy 3.5, Monica League 2.5, Andrea Davidson 2.1, Sakellie Daniels 1.8, Peaches Harris 1.7, Leslie Cook 1.6.
3-Point Threats: Peaches Harris 57, Leslie Cook 56, Alicia Abernathy 25, Monica League 19, Andrea Davidson 18.
Last Ten: 7-3.
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Chattanooga

Chattanooga, Tenn., 26-4.
Nickname: Lady Mocs.
Coach: Wes Moore.
Region: Mideast.
Seed: No. 12.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 0-4, 4 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2003.
Conference: Southern.
Top Scorers: Jennifer Wilson 9.9, Miranda Warfield 9.4, Nneka Irons 8.5, Tiffani Roberson 8.5, Katasha Brown 7.9, Heather McDivitt 6.7, Shamya Sermons 6.1, Katie Galloway 5.8, Tiffany Patton 5.7.
Top Rebounders: Shamya Sermons 7.4, Jennifer Wilson 5.6, Tiffany Patton 4.4, Tiffani Roberson 3.9, Miranda Warfield 3.2.
Top Assists: Heather McDivitt 3.7, Jennifer Wilson 2.0, Katie Galloway 1.9, Nneka Irons 1.9, Miranda Warfield 1.6, Angela Hunter 1.5.
3-Point Threats: Nneka Irons 45, Katasha Brown 38, Miranda Warfield 37, Heather McDivitt 35, Katie Galloway 23.
Last Ten: 9-1.
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Cincinnati

Cincinnati, 23-7.
Nickname: Bearcats
Coach: Laurie Pirtle.
Region: West.
Seed: No. 10.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 1-3, 3 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Conference USA.
Top Scorers: Debbie Merrill 18.1, Valerie King 16.5, K.B. Sharp 13.9, Carolyn Alexander 10.8, Brittani Young 3.9, Micah Harvey 2.9.
Top Rebounders: Debbie Merrill 8.4, Carolyn Alexander 6.3, K.B. Sharp 5.8, Brittani Young 4.3, DeAnna Stevenson 2.9, Valerie King 2.8.
Top Assists: K.B. Sharp 6.0, Brittani Young 2.1, Micah Harvey 2.0, Debbie Merrill 1.9, Valerie King 1.5.
3-Point Threats: Valerie King 89, K.B. Sharp 28.
Last Ten: 7-3.
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Colorado

Boulder, 22-7.
Nickname: Buffaloes.
Coach: Ceal Barry.
Region: Mideast.
Seed: No. 6.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 15-10, 10 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Big 12.
Top Scorers: Tera Bjorklund 17.9, Kate Fagan 10.4, Sabrina Scott 10.0, Linda Lappe 8.2, Randie Wirt 4.7, Amber Metoyer 4.2, Veronica Johns-Richardson 3.9.
Top Rebounders: Sabrina Scott 6.9, Tera Bjorklund 6.6, Randie Wirt 4.4, Linda Lappe 4.1, Amber Metoyer 3.4, Kate Fagan 2.9.
Top Assists: Sabrina Scott 3.1, Linda Lappe 3.0, Tera Bjorklund 2.6, Maria Billingsley 2.1, Kate Fagan 1.6.
3-Point Threats: Kate Fagan 58, Sabrina Scott 33, Veronica Johns-Richardson 14, Maria Billingsley 11.
Last Ten: 7-3.
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Connecticut

Storrs, Conn., 31-1.
Nickname: Huskies.
Coach: Geno Auriemma.
Region: East.
Seed: No. 1.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 41-11, 14 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Big East.
Top Scorers: Diana Taurasi 16.3, Jessica Moore 10.6, Ann Strother 10.3, Barbara Turner 10.1, Ashley Battle 8.5, Maria Conlon 6.9, Willnett Crockett 5.8.
Top Rebounders: Diana Taurasi 6.2, Barbara Turner 6.1, Jessica Moore 5.9, Ashley Battle 5.5, Ann Strother 4.8, Wilnett Crockett 4.6.
Top Assists: Diana Taurasi 4.6, Maria Conlon 3.4, Ann Strother 3.1, Ashley Battle 1.9, Jessica Moore 1.2, Morgan Valley 1.2.
3-Point Threats: Diana Taurasi 50, Ann Strother 48, Maria Conlon 45.
Last Ten: 9-1.
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DePaul

Chicago, 22-9.
Nickname: Blue Demons.
Coach: Doug Bruno.
Region: Midwest.
Seed: No. 9.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 3-7, 7 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 1997.
Conference: Conference USA
Top Scorers: Jenni Dant 14.5, Khara Smith 13.4, Charlene Smith 11.6, Ashley Luke 11.2, Sarah Kustok 6.7, Jamie Smith 5.3, Laura Sobieszczyk 5.3.
Top Rebounders: Khara Smith 8.1, Jamie Smith 5.4, Sarah Kustok 4.0, Charlene Smith 3.8, Jenni Dant 3.5, Laura Sobieszczyk 3.4, Ashley Luke 2.0.
Top Assists: Charlene Smith 2.7, Ashley Luke 2.7, Laura Sobieszczyk 2.6, Jenni Dant 2.2, Sarah Kustok 1.5, Khara Smith 1.3.
3-Point Threats: Ashley Luke 92, Sarah Kustok 48, Laura Sobieszczyk 40, Jenni Dant 28.
Last Ten: 7-3.
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Duke

Durham, N.C., 31-1.
Nickname: Blue Devils.
Coach: Gail Goestenkors.
Region: Midwest.
Seed: No. 1.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 20-9, 9 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Atlantic Coast.
Top Scorers: Alana Beard 21.8, Iciss Tillis 14.8, Sheana Mosch 8.2, Mistie Bass 7.3, Lindsey Harding 6.4, Vicki Krapohl 5.6, Michele Matyasovsky 5.5, Jessica Foley 5.4, Wynter Whitley 5.0.
Top Rebounders: Iciss Tillis 7.6, Alana Beard 7.1, Lindsey Harding 3.9, Michele Matyasovsky 3.8, Mistie Bass 3.6, Wynter Whitley 3.1, Sheana Mosch 3.0.
Top Assists: Lindsey Harding 3.2, Alana Beard 3.1, Vicki Krapohl 2.9, Iciss Tillis 2.3, Jessica Foley 2.1, Sheana Mosch 1.5.
3-Point Threats: Vicki Krapohl 54, Iciss Tillis 39, Jessica Foley 25, Alana Beard 19.
Last Ten: 10-0.
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George Washington

Washington, 24-6.
Nickname: Colonials
Coach: Joe McKeown.
Region: Mideast.
Seed: No. 7.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 11-9, 9 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2001.
Conference: Atlantic 10.
Top Scorers: Cathy Joens 17.3, Ugo Oha 15.5, Anna Montanana 9.1, Lindsey Davidson 6.8, Erica Lawrence 6.5, Valerie Williams 6.2, Greeba Outen Barlow 5.0.
Top Rebounders: Ugo Oha 6.6, Anna Montanana 6.2, Cathy Joens 4.8, Lindsey Davidson 4.5, Erica Lawrence 3.2.
Top Assists: Marsheik Witherspoon 3.8, Anna Montanana 3.6, Cathy Joens 3.3, Lindsey Davidson 3.3, Greeba Outen Barlow 1.4, Ugo Oha 1.2, Erica Lawrence 1.2.
3-Point Threats: Cathy Joens 88, Lindsey Davidson 45, Anna Montanana 20.
Last Ten: 9-1.
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Georgia

Athens, 19-9.
Nickname: Lady Bulldogs.
Coach: Andy Landers.
Region: Midwest.
Seed: No. 5.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 36-19, 19 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Southeastern.
Top Scorers: Christi Thomas 15.6, Alexis Kendrick 12.3, Mary Beth Lycett 10.0, Sherill Baker 9.8, Jessica Pierce 7.2, Katie Frye 2.3.
Top Rebounders: Christi Thomas 7.9, Mary Beth Lycett 4.3, Jessica Pierce 4.3, Sherill Baker 4.1, Alexis Kendrick 4.0.
Top Assists: Alexis Kendrick 5.1, Mary Beth Lycett 2.9, Sherill Baker 2.8.
3-Point Threats: Mary Beth Lycett 50, Alexis Kendrick 49.
Last Ten: 5-5.
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Georgia State

Atlanta, 20-10.
Nickname: Panthers.
Coach: Lea Henry.
Region: Midwest.
Seed: No. 16.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 0-2, 2 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Atlantic Sun.
Top Scorers: Evita Rogers 15.7, Angelina Miller 13.5, Holly Coates 6.7, Monica Thomas 6.5, Patechia Hartman 6.5, Kara Edwards 6.1, Yvette Tisdale 5.4.
Top Rebounders: Holly Coates 6.1, Evita Rogers 5.8, Yvette Tisdale 5.2, Angelina Miller 4.0, Kara Edwards 3.6, Patechia Hartman 3.2, April Clyburn 3.1, Monica Thomas 2.4.
Top Assists: Patechia Hartman 4.0, Dee Dee Merriweather 2.9, Evita Rogers 1.3, Angelina Miller 1.2.
3-Point Threats: Angelina Miller 38, Evita Rogers 29, Monica Thomas 19.
Last Ten: 10-0.
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Georgia Tech

Atlanta, 20-10.
Nickname: Yellow Jackets.
Coach: Agnus Berenato.
Region: East.
Seed: No. 10.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 0-1, 1 year.
Last NCAA Appearance: 1993.
Conference: Atlantic Coast.
Top Scorers: Sonja Mallory 16.5, Fallon Stokes 15.4, Megan Isom 10.0, Alex Stewart 8.6, Mallorie Winn 7.4, Kasha Terry 4.9, Megan Harpring 4.2.
Top Rebounders: Sonja Mallory 9.1, Fallon Stokes 6.5, Alex Stewart 5.5, Kasha Terry 4.9, Megan Isom 4.3.
Top Assists: Alex Stewart 5.6, Megan Isom 2.6, Mallorie Winn 1.6, Fallon Stokes 1.1.
3-Point Threats: Megan Isom 58, Mallorie Winn 19, Megan Harpring 16.
Last Ten: 6-4.
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Hampton

Hampton, Va., 23-8.
Nickname: Pirates.
Coach: Patricia Cage-Bibbs.
Region: West.
Seed: No. 15.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 0-1, 1 year.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2000.
Conference: Mid-Eastern Atlantic.
Top Scorers: LaShondra Dixon 18.3, Nicole Brathwaite 12.7, Bianca Johnson 11.4, Lynetta Sullivan 10.7, Brendy Ellis 5.3, Necka Lancaster 4.5.
Top Rebounders: Lynetta Sullivan 5.9, LaShondra Dixon 5.4, Bianca Johnson 4.6, Angela Burnham 3.8, Necka Lancaster 2.6.
Top Assists: LaShondra Dixon 3.5, Necka Lancaster 2.2, Lynetta Sullivan 2.1, Bianca Johnson 1.3.
3-Point Threats: LaShondra Dixon 55, Brendy Ellis 15, Bianca Johnson 12, Lynetta Sullivan 11.
Last Ten: 9-1.
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Harvard

Boston, 22-4.
Nickname: Crimson.
Coach: Kathy Delaney-Smith.
Region: East.
Seed: No. 14.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 1-4, 4 years.
Last NCAA Apppearance: 2002.
Conference: Ivy League.
Top Scorers: Hana Peljto 21.5, Reka Cserny 14.3, Tricia Tubridy 8.0, Beverly Moore 7.7, Rochelle Bell 4.6, Jessica Holsey 4.1, Kate Ides 4.0.
Top Rebounders: Hana Peljto 9.8, Tricia Tubridy 7.2, Reka Cserny 6.2, Kate Ides 2.6, Jessica Holsey 2.3.
Top Assists: Tricia Tubridy 3.2, Beverly Moore 2.1, Rochelle Bell 2.1, Reka Cserny 2.0, Jessica Holsey 1.9, Hana Peljto 1.8.
3-Point Threats: Tricia Tubridy 41, Beverly Moore 26, Reka Csenry 24, Hana Peljto 23, Rochelle Bell 23.
Last Ten: 10-0.
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Holy Cross

Worcester, Mass., 24-7.
Nickname: Crusaders.
Coach: Bill Gibbons.
Region: Mideast.
Seed: No. 13.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 1-9, 9 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2001.
Conference: Patriot League.
Top Scorers: Maggie Fontana 15.7, Katie O'Keefe 13.8, Sarah Placek 8.8, Liz O'Connor 7.6, Lisa Andrews 7.4, Mary Rose Campbell 6.6, Shannon Bush 4.6.
Top Rebounders: Mary Rose Campbell 8.2, Maggie Fontana 7.2, Katie O'Keefe 5.6, Liz O'Connor 3.6, Lisa Andrews 3.0, Sarah Placek 2.2.
Top Assists: Maggie Fontana 3.3, Sarah Placek 3.2, Katie O'Keefe 2.4, Liz O'Connor 2.4, Shannon Bush 2.2, Mary Rose Campbell 2.1.
3-Point Threats: Sarah Placek 32, Liz O'Connor 30, Jessica Conte 23, Maggie Fontana 16, Shannon Bush 16.
Last Ten: 10-0.
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Illinois

Champaign, 17-11.
Nickname: Fighting Illini.
Coach: Theresa Grentz.
Region: Mideast.
Seed: No. 9.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 8-7, 7 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2000.
Conference: Big Ten.
Top Scorers: Angelina Williams 15.6, Cindy Dallas 12.5, Aminata Yanni 12.1, Tiffanie Guthrie 10.7, Karen Hagberg 8.1.
Top Rebounders: Cindy Dallas 9.5, Karen Hagberg 5.2, Angelina Williams 4.5, Tiffanie Guthrie 4.0, Aminata Yanni 3.1.
Top Assists: Angelina Williams 2.8, Aminata Yanni 1.9, Brett Leonard 1.9, Cindy Dallas 1.6, Tiffanie Guthrie 1.5.
3-Point Threats: Aminata Yanni 49, Jere Issenmann 39, Tiffanie Guthrie 28, Angelina Williams 25.
Last Ten: 5-5.
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Kansas State

Manhattan, 28-4.
Nickname: Wildcats.
Coach: Deb Patterson.
Region: East.
Seed: No. 3.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 5-6, 6 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Big 12.
Top Scorers: Kendra Wecker 19.2, Nicole Ohlde 18.4, Megan Mahoney 14.3, Laurie Koehn 12.6, Brie Madden 4.8, Amy Dutmer 4.0, Chelsea Domenico 3.5.
Top Rebounders: Nicole Ohlde 9.0, Kendra Wecker 8.3, Megan Mahoney 6.4, Brie Madden 4.2, Laurie Koehn 3.4, Chelsea Domenico 3.1.
Top Assists: Megan Mahoney 4.8, Kendra Wecker 3.7, Nicole Ohlde 3.2, Chelsea Domenico 3.2, Laurie Koehn 1.9.
3-Point Threats: Laurie Koehn 61, Megan Mahoney 55, Kendra Wecker 52, Chelsea Domenico 29, Amy Dutmer 24.
Last Ten: 8-2.
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Liberty

Lynchburg, Va., 26-3.
Nickname: Lady Flames.
Coach: Carey Green.
Region: East.
Seed: No. 13.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 0-6, 6 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Big South.
Top Scorers: Katie Feenstra 15.4, Kristal Tharp 12.1, Agne Jasinskaite 8.1, Daina Staugaitiene 6.3, Stephanie Walker 5.5, Meribeth Anderson 4.6, Monique Leonard 4.3.
Top Rebounders: Katie Feenstra 9.0, Kristina Palaimaite 4.8, Meribeth Anderson 4.2, Kristal Tharp 4.1, Agne Jasinskaite 3.3.
Top Assists: Daina Staugaitiene 3.9, Kristal Tharp 1.9, Monique Leonard 2.2, Agne Jasinskaite 1.3, Stephanie Walker 1.2.
3-Point Threats: Kristal Tharp 47, Ange Jasinskaite 31, Daina Staugaitiene 23.
Last Ten: 10-0.
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Louisiana State

Baton Rouge, La., 27-3.
Nickname: Lady Tigers.
Coach: Sue Gunter.
Region: West.
Seed: No. 1.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 13-12, 12 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Southeastern.
Top Scorers: Seimone Augustus 15.3, Aiysha Smith 13.0, Temeka Johnson 10.1, Doneeka Hodges 9.2, Ke-Ke Tardy 7.9, DeTrina White 7.7, Roneeka Hodges 4.5.
Top Rebounders: DeTrina White 6.7, Seimone Augustus 5.6, Aiysha Smith 5.6, Roneeka Hodges 3.6, Temeka Johnson 3.3, Doneeka Hodges 2.6, Ke-Ke Tardy 2.6.
Top Assists: Temeka Johnston 5.7, Doneeka Hodges 2.7, Kisha James 2.9, Roneeka Hodges 2.2, Seimone Augustus 1.9.
3-Point Threats: Doneeka Hodges 38, Aiysha Smith 13.
Last Ten: 8-2.
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Louisiana Tech

Ruston, La., 29-2.
Nickname: Lady Techsters.
Coach: Kurt Budke.
Region: West.
Seed: No. 5.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 64-19, 21 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Western Athletic.
Top Scorers: Cheryl Ford 15.5, Trina Frierson 14.6, Amber Obaze 11.8, Erica Smith 11.2, Amisha Carter 6.4, Aarica Ray 6.1, Tasha Crain 4.6.
Top Rebounders: Cheryl Ford 12.8, Trina Frierson 7.5, Amisha Carter 5.0, Amber Obaze 4.0, Erica Smith 4.0, Tasha Crain 2.3, Sultra Harding 2.3, Aarica Ray 2.2.
Top Assists: Amber Obaze 3.4, Erica Smith 3.1, Tasha Crain 2.8, Tamaka Clay 2.1.
3-Point Threats: Erica Smith 37, Aarica Ray 35, Toya George 15.
Last Ten: 10-0.
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Manhattan

Riverdale, N.Y., 20-9.
Nickname: Lady Jaspers.
Coach: Sal Buscaglia.
Region: Midwest.
Seed: No. 14.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 0-3, 3 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 1996.
Conference: Metro Atlantic Athletic.
Top Scorers: Rosalee Mason 16.3, Siobhan Kilkenny 11.8, Tiffany Schettig 10.8, Eve Walters 6.6, Serra Sangar 6.4, Donnette Reed 5.6, Christine Bach 3.9.
Top Rebounders: Rosalee Mason 11.5, Siobhan Kilkenny 6.0, Eve Walters 4.3, Serra Sangar 3.6, Tiffany Schettig 3.1, Toyelle Wilson 2.7.
Top Assists: Siobhan Kilkenny 2.8, Donnette Reed 2.3, Christine Bach 2.1, Tiffany Schettig 1.7, Rosalee Mason 1.6.
3-Point Threats: Tiffany Schettig 67, Siobhan Kilkenny 23.
Last Ten: 9-1.
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Miami

Coral Gables, Fla., 18-12.
Nickname: Hurricane.
Coach: Ferne Labati.
Region: Midwest.
Seed: No. 11.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 2-4, 4 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 1998.
Top Scorers: Tamara James 20.9, Meghan Saake 10.2, Yalonda McCormack 9.9, Chanivia Broussard 9.5, Shaquana Wilkins 8.2, Melissa Knight 6.7.
Top Rebounders: Tamara James 8.0, Shaquana Wilkins 5.9, Chanivia Broussard 4.4, Alicia Hartlaub 4.1, Meghan Saake 3.8, Melissa Knight 3.7, Yalonda McCormick 3.2.
Top Assists: Yalonda McCormick 6.0, Meghan Saake 3.4, Melissa Knight 1.8, Tamara James 1.5, Chanivia Broussard 1.1.
3-Point Threats: Meghan Saake 29, Melissa Knight 18, Tamara James 16.
Last Ten: 5-5.
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Michigan State

East Lansing, 17-11.
Nickname: Spartans.
Coach: Joanne P. McCallie.
Region: East.
Seed: No. 8.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 2-3, 3 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 1997.
Conference: Big Ten.
Top Scorers: Syreeta Bromfield 14.6, Lindsay Bowen 13.5, Kelli Roehrig 12.0, Liz Shimek 10.6, Kristin Haynie 10.2, Julie Pagel 5.5.
Top Rebounders: Liz Shimek 9.1 Syreeta Bromfield 6.3, Kelli Roehrig 5.1, Julie Pagel 4.8, Kristin Haynie 3.8, Lindsay Bowen 2.4.
Top Assists: Kristin Haynie 5.0, Syreeta Bromfield 3.2, Julie Pagel 2.6, Lindsay Bowen 2.3.
3-Point Threats: Lindsay Bowen 76, Syreeta Bromfield 49, Kristin Haynie 22.
Last Ten: 6-4.
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Minnesota

Minneapolis, 23-5.
Nickname: Golden Gophers.
Coach: Pam Borton.
Region: West.
Seed: No. 6.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 2-2, 2 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Big Ten.
Top Scorers: Lindsay Whalen 21.3, Corrin Von Wald 14.9, Janel McCarville 13.3, Kim Prince 7.1, Kadidja Andersson 7.1, Tanisha Gilbert 5.1, Shannon Schonrock 3.8, Lindsay Lieser 3.4.
Top Rebounders: Janel McCarville 8.9, Lindsay Whalen 4.9, Kadidja Andersson 4.0, Corrin Von Wald 3.9, Kim Prince 3.1, Tanisha Gilbert 2.4.
Top Assists: Lindsay Whalen 6.2, Corrin Von Wald 2.6, Shannon Schonrock 2.4, Kadidja Andersson 2.3, Tanisha Gilbert 1.6.
3-Point Threats: Corrin Von Wald 38, Lindsay Wahlen 28, Lindsay Lieser 26, Shannon Schonrock 22.
Last Ten: 8-2.
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Mississippi State

Starkville, 23-7.
Nickname: Bulldogs.
Coach: Sharon Fanning.
Region: Midwest.
Seed: No. 3.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 2-3, 3 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Southeastern.
Top Scorers: LaToya Thomas 25.6, Tan White 18.0, Doceide Warren 8.8, Blessing Chekwa (injured) 6.0, Rebecca Kates 5.7, Renea Jones 4.7, Seneca Anderson 3.2, Mamie McKinney 3.2.
Top Rebounders: LaToya Thomas 8.7, Tan White 6.8, Blessing Chekwa (injured) 4.4, Rebecca Kates 4.2, Doceide Warren 3.8, Mamie McKinney 3.5, Renea Jones 2.3, Seneca Anderson 2.3.
Top Assists: Tan White 3.9, Doceide Warren 2.6, Renea Jones 2.5, LaToya Thomas 1.7, Rebecca Kates 1.5.
3-Point Threats: Tan White 55, Doceide Warren 31, Rebecca Kates 24, LaToya Thomas 15.
Last Ten: 7-3.
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New Mexico

Albuquerque, 22-8.
Nickname: Lobos.
Coach: Don Flanagan.
Region: Midwest.
Seed: No. 6.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 0-1, 1 year.
Last NCAA Appearance: 1998.
Conference: Mountain West.
Top Scorers: Jordan Adams 15.4, Chelsea Grear 10.5, Mandi Moore 8.3, Cristal Garcia 7.4, Melissa Forest 7.0, Lindsey Arndt 5.7, Abbie Letz 5.7.
Top Rebounders: Chelsea Grear 6.6, Jordan Adams 6.5, Mandi Moore 5.1, Lindsey Arndt 4.3, Melissa Forest 4.0, Abbie Letz 3.1, Cristal Garcia 2.6.
Top Assists: Mandi Moore 6.6, Jordan Adams 2.5, Lindsey Arndt 1.5, Chelsea Grear 1.4, Abbie Letz 1.4, Cristal Garcia 1.1.
3-Point Threats: Cristal Garcia 37, Abbie Letz 33, Mandi Moore 31, Chelsea Grear 20, Melissa Forest 20.
Last Ten: 9-1.
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North Carolina

Chapel Hill, 27-5.
Nickname: Tar Heels.
Coach: Sylvia Hatchell.
Region: No. 3.
Seed: Mideast.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 23-13, 14 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Atlantic Coast.
Top Scorers: Coretta Brown 14.4, Nikita Bell 11.3, Candace Sutton 10.8, La'Tangela Atkinson 9.9, Leah Metcalf 9.4, Jennifer Thomas 5.4.
Top Rebounders: La'Tangela Atkinson 8.2, Candace Sutton 5.8, Nikita Bell 5.3, Jennifer Thomas 4.8, Kenya McBee 4.4, Coretta Brown 3.6.
Top Assists: Leah Metcalf 4.4, Coretta Brown 4.3, La'Tangela Atkinson 2.7, Nikita Bell 1.8.
3-Point Threats: Coretta Brown 82, Leah Metcalf 42, Jessica Sell 26.
Last Ten: 7-3.
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Notre Dame

South Bend, Ind., 19-10.
Nickname: Fighting Irish.
Coach: Muffet McGraw.
Region: East.
Seed: No. 11.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 17-8, 9 years.
Last NCAA appearance: 2002.
Conference: Big East.
Top Scorers: Jacqueline Batteast 14.9, Courtney LaVere 12.5, Alicia Ratay 12.3, Teresa Borton 8.2, Katy Flecky 7.7, Le'Tania Severe 7.2.
Top Rebounders: Jacqueline Batteast 8.3, Courtney LaVere 5.6, Alicia Ratay 4.7, Teresa Borton 4.7, Katy Flecky 4.4, Le'Tania Severe 3.4.
Top Assists: Le'Tania Severe 3.9, Jacqueline Batteast 2.5, Megan Duffy 2.3, Katy Flecky 1.6, Alicia Ratay 1.3.
3-Point Threats: Alicia Ratay 44.
Last Ten: 7-3.
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Ohio State

Columbus, 21-9.
Nickname: Buckeyes.
Coach: Jim Foster.
Region: West.
Seed: No. 4.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 13-11, 11 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 1999.
Conference: Big Ten.
Top Scorers: Caity Matter 15.6, Courtney Coleman 14.2, LaToya Turner 8.7, Ashley Allen 8.5, D'wan Shackleford 7.4, Kim Wilburn 7.3, Didi Reynolds 5.9.
Top Rebounders: Courtney Coleman 6.5, LaToya Turner 5.3, D'wan Shackleford 4.8, Caity Matter 3.5, Ashley Allen 3.2, Didi Reynolds 2.7, Kim Wilburn 2.6.
Top Assists: Kim Wilburn 5.2, Ashley Allen 3.6, Didi Reynolds 1.7, LaToya Turner 1.8, Courtney Coleman 1.6, Caity Matter 1.3.
3-Point Threats: Caity Matter 101, Ashley Allen 28, Didi Reynolds 27.
Last Ten: 6-4.
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Oklahoma

Norman, 19-12.
Nickname: Sooners.
Coach: Sherri Coale.
Region: Mideast.
Seed: No. 10.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 11-5, 5 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Big 12.
Top Scorers: Maria Villarroel 14.6, Chelsi Welch 12.1, Dionnah Jackson 11.9, Theresa Schuknecht 11.4, Beky Preston 4.1, Laura Andrews 3.8, Lauren Shoush 3.8.
Top Rebounders: Theresa Schuknecht 6.7, Dionnah Jackson 6.4, Maria Villarroel 5.0, Beky Preston 4.3, Laura Andrews 3.7, Chelsi Welch 3.6, Lauren Shoush 2.7.
Top Assists: Dionnah Jackson 5.1, Lauren Shoush 2.1, Maria Villarroel 1.8, Chelsi Welch 1.7.
3-Point Threats: Chelsi Welch 43, Dionnah Jackson 21, Laura Andrews 20, Stephanie Luce 14.
Last Ten: 6-4.
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Old Dominion

Norfolk, Va., 21-10.
Nickname: Lady Monarchs.
Coach: Wendy Larry.
Region: East.
Seed: No. 12.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 32-18, 19 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Colonial Athletic Association.
Top Scorers: Okeisha Howard 14.8, Shareese Grant 12.6, Monique Coker 10.3, Max Nhassengo 7.9, Kim Giddens 7.1, Corrina Turner 6.4, Myria Spence 4.7.
Top Rebounders: Monique Coker 8.5, Corrina Turner 7.1, Kim Giddens 6.7, Max Nhassengo 4.8, Shareese Grant 3.3, Okeisha Howard 2.4.
Top Assists: Okeisha Howard 4.6, Shareese Grant 2.4, Monique Coker 2.1, Max Nhassengo 1.8, Paula Muxiri 1.5.
3-Point Threats: Okeisha Howard 48, Myriah Spence 16.
Last Ten: 10-0.
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Penn State

State College, Pa., 24-8.
Nickname: Lady Lions.
Coach: Rene Portland.
Region: Mideast.
Seed: No. 4.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 21-18, 18 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Big Ten.
Top Scorers: Kelly Mazzante 24.1, Tanisha Wright 16.3, Jessica Brungo 11.8, Jess Strom 9.7, Ashli Schwab 7.9, Jennifer Brenden 5.7.
Top Rebounders: Jessica Brungo 6.3, Ashli Schwab 6.0, Tanisha Wright 5.6, Kelly Mazzante 4.6, Hazel Joseph 3.1, Jess Strom 2.4.
Top Assists: Jess Strom 6.4, Tanisha Wright 4.0, Jessica Brungo 2.6, Kelly Mazzante 2.2, Jennifer Brenden 1.3.
3-Point Threats: Kelly Mazzante 88, Jess Strom 44, Jennifer Brenden 39, Jessica Brungo 35.
Last Ten: 7-3.
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Pepperdine

Malibu, Calif., 22-7.
Nickname: Waves.
Coach: Mark Trakh.
Region: West.
Seed: No. 12.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 0-2, 2 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: West Coast.
Top Scorers: Shandrika Lee 17.6, Nicole Funn 9.9, Shanell Law 9.9, Keani Christianson 9.5, Tamara McDonald 9.3, Damaris Hinojosa 8.8, Anna Lembke 5.5, Jennifer Lacy 4.8.
Top Rebounders: Keani Christianson 5.3, Nicole Funn 4.9, Anna Lembke 4.5, Tamara McDonald 3.6, Shanell Law 3.5, Jennifer Lacy 3.3, Kelli Spencer 3.3, Shandrika Lee 3.0.
Top Assists: Tamara McDonald 2.8, Nicole Funn 2.2, Damaris Hinojosa 1.6, Shanell Law 1.3, Kelli Spencer 1.1.
3-Point Threats: Damaris Hinojosa 47, Shanell Law 46, Shandrika Lee 31, Tamara McDonald 26, Alicia Komaki 13, Keani Christianson 13.
Last Ten: 9-1.
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Purdue

West Lafayette, Ind., 26-5.
Nickname: Boilermakers.
Coach: Kristy Curry.
Region: East.
Seed: No. 2.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 27-12, 13 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Big Ten.
Top Scorers: Shereka Wright 19.4, Erika Valek 13.4, Mary Jo Noon 10.9, Beth Jones 8.8, Lindsey Hicks 7.5, Emily Heikes 6.3.
Top Rebounders: Shereka Wright 6.2, Emily Heikes 5.4, Mary Jo Noon 4.7, Lindsey Hicks 4.6, Erika Valek 3.9, Beth Jones 2.5.
Top Assists: Erika Valek 5.1, Shereka Wright 2.5, Beth Jones 2.5, Lindsey Hicks 1.8, Sharika Webb 1.4.
3-Point Threats: Beth Jones 64, Erika Valek 36, Shereka Wright 11, Missy Taylor 10.
Last Ten: 8-2.
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Rutgers

Piscataway, N.J., 20-7.
Nickname: Scarlet Knights.
Coach: Vivian Stringer.
Region: Midwest.
Seed: No. 4.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 18-13, 13 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2001.
Conference: Big East.
Top Scorers: Cappie Pondexter 18.4, Mauri Horton 11.9, Chelsea Newton 10.4, Dawn McCullouch 9.9, Shalicia Hurns 7.3, Michelle Campbell 5.9.
Top Rebounders: Shalicia Hurns 6.9, Cappie Pondexter 4.9, Chelsea Newton 4.9, Mauri Horton 4.6, Dawn McCullouch 4.1, Mariota Theodoris 2.9, Michelle Campbell 2.8.
Top Assists: Cappie Pondexter 4.8, Chelsea Newton 2.7, Mauri Horton 2.2, Dawn McCullouch 1.3.
3-Point Threats: Mauri Horton 39, Cappie Pondexter 28, Chelsea Newton 14.
Last Ten: 8-2.
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St. Francis, Pa.

Loretto, Pa., 23-7.
Nickname: Red Flash.
Coach: Myndi Hill.
Region: Mideast.
Seed: No. 15.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 0-6, 6 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Northeast.
Top Scorers: Beth Swink 16.1, Carlin Chesick 13.9, Tonjee Ward 13.2, Sami Allison 7.4, Karen Hewitt 6.2, Regina Schlichter 4.8.
Top Rebounders: Beth Swink 8.3, Carlin Chesick 7.1, Sami Allison 3.4, Tonjee Ward 3.3, Karen Hewitt 2.6, Jess Van Der Leest 2.5, Regina Schlichter 2.3.
Top Assists: Karen Hewitt 4.1, Sami Allison 3.5, Tonjee Ward 2.6, Carlin Chesick 2.1, Beth Swink 1.3, Jess Van Der Leest 1.2.
3-Point Threats: Sami Allison 56, Tonjee Ward 32, Karen Hewitt 28, Carlin Chesick 20.
Last Ten: 8-2.
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South Carolina

Columbia, 22-7.
Nickname: Lady Gamecocks.
Coach: Susan Walvius.
Region: Mideast.
Seed: No. 5.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 7-7, 7 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Southeastern.
Top Scorers: Jocelyn Penn 24.3, Cristina Ciocan 13.4, Petra Ujhelyi 11.9, Kelly Morrone 9.3, Sarah Burgess 6.4, Koretha Johnson 5.4.
Top Rebounders: Petra Ujhelyi 9.3, Jocelyn Penn 8.0, Koretha Johnson 5.3, Cristina Ciocan 4.3, Olga Gritzaeva 2.7.
Top Assists: Cristina Ciocan 6.9, Kelly Morrone 3.9, Petra Ujhelyi 32., Jocelyn Penn 2.0.
3-Point Threats: Kelly Morrone 58, Cristina Ciocan 40, Sarah Burgess 33.
Last Ten: 7-3.
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Southwest Missouri State

Springfield, Mo., 18-12.
Nickname: Lady Bears.
Coach: Katie Abrahamson-Henderson.
Region: Midwest.
Seed: No. 15.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 14-10, 10 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2001.
Conference: Missouri Valley.
Top Scorers: Kari Koch 14.6, Jenni Lingor 13.7, Meg Tierney 10.8, Morgan Hohenberger 10.6, Sarah Klaassen 7.3, Stephanie Busbey 7.5, Tiffany Vincent 3.8, Nicole Lehman 3.5.
Top Rebounders: Jenni Lingor 5.7, Meg Tierney 5.5, Tiffany Vincent 4.1, Morgan Hohenberger 4.0, Stephanie Busbey 3.8, Kari Koch 3.6, Sarah Klaassen 3.3, Nicole Lehman 3.2.
Top Assists: Morgan Hohenberger 4.4, Kari Koch 3.6, Jenni Lingor 2.7, Sarah Klaassen 1.4.
3-Point Threats: Jenni Lingor 67, Kari Koch 51, Sarah Klaassen 38, Morgan Hohenberger 33.
Last Ten: 8-2.
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Southwest Texas State

San Marcos, Texas, 18-13.
Nickname: Bobcats.
Coach: Suzanne Fox.
Region: West.
Seed: No. 16.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 0-1, 1 year.
Last NCAA Appearance: 1997.
Conference: Southland.
Top Scorers: Tori Talbert 15.9, Julie Brooks 9.7, Aleise Johnson 7.9, Heather Burrow 6.2, Christen West 5.4, Alexis Marshall 4.8, Sarah Dodds 4.1.
Top Rebounders: Tori Talbert 12.1, Aleise Johnson 5.7, Heather Burrow 3.6, Mercy Okorie 3.1, Alphalisha Johnson 2.5, Julie Brooks 2.4.
Top Assists: Alphalisha Johnson 2.9, Christen West 1.9, Julie Brooks 1.8, Heather Burrow 1.4, Aleise Johnson 1.3.
3-Point Threats: Julie Brooks 52, Christen West 25.
Last Ten: 9-1.
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Stanford

Stanford, Calif., 26-4.
Nickname: Cardinal.
Coach: Tara VanDerveer.
Region: West.
Seed: No. 3.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 36-14, 16 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Pac-10.
Top Scorers: Nicole Powell 18.7, Kelley Suminski 11.6, Azella Perryman 9.5, Chelsea Trotter 9.2, Sebnem Kimyacioglu 8.5, T'Nae Thiel 7.0, Susan King 6.2.
Top Rebounders: Nicole Powell 9.4, Azella Perryman 7.1, Chelsea Trotter 6.0, T'Nae Thiel 5.9, Kelley Suminski 3.1.
Top Assists: Nicole Powell 3.7, Kelley Suminski 3.0, T'Nae Thiel 2.5, Sebnem Kimyacioglu 2.1, Susan King 1.5.
3-Point Threats: Sebnem Kimyacioglu 67, Kelley Suminski 48, Nicole Powell 29, Susan King 29.
Last Ten: 8-2.
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Tennessee

Knoxville, 28-4.
Nickname: Lady Vols.
Coach: Pat Summitt.
Region: Mideast.
Seed: No. 1.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 75-15, 21 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Southeastern.
Top Scorers: Gwen Jackson 15.8, Kara Lawson 14.8, Shyra Ely 9.3, Shanna Zolman 8.2, Tasha Butts 6.4, Ashley Robinson 6.4, Loree Moore 5.9, Brittany Jackson 5.1.
Top Rebounders: Shyra Ely 6.5, Ashley Robinson 5.7, Gwen Jackson 5.4, Tasha Butts 5.2, Kara Lawson 4.5, Loree Moore 3.3, Courtney McDaniel 3.1.
Top Assists: Loree Moore 4.2, Kara Lawson 3.8, Tasha Butts 2.3, Shanna Zolman 1.8, Shyra Ely 1.2.
3-Point Threats: Kara Lawson 69, Shanna Zolman 33, Tasha Butts 25, Gwen Jackson 22, Loree Moore 22, Brittany Jackson 22.
Last Ten: 9-1.
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Texas

Austin, 25-5.
Nickname: Longhorns.
Coach: Jody Conradt.
Region: West.
Seed: No. 2.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 24-17, 18 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Big 12.
Top Scorers: Stacy Stephens 14.8, Heather Schreiber 13.5, Jamie Carey 10.7, Kala Bowers 9.2, Tai Dillard 7.5, Nina Norman 6.3, Alisha Sare 4.8, Coco Reed 4.3.
Top Rebounders: Stacy Stephens 9.0, Heather Schreiber 8.3, Kala Bowers 5.1, Tai Dillard 4.6, Annissa Hastings 3.6, Nina Norman 2.3, Mercedes Williams 2.2, Coco Reed 2.1.
Top Assists: Jamie Carey 3.5, Nina Norman 2.9, Tai Dillard 2.5, Heather Schreiber 1.6, Stacy Stephens 1.5, Kala Bowers 1.4.
3-Point Threats: Jamie Carey 47, Heather Schreiber 41, Kala Bowers 15, Alisha Sare 15.
Last Ten: 10-0.
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Texas Christian

Fort Worth, Texas, 19-13.
Nickname: Horned Frogs.
Coach: Jeff Mittie.
Region: East.
Seed: No. 9.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 2-2, 2 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Conference USA.
Top Scorers: Sandora Irvin 12.0, Ebony Shaw 10.3, Tiffany Evans 9.2, Tricia Payne 7.3, Candace Baldwin 7.2, Amy Pack 6.1.
Top Rebounders: Sandora Irvin 9.6, Tiffany Evans 6.6, Ebony Shaw 3.7, Amy Pack 3.4, Tracy Wynn 3.3, Candace Baldwin 2.8.
Top Assists: Candace Baldwin 2.9, Tricia Payne 1.9, Kim Ortega 1.7, Tiffany Evans 1.5, Grace Gantt 1.2.
3-Point Threats: Tricia Payne 51, Ebony Shaw 33, Tiffany Evans 29, Ashley Browning 24, Kim Ortega 20.
Last Ten: 8-2.
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Texas Tech

Lubbock, Texas, 26-5.
Nickname: Lady Raiders.
Coach: Marsha Sharp.
Region: Midwest.
Seed: No. 2.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 24-14, 15 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Big 12.
Top Scorers: Plenette Pierson 17.8, Jia Perkins 16.3, Natalie Ritchie 8.9, Cisti Greenwalt 7.6, Rin Grant 6.6, LaToya Davis 5.1, Jolee Ayers 3.8.
Top Rebounders: Plenette Pierson 7.6, Jia Perkins 5.4, LaToya Davis 5.0, Jolee Ayers 4.6, Casey Jackson 3.5, Erin Grant 3.4, Natalie Ritchie 2.3.
Top Assists: Erin Grant 6.8, Jia Perkins 2.8, Miklannet Tennal 1.4, Casey Jackson 1.2, Plenette Pierson 1.2.
3-Point Threats: Natalie Ritchie 53, Miklannet Tennal 23.
Last Ten: 7-3.
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Tulane

New Orleans, 19-9.
Nickname: Green Wave.
Coach: Lisa Stockton.
Region: West.
Seed: No. 11.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 3-8, 8 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Conference USA.
Top Scorers: Teana McKiver 13.0, Delacey Joseph 10.0, Gwen Slaughter 8.9, Muci Haris 7.9, Kelly Nadeau 7.6, Lakethia Hampton 7.0, Britt Themann 5.8.
Top Rebounders: Gwen Slaughter 9.4, Teana McKiver 7.2, Delacey Joseph 4.2, Lakethia Hampton 3.8, Tiffany Wilson 3.1, Kelly Nadeau 2.8.
Top Assists: Kelly Nadeau 3.3, Delacey Joseph 2.9, Gwen Slaughter 2.2, Muci Haris 2.1, Teana McKiver 1.8.
3-Point Threats: Muci Harris 47, Kelly Nadeau 41, Britt Themann 35, Delacey Joseph 18.
Last Ten: 6-4.
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Utah

Salt Lake City, 23-6.
Nickname: Utes.
Coach: Elaine Elliott.
Region: Midwest.
Seed: No. 8.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 3-11, 11 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2001.
Conference: Mountain West.
Top Scorers: Kim Smith 16.7, Shona Thorburn 14.5, Carley Marshall 10.1, Mandie Little 6.1, Lana Sitterud 5.3, Julie Wood 4.5, Kelsy Sitreman 4.4.
Top Rebounders: Kim Smith 6.4, Carley Marshall 6.1, Mandie Little 6.0, Shona Thorburn 5.7, Kelsy Stireman 2.4.
Top Assists: Shona Thorburn 3.2, Kelsy Stireman 3.1, Carley Marshall 1.7, Kim Smith 1.6, Lana Sitterud 1.2.
3-Point Threats: Kim Smith 66, Shona Thorburn 61, Lana Sitterud 29, Julie Wood 26.
Last Ten: 7-3.
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Valparaiso

Valparaiso, Ind., 18-12.
Nickname: Crusaders.
Coach: Keith Freeman.
Region: East.
Seed: No. 15.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: First appearance.
Conference: Mid-Continent.
Top Scorers: Suzie Hammel 11.5, Jeanette Gray 11.3, Katie Boone 8.6, Meredith Baugher 8.4, Kathryn Knoester 6.8, Jamie Gutowski 6.6, Jenna Stangler 6.1.
Top Rebounders: Jeanette Gray 7.3, Katie Boone 5.4, Meredith Baugher 5.4, Jenna Stangler 5.2, Suzie Hammel 3.0, Kathryn Knoester 2.4.
Top Assists: Katie Boone 4.9, Kathryn Knoester 2.0, Lauren Bechtold 1.8, Suzie Hammel 1.9.
3-Point Threats: Suzie Hammel 52, Kathryn Knoester 35, Jamie Gutowski 21, Katie Boone 16.
Last Ten: 6-4.
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Vanderbilt

Nashville, Tenn., 21-9.
Nickname: Commodores.
Coach: Melanie Balcomb.
Region: East.
Seed: No. 4.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 25-15, 15 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Southeastern.
Top Scorers: Chantelle Anderson 18.2, Jenni Benningfield 16.5, Ashley McElhiney 9.5, Abi Ramsey 9.1, Hillary Hager 7.5, Ashley Earley 6.4, Tia Battle 5.8.
Top Rebounders: Jenni Benningfield 7.9, Chantelle Anderson 5.1, Hillary Hager 5.0, Ashley Earley 3.4, Ashley McElhiney 2.6, Abi Ramsey 2.5, Tia Battle 2.4.
Top Assists: Ashley McElhiney 7.5, Jenni Benningfield 2.7, Hillary Hager 2.2, Chantelle Anderson 1.7.
3-Point Threats: Abi Ramsey 68, Ashley McElhiney 56, Hillary Hager 37, Jenni Benningfield 22.
Last Ten: 8-2.
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Villanova

Philadelphia, 25-5.
Nickname: Wildcats.
Coach: Harry Parretta.
Region: Mideast.
Seed: No. 2.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 3-6, 6 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Big East.
Top Scorers: Trish Juhline 18.2, Katie Davis 15.2, Courtney Mix 8.9, Nicole Druckenmiller 6.0, Kelly Nash 3.7, Kate Dessart-Mager 2.9.
Top Rebounders: Courtney Mix 6.8, Nicole Druckenmiller 3.5, Trish Juhline 3.3, Katie Davis 3.2, Jana Rediger 3.2.
Top Assists: Courtney Mix 4.9, Trish Juhline 4.3, Katie Davis 2.1, Nicole Druckenmiller 1.1.
3-Point Threats: Katie Davis 89, Trish Juhline 75, Nicole Druckenmiller 47, Kelly Nash 24.
Last Ten: 9-1.
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Virginia

Charlottesville, 16-13.
Nickname: Cavaliers.
Coach: Debbie Ryan.
Region: Mideast.
Seed: No. 8.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 29-21, 19 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Atlantic Coast.
Top Scorers: Cherrise Graham 15.2, Brandi Teamer 13.8, LaTonya Blue 9.3, Anna Crosswhite 5.9, Anna Prillaman 5.6, Liz Sahin 3.5, Jocelyn Logan-Friend 3.5.
Top Rebounders: Brandi Teamer 7.1, LaTonya Blue 5.4, Jocelyn Logan-Friend 4.6, Cherrise Graham 4.1, Anna Prillaman 4.0.
Top Assists: LaTonya Blue 3.3, Cherrise Graham 2.0, Liz Sahin 1.5, Anna Prillaman 1.4, Brandi Teamer 1.0.
3-Point Threats: Anna Prillaman 32, Cherrise Graham 30, Anna Crosswhite 21, LaTonya Blue 20.
Last Ten: 8-2.
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Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Va., 21-9.
Nickname: Hokies.
Coach: Bonnie Henrickson.
Region: East.
Seed: No. 7.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 5-5, 5 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2001.
Top Scorers: Ieva Kublina 15.3, Chrystal Starling 11.1, Carrie Mason 10.8, Erin Gibson 9.8, Fran Recchia 4.9, Kerri Gardin 4.0.
Top Rebounders: Ieva Kublina 7.5, Erin Gibson 7.1, Chrystal Starling 4.0, Carrie Mason 3.4, Kerri Gardin 3.1, Davina Simmons 2.8.
Top Assists: Carrie Mason 3.3, Emily Lipton 2.7, Kerri Gardin 1.8, Chrystal Starling 1.6, Ieva Kublina 1.3.
3-Point Threats: Carrie Mason 41, Fran Recchia 27, Ieva Kublina 21.
Last Ten: 6-4.
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Washington

Seattle, 22-7.
Nickname: Huskies.
Coach: June Daugherty.
Region: West.
Seed: No. 9.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 14-13, 13 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2001.
Conference: Pac-10.
Top Scorers: Giuliana Mendiola 17.3, Loree Payne 14.4, Andrea Lalum 11.1, Emily Autrey 10.2, Kellie Dalan 7.1, Kristen O'Neill 5.1.
Top Rebounders: Giuliana Mendiola 6.7, Andrea Lalum 4.6, Emily Autrey 4.5, Kristen O'Neill 4.3, Sarah Keeler 3.7, Loree Payne 2.8, Kellie Dalan 2.7.
Top Assists: Giuliana Mendiola 5.4, Gioconda Mendiola 2.6, Loree Payne 2.2, Kristen O'Neill 2.2.
3-Point Threats: Loree Payne 65, Giuliana Mendiola 46, Andrea Lalum 37, Emily Autrey 33, Kristen O'Neill 21.
Last Ten: 6-4.
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Weber State

Ogden, Utah, 21-8.
Nickname: Wildcats.
Coach: Carla Taylor.
Region: West.
Seed: No. 13.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 0-1, 1 year.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Big Sky.
Top Scorers: Julie Gjertsen 16.2, Crystal Howe 12.8, Sheila Robertson 11.6, Karsen Muller 5.8, Angela Sampson 5.6, Kris Clyder-Gardner 5.5, Kristen Hesselbach 3.1.
Top Rebounders: Crystal Howe 9.6, Julie Gjertsen 5.7, Angela Sampson 5.0, Kris Clyder-Gardner 3.9, Kristen Hesselbach 3.6, Karsen Muller 2.5.
Top Assists: Karsen Muller 5.6, Julie Gjertsen 2.5, Kristen Hesselbach 1.9, Sheila Robertson 1.3.
3-Point Threats: Sheila Robertson 68, Julie Gjertsen 60, Kris Clyder-Gardner 29, Karsen Muller 18.
Last Ten: 8-2.
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Western Kentucky

Bowling Green, Ky., 22-8.
Nickname: Lady Toppers.
Coach: Mary Taylor Cowles.
Region: Midwest.
Seed: No. 13.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 17-14, 14 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2000.
Conference: Sun Belt.
Top Scorers: Leslie Logsdon 17.6, Shala Reese 15.8, Tiffany Porter-Talbert 12.4, Kristina Covington 11.1, Leah Lineberry 4.6, Krystal Gardner 4.5.
Top Rebounders: Shala Reese 9.1, Tiffany Porter-Talbert 7.9, Kristina Covington 7.8, Leslie Logsdon 4.2, Krystal Gardner 3.5, Leah Lineberry 3.0.
Top Assists: Leslie Logsdon 4.5, Tiffany Porter-Talbert 4.0, Kristina Covington 3.5, Shala Reese 1.1, Elisha Ford 1.1.
3-Point Threats: Leslie Logsdon 95, Kristina Covington 65.
Last Ten: 10-0.
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Western Michigan

Kalamazoo, 20-11.
Nickname: Broncos.
Coach: Ron Stewart.
Region: West.
Seed: No. 14.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 0-1, 1 year.
Last NCAA Appearance: 1985.
Conference: Mid-American.
Top Scorers: Casey Rost 19.6, Kristin Koetsier 17.3, Curleta Harris 12.3, Lori Crisman 10.7, Maria Jilian 9.1, Kelly Koerber 5.3, Andrea Thelen 5.0.
Top Rebounders: Lori Crisman 6.8, Kristin Koetsier 6.2, Casey Rost 4.8, Maria Jilian 3.9, Curleta Harris 3.5, Kate Verseput 2.5, Kelly Koerber 2.2.
Top Assists: Maria Jilian 6.1, Lori Crisman 2.3, Casey Rost 2.1, Kristin Koetsier 1.8, Kate Verseput 1.7, Curleta Harris 1.5.
3-Point Threats: Casey Rost 77, Curleta Harris 66, Andrea Thelen 24, Maria Jilian 18.
Last Ten: 7-3.
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Wisconsin-Green Bay
Green Bay, 27-3.
Nickname: Phoenix.
Coach: Kevin Borseth.
Region: West.
Seed: No. 8.
Bid: Automatic.
Tournament Record: 0-5, 5 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Horizon League.
Top Scorers: Kristy Loiselle 14.4, Chandra Johnson 13.3, Sara Boyer 11.9, Natalie Yudt 9.5, Elizabeth Dudley 8.5, Abby Scharlow 8.5, Tiffany Mor 7.7.
Top Rebounders: Kristy Loiselle 5.3, Chandra Johnson 4.4, Tiffany Mor 4.2, Elizabeth Dudley 4.1, Natalie Yudt 4.0, Sara Boyer 3.1.
Top Assists: Kristy Loiselle 4.5, Elizabeth Dudley 3.1, Abby Scharlow 2.8, Sara Boyer 2.0, Natalie Yudt 1.9, Chandra Johnson 1.5.
3-Point Threats: Sara Boyer 64, Kristy Loiselle 49, Elizabeth Dudley 42, Abby Scharlow 40, Natalie Yudt 38.
Last Ten: 10-0.
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Xavier

Cincinnati, 20-9.
Nickname: Musketeers.
Coach: Kevin McGuff.
Region: Midwest.
Seed: No. 10.
Bid: At Large.
Tournament Record: 4-4, 4 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2001.
Conference: Atlantic 10.
Top Scorers: Amy Waugh 19.0, Tara Boothe 16.0, Reetta Piipari 13.7, Alexis Henderson 7.0, Kristy Wallner 4.7, Aida Sarajlija 4.4.
Top Rebounders: Tara Boothe 7.9, Alexis Henderson 6.1, Kristy Wallner 5.8, Aida Sarajlija 4.2, Reetta Piipari 2.8.
Top Assists: Reetta Piipari 5.2, Amy Waugh 2.7, Kristy Boothe 1.7, Tara Boothe 1.4.
3-Point Threats: Amy Waugh 104, Reetta Piipari 52.
Last Ten: 7-3.




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