2012 Women's NCAA Tournament, Notre Dame Vs. Baylor: Two No. 1 Teams Play For Championship

The 2012 Women's NCAA Tournament will conclude Tuesday night. The Baylor Lady Bears, the overall No. 1 seed in the tournament, will attempt to make history by becoming the only NCAA team to get 40 victories in a season. Another No. 1 seed, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, are 35-3 this season and are a familiar opponent for Baylor as the teams met in the Preseason NIT.

Notre Dame is playing in their second consecutive championship game after losing to Texas A&M last season. Baylor won the NCAA title in their only other Final Four appearance in 2005.

To get to the championship, Baylor defeated UC Santa Barbara, Florida, Georgia Tech, Tennessee and Stanford. Notre Dame was victorious against Liberty, California, St. Bonaventure, Maryland and UConn in the earlier rounds. With the Final Four win over UConn, the Irish made up for their loss in the Big East Championship against the Huskies.

Baylor is led by 6-8 junior Brittney Griner. Notre Dame is led by All-American Skylar Diggins. Both players had big games for their teams in the first meeting. Baylor won that game by 13 points. Will the final be any different?

Game Info:

Game Time: 8:30 p.m.

TV: ESPN/ESPN3

Venue: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado

For more coverage of the 2012 Women's NCAA Tournament, stay tuned to our StoryStream.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Boston

You must be a member of SB Nation Boston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Boston. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Boston

You must be a member of SB Nation Boston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Boston. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.