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NCAA Women’s Tournament 2016: National Championship

U – Conn Husky, symbol of might to the foe.
Fight, fight Connecticut, It’s vict’ry, Let’s go.

Connecticut U – Conn Husky,
vict’ry again for the White and Blue

So go – go – go Connecticut, Connecticut U.
C – O – N – N – E – C – T – I – C – U – T
Connecticut, Connecticut Husky, Connecticut Husky
Connecticut C – O – N – N – U! Fight!

So I got my wish and it’s UConn v. Syracuse in the final. Now, while the scores in the Semi-Final may look almost identical, you have to remember Syracuse was a #4 playing a #7 and UConn was a #1 playing a #2. UConn’s margin was in fact the largest in a National Semi-Final, Men or Women.

Other records that will fall tonight- Geno Auriemma will become the Coach with the most National Championships ever (including Wooden), the UConn Seniors will become the only team ever to win National Championships in each of their 4 years in College.

This is Men or Women and includes all sports.

There are some who think that Syracuse’s 3 point shooting ability will be an equalizer. Huskys shoot 3s too and can also defend against them. I hope Syracuse properly appreciates how far their program has come this year, from never been in the Semis straight to the Finals (Washington and Oregon State were first time Semi-Final competitors too).

And I trust we can dismiss the idea that UConn dominance is bad for Women’s Basketball. You want to be the best, you have to beat the best.

National Championship Semi-Final Results

Seed Team Record Score Region Seed Team Record Score Region
1 Connecticut 39 – 0 80 East 2 Oregon State 33 – 5 51 South
4 Syracuse 30 – 7 80 West 7 Washington 29 – 11 59 Midwest

Today’s Match-Up

Time Channel Seed Team Record Region Seed Team Record Region
8:30 pm ESPN 1 Connecticut 38 – 0 East 4 Syracuse 29 – 7 West

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  1. ek hornbeck

    Vent Hole

  2. ek hornbeck

    UConn in White Syracuse in Orange

  3. ek hornbeck

    Anthem

  4. ek hornbeck

    Player Introductions

  5. ek hornbeck

    UConn wins the tip off

  6. ek hornbeck

    UConn scores first Foul

  7. ek hornbeck

    Syracuse first score 16 to Play in Half

  8. ek hornbeck

    UConn 13 – 6 15 to Play in the Half

  9. ek hornbeck

    UConn 28 – 13 10 to Play in the Half

  10. TMC

    Os far, only one player has 2 personal fouls, Syracuse Brianna Day.

    Not much to say. I sit in awe of the UConn Women & Gino’s program. Excellent

  11. ek hornbeck

    UConn 38 – 17 5 to Play in the Half

  12. ek hornbeck

    UConn 50 – 23 at the Half

  13. ek hornbeck

    We’re back

  14. ek hornbeck

    UConn 60 – 33 15 to Play

  15. TMC

    UConn’s Stewart gets her 2nd foul. SU’s Fondren misses her free throw

  16. ek hornbeck

    16 – 0 run for Syracuse

  17. ek hornbeck

    UConn 60 – 43 12 to Play

  18. ek hornbeck

    UConn 64 – 43 10 to Play

  19. ek hornbeck

    What a time for the Internet to go out.

  20. TMC

    Veni, Vidi, Vici!! UConn Ladies Huskies

  21. BobbyK

    As if there was any doubt.

  22. ek hornbeck

    UConn 82 – 51 Final

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