The second week of the ladies’s basketball season rolls on, and we’ve obtained some excellent video games to look at this weekend.
Sunday will embrace an Elite Eight rematch, the highest two groups going at it, and potential upset so carve out time to sit down again and watch all of the motion.
No. 1 South Carolina at No. 2 Stanford
When: 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, Nov. 20
The place to look at: ABC
High storyline: No. 1 vs. No. 2
The 2 top-ranked groups within the nation meet Sunday on nationwide TV. There’s loads to get excited for, together with the front-court struggle between Aliyah Boston vs. Cameron Brink. There’s additionally the backcourt battle between Haley Jones and Zia Cooke. You don’t wish to miss this.
Stanford beat South Carolina by some extent (66-65) within the 2021 Ultimate 4 on the way in which to a nationwide title. After the Ultimate 4 heartbreak, the Gamecocks scored 65 once more within the rematch final season. However this time they obtained the win as they beat Stanford on the street 65-61, overcoming a whopping 18-point deficit. That loss at residence could be on the minds of Tara VanDerveer’s squad as they host the No. 1 group.
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No. 5 UConn vs. No. 10 NC State
When: Midday ET on Sunday, Nov. 20
The place to look at: FS1
High storyline: Elite Eight rematch
This top-10 matchup is a rematch from final season’s Elite Eight. That double-overtime sport turned an prompt basic because the Huskies trotted off to their 14th consecutive Ultimate 4.
The sport on Sunday will look a bit totally different, although. 4 of 5 Wolfpack starters graduated leaving Jakia Brown-Turner as the one returning participant from the primary 5. Paige Bueckers was enormously impactful hitting clutch photographs down the wire to carry UConn in March; she’s out for the season after a torn ACL.
The Wolfpack are 4-0. The Huskies are 2-0, most not too long ago defeating No. 3 Texas in an early assertion win. Azzi Fudd, as a freshman, was good however not nice final season. Now she’s a revelation. Fudd had a career-high 36 factors within the victory over Texas.
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The Wolfpack have received every sport by at the very least 30 factors. Three gamers common double figures: Diamond Johnson, Jada Boyd and Madison Hayes.
No. 4 Iowa vs. Belmont
When: Sunday, Nov. 20 at 3 p.m. ET
The place to look at: BIG+
High storyline: Upset watch
This matchup is likely to be neglected on the schedule, but it surely’s a possible upset to maintain your eye on. In final season’s event Belmont took down Oregon in a 12 vs. 5 seed upset.
And the Bruins will not be performed taking down prime seeds. Final Sunday, No. 6 Louisville narrowly escaped Belmont 75-70. The Bruins led, 71-70, with six seconds left earlier than a pricey foul stopped what would’ve been the most important upset of the early season.
In the meantime, the Hawkeyes evaded an upset themselves beating Drake 92-86 in extra time. Iowa has yet another sport earlier than internet hosting Belmont on Sunday.