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The country's pre-eminent women's basketball dynasty, UConn is making its 12th straight trip to the final weekend. But after winning four straight titles from , they've failed to make the title game in each of the past two seasons, knocked out by last-second shots by Mississippi State in and Notre Dame in This time, they'll face Notre Dame again, renewing the rivalry with meeting No.
Truth be told, they figure to have their hands full once again. Plus, Notre Dame is arguably better this season. Notre Dame: The defending champions are back in the Final Four, looking for their second straight title, and third in school history.
First though, they'll have to once again take down their nemesis.
Of the previous 49 games, Notre Dame has won just 12 times. But while the Huskies usually boast the most talented roster in the country, the Fighting Irish are at least on equal footing this time around, if not better.
Their starting lineup, led by last year's Final Four hero, Arike Ogunbowale, and the star who's surpassed her this season, Jackie Young, has combined for over 10, points, the most by one group in NCAA history -- either men or women.
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