What has been a thrilling women's NCAA Tournament concludes Sunday as Pac-12 Conference rivals Arizona and Stanford face off for the national title in San Antonio.
After stunning UConn in the Final Four – though, really it shouldn't be that surprising – Arizona is in the women's championship game for the first time.
Adia Barnes' squad will be the underdog again against Tara VanDerveer's Stanford Cardinal. Though the legendary coach's team is regularly one of the sport's premier programs, the Cardinal have not played for the championship since 2010 and have not won the title since 1992. They're on the precipice of ending that drought after surviving a frantic finish vs. fellow No. 1 South Carolina in an instant-classic Final Four game.
Arizona forward Sam Thomas and teammates celebrate after defeating the UConn Huskies in the women's Final Four. The Wildcats face the Stanford Cardinal in the national championship game. (Photo: Troy Taormina, USA TODAY Sports)
Here's everything you need to know about Sunday's women's NCAA Tournament national championship game (all times Eastern and all betting odds via BetMGM as of 7 p.m. Saturday):
No. 1 Stanford vs. No. 3 Arizona
Time: 6 p.m. Location: Alamodome, San Antonio.
How to stream: Watch ESPN, fuboTV.
Odds: Stanford -9; over/under: 128.
How they got here: Stanford defeated No. 16 Utah Valley 87-44 in the first round, No. 8 Oklahoma State 73-62 in the second round, No. 5 Missouri State 89-62 in the Sweet 16, No. 2 Louisville 78-63 in the Elite Eight and No. 1 South Carolina 66-65 in the Final Four. Arizona defeated No. 14 Stony Brook 79-44 in the first round, No. 11 BYU 52-46 in the second round, No. 2 Texas A&M 74-59 in the Sweet 16, No. 4 Indiana 66-53 in the Elite Eight and No. 1 UConn 69-59 in the Final Four.
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