Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 4/1/13
In a season where the nation’s top six or seven teams appeared to have set themselves apart from the other 338 or 339, few expected any of the top seeds to be ousted in the round of 16, and no one would have been surprised to see all four one seeds advance to the Final Four for a second consecutive year. But in the second half of Saturday night’s Georgia-Stanford game, conventional wisdom failed. The fifth-seeded Bulldogs held Stanford star Chiney Ogwumike to only 8 second half points and overcame a 7-point halftime deficit to beat the Cardinal 61-59 behind Jasmine James (16 points, 5 assists, 3 steals) and Jasmine Hassell, who scored 6 points in the final three minutes. Sunday evening saw an even bigger upset. Defending national champion Baylor entered the tournament as the top overall seed. The Bears, led by stars Brittney Griner and Odyssey Sims, were 34-1 and brought a 32-game winning streak into last night’s regional semifinal. Louisville wasn’t intimidated. The Cardinals took an
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