Upset Alert: Women’s Conference Tournaments

March 7, 2022 Upset Alert: Women’s Conference Tournaments

By: Carlos Alvarez

Four Top-10 Women’s Teams Fall in Conference Tournaments, Including #1 South Carolina as Kentucky Shocks SEC

One week later, it was women’s turn for a top-10 takedown. After seven men’s top-10 teams fell last weekend, four women’s top-10 fell over the weekend during conference tournaments, including two stunners by unranked Kentucky. UK’s women’s squad took down 6th-ranked LSU before shocking No. 1 South Carolina for the SEC title. It was the Gamecocks’ second loss of the season. Meanwhile, unranked Miami and Nebraska also played spoiler against #4 Louisville and #10 Michigan, respectively. By Sunday night, conference champions were crowned, but one power-five tournament final is tonight.


NCAA Women’s Highlights (Top-10 Upsets)

Kentucky def. #6 LSU (78-63)

Miami def. #4 Louisville (61-59)

Nebraska def. #10 Michigan (76-73)


Conference Tournament Champions

SEC: Kentucky def. #1 South Carolina (64-62)

ACC: #3 NC State def. Miami (60-47)

Big 12: #5 Baylor def. Texas Tech (82-67)

Big Ten: #12 Iowa def. #14 Indiana (74-67)

PAC-12: #2 Stanford def. Utah (73-48)


Tonight: Big East Final

#7 UConn vs. Villanova


Additional Storylines

ESPN: Women’s Bracketology: 2022 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament

NCAA: Dre’una Edwards’ Late 3 Lifts Kentucky Over No. 1 South Carolina for SEC Title


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