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2012 NCAA Women’s Tournament Elite Eight Regional Finals Round TV Schedule
The eight teams left in the 2012 NCAA Women's tournament will face off in Elite Eight Regional Final round games to see who will make it to this year's Final Four in Denver, Colorado. In a two-day span (March 26-27), four games will be played to determine which teams will advance. Who will conquer March Madness and claim this year's championship?
2012 NCAA Women's Tournament Elite Eight Regional Finals Round TV Schedule
Note: All times Eastern.
Regional Finals (Elite Eight) Games: Monday, March 26
7:00 p.m., ESPN, Des Moines: #2 Tennessee vs. #1 Baylor
Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines, IA
Regional Semifinals Results: Tennessee defeated #11 Kansas, 84-73; Baylor defeated #4 Georgia Tech, 83-68
Down against one of the fewer higher-number seeds in the tournament, the Lady Vols came back from 14 points down thanks to Meighan Simmons and Glory Johnson. Baylor continued to cruise through the tournament thanks to a Brittney Griner dunk and will look to reach its third Final Four appearance in school history.
9:00 p.m., ESPN, Fresno: #2 Duke vs. #1 Stanford
Save Mart Center, Fresno, CA
Regional Semifinals Results: Duke defeated #3 St. John's (NY), 74-47; Stanford defeated #5 South Carolina, 76-60
While Duke had no trouble handling St. John's for the program's chance at its first Final Four appearance since 2006, top-seeded Stanford was led by Nnemkadi Ogwumike. Stanford will have the significant advantage over Duke thanks to its favorable close-to-home game in Fresno.
Regional Finals (Elite Eight) Games: Tuesday, March 27
7:00 p.m., ESPN, Kingston: #2 Kentucky vs. #1 Connecticut
Ryan Center, Kingston, RI
Regional Semifinals Results: Kentucky defeated #11 Gonzaga, 79-62; Connecticut defeated #4 Penn State, 77-59
Kentucky led the entire game to defeat a Gonzaga team that made its third appearance in the round of 16. Connecticut found success on offense and defense to advance to the NCAA tournament's regional finals for the seventh straight year.
9:00 p.m., ESPN, Raleigh, #2 Maryland vs. #1 Notre Dame
PNC Arena, Raleigh, NC
Regional Semifinals Results: Maryland defeated #3 Texas A&M, 81-74; Notre Dame defeated #5 St. Bonaventure, 79-35
While the Terrapins found a way to come back from an 18-point deficit to defeat the defending champs, Notre Dame had no trouble absolutely destroying St. Bonaventure with a 44-point victory.
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