Iowa State associate head coach T.J. Otzelberger was once known only as a recruiter but he has become coach Fred Hoiberg's top game planner.
Even with having to face an opponent on its home court, Iowa State coach Bill Fennelly thought his fifth-seeded women's team got a fair shake.
Baylor coach Kim Mulkey: "We're not afraid to tell people it's our goal to defend our championship."
Even with its 14th consecutive NCAA Tournament bid announced, Oklahoma is taking nothing for granted.
Oklahoma State's players were nervous until they were announced as No. 7 seed in the NCAA Tournament bracket.
West Virginia closed its first season in the Big 12 by overcoming obstacles and gaining an NCAA Tournament at-large bid.
Texas Tech coach Kristy Curry had a good idea of where her team would be seeded.
Notre Dame respects the fact that Iowa State has plenty of offensive weapons.
Oklahoma's Steven Pledger, the team's best perimeter scorer, wants to have a big NCAA Tournament.