New league, same target on back

Reigning champion UConn starts out at No. 1, chasing record ninth title

Originally Published: November 4, 2013
By Mechelle Voepel | espnW.com

On March 31, 2013, the women's basketball world was still stunned by what was easily one of the biggest upsets in NCAA tournament history. And part of absorbing Louisville's Sweet 16 victory over Baylor was realizing that Connecticut was back in dynasty mode.

Not that the Huskies are necessarily ever out of that mode. But with top-seeded Baylor gone, UConn became the prohibitive favorite. And that's exactly how the rest of the tournament played out. A freshman, Breanna Stewart, was voted ...

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