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Baylor remains top seed in second NCAA Top 16 Reveal

Byron L. Riley, CPA; 832-303-3995; Do you need tax help? IRS Tax help available- Free Consult

Posted: March 4, 2019 -- 8:01 p.m. CST

In the second top-16 reveal by the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Committee, it was announced that four schools that have won six of the last seven national championships would occupy the No. 1 seed line, as Baylor, Louisville, Notre Dame and UConn all would have earned top seeds IF THE SEASON ENDED TODAY.

Oregon, Mississippi State, Stanford and Iowa are currently No. 2 seeds. Teams rounding out the top-16 seeds included NC State, Maryland, Oregon State and South Carolina on the three line, while Miami (FL), Iowa State, Syracuse and Texas A&M were No. 4 seeds.

In addition, the committee designated region assignments for all 16 seeds, with Baylor the No. 1 seed in the Greensboro Regional, while Louisville would be the top seed in the Chicago Regional, Notre Dame in the Portland Regional and UConn in the Albany Regional.

Here's a look at the new Top 16 — and what's changed:

NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee – March 4 – Top-16 Ranking*

  1. Baylor (No. 1 seed – Greensboro Region)
  2. Louisville (No. 1 seed – Chicago Region)
  3. Notre Dame (No. 1 seed — Portland Region)
  4. UConn (No. 1 seed — Albany Region)
  5. Oregon
  6. Mississippi State
  7. Stanford
  8. Iowa
  9. NC State
  10. Maryland
  11. Oregon State
  12. South Carolina
  13. Miami (FL)
  14. Iowa State
  15. Syracuse
  16. Texas A&M
Regional Assignments

Albany:

  1. UConn
  2. Mississippi State
  3. Oregon State
  4. Miami (FL)

Chicago:

  1. Louisville
  2. Stanford
  3. Maryland
  4. Iowa State

Greensboro:

  1. Baylor
  2. Iowa
  3. NC State
  4. Texas A&M

Portland:

  1. Notre Dame
  2. Oregon
  3. South Carolina
  4. Syracuse

*Rankings based on games played through Sunday, March 3.

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