LSU (27-3) made the field of 64 for the 16th time in the program's history and for the seventh straight season. The Lady Tigers earned a No. 1 seed for the third time and the second consecutive tournament.
"We are extremely proud of it," LSU head coach Pokey Chatman said about receiving a second straight top seed. "When you put a team together that is going to stay together. That's a long shot. It's a matter of working day in and day out at practice and against different opponents. Responding to opponents and putting in the most work possible to put yourself in that position, it's nice to be rewarded for it at the end of the regular season."
Florida Atlantic (20-10) earned the
program's first trip to the NCAA Tournament by winning the Atlantic Sun
Tournament title. The Owls enter the tournament having won nine of the last 10
games, including wins over
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The Golden Gophers are making their sixth appearance in the NCAA Tournament.
Washington, an at-large team out of the Pac-10, has dropped three straight games.
The Huskies are in the field of 64 for the 15th time.
LSU owns a 12-3 record against the other
63 teams in the tournament, including a victory over