It was going to be a runaway, a landslide for coach Kim Mulkey and her Baylor Lady Bears.
The Flower Mound junior should return well before the beginning of the 2019-20 season.
The Lady Bears become just the third program to win three championships in women's basketball history.
So maybe the Baylor Lady Bears have another special and very difficult date with history after all.
Heading into Monday's Elite Eight game against Iowa, one of the more efficient offenses in the nation, the marquee matchup was Iowa's Meghan Gustafson, the National Player of the Year, taking on Baylor's dominating duo of Kalani Brown and Lauren Cox in the post
It’s becoming a program standard for Kim Mulkey’s Lady Bears to reach the Sweet 16 and Monday night, Baylor advanced to its 11th straight in a rout over Cal, 102-63.
Both Houston and Texas Tech might’ve been trendy upset picks heading into the NCAA Tournament.
One thing wasn’t a surprise on Selection Monday and that was Baylor nabbing the NCAA Tournament’s No. 1 overall seed in the Greensboro Region against No. 16 Abilene Christian Saturday at 5:30 p.m. in Waco, Texas.
MBB Selection Sunday Roundup: Houston, Tech earn No. 2 seeds, Abilene Christian makes first NCAA Tournament
The big story from Selection Sunday from a statewide perspective was perhaps more about who got left out (TCU) as opposed to who got in to the field of 64.