UConn tops Stanford 63-58, advances to NCAA title game


              Stanford's Haley Jones shoots past UConn's Aaliyah Edwards during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers passes arpound Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers reacts after a college basketball game against Stanford in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Evina Westbrook and Aaliyah Edwards react after a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Aaliyah Edwards gets past Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              Stanford's Haley Jones shoots past UConn's Aaliyah Edwards during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers passes arpound Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers reacts after a college basketball game against Stanford in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Evina Westbrook and Aaliyah Edwards react after a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Aaliyah Edwards gets past Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              Stanford's Haley Jones shoots past UConn's Aaliyah Edwards during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers passes arpound Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers reacts after a college basketball game against Stanford in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Evina Westbrook and Aaliyah Edwards react after a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Aaliyah Edwards gets past Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              Stanford's Haley Jones shoots past UConn's Aaliyah Edwards during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers passes arpound Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers reacts after a college basketball game against Stanford in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Evina Westbrook and Aaliyah Edwards react after a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Aaliyah Edwards gets past Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers passes arpound Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers reacts after a college basketball game against Stanford in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Evina Westbrook and Aaliyah Edwards react after a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Aaliyah Edwards gets past Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers passes arpound Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers reacts after a college basketball game against Stanford in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Evina Westbrook and Aaliyah Edwards react after a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Aaliyah Edwards gets past Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              Stanford's Haley Jones shoots past UConn's Aaliyah Edwards during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers passes arpound Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers reacts after a college basketball game against Stanford in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Evina Westbrook and Aaliyah Edwards react after a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Aaliyah Edwards gets past Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              Stanford's Haley Jones shoots past UConn's Aaliyah Edwards during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers passes arpound Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers reacts after a college basketball game against Stanford in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Evina Westbrook and Aaliyah Edwards react after a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Aaliyah Edwards gets past Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn cheerleaders celebrate after a college basketball game against Stanford in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              Stanford's Haley Jones shoots past UConn's Aaliyah Edwards during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers passes arpound Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers reacts after a college basketball game against Stanford in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Evina Westbrook and Aaliyah Edwards react after a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Aaliyah Edwards gets past Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn cheerleaders celebrate after a college basketball game against Stanford in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              Stanford's Haley Jones shoots past UConn's Aaliyah Edwards during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers passes arpound Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers reacts after a college basketball game against Stanford in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Evina Westbrook and Aaliyah Edwards react after a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Aaliyah Edwards gets past Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn cheerleaders celebrate after a college basketball game against Stanford in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers passes arpound Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers reacts after a college basketball game against Stanford in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Evina Westbrook and Aaliyah Edwards react after a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Aaliyah Edwards gets past Stanford's Lexie Hull during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. UConn won 63-58 to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers reacts after drawing a charge during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              UConn's Paige Bueckers favors her leg as she walks off the court during the second half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              Stanford's Lexie Hull is seen with a nose plug after getting a bloody nose during the first half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              Stanford's Lexie Hull and UConn's Paige Bueckers go after a loose ball during the first half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn head coach Geno Auriemma watches during the first half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              Stanford's Lexie Hull tries to get past UConn's Azzi Fudd during the first half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              Stanford's Haley Jones grabs the ball during the first half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
            
              Stanford's Francesca Belibi tries to shoot past UConn's Olivia Nelson-Ododa during the first half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Aaliyah Edwards grabs the ball during the first half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
            
              UConn's Evina Westbrook grabs a ball in front of Stanford's Francesca Belibi during the first half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament Friday, April 1, 2022, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
UConn tops Stanford 63-58, advances to NCAA title game