NCAA Women's Tournament: South Carolina, Iowa, NC State, UConn Remain As Field Is Cut To Four

South Carolina, Iowa, NC State, UConn Remain As Field Is Cut To Four

The field is down to its final four teams as the NCAA Women's Tournament has been narrowed following a crazy few weeks. Overall No. 1 seed South Carolina will take on No. 3 NC State while No. 1 Iowa will meet No. 3 UConn.

Here's a look at the four remaining teams and their paths to the Final Four.

South Carolina

The Gamecocks survived a tough test in the Elite Eight against Oregon State, winning 66-65. It was the second time this season South Carolina has beaten the Beavers. The Gamecocks are led by Aliyah Boston, who was named the ESPN W Womens' Player of the Year on Monday. South Carolina is looking to win its second championship and first since 2017.


Iowa is led by sophomore Caitlin Clark, who scored 28 points in the Hawkeyes' Elite Eight win over LSU. It was the second meeting between the teams this season with LSU winning the first matchup in the national title game. Iowa is looking to become the first team to win a championship after losing the previous year's title game.

NC State

The Wolfpack are in the Final Four for the first time in program history. NC State knocked off Texas in the Elite Eight. The Wolfpack are led by preseason Wooden Award candidate Elissa Cunane, who was a force down the stretch of the win over the Longhorns. NC State is looking to become the first program from the state of North Carolina to win an NCAA women's basketball title.


The Huskies are in the Final Four for the 23rd time and are looking to win their 12th championship. UConn defeated USC in the Elite Eight to advance. The Huskies are led by junior Paige Bueckers, who took home the Pat Summitt Most Outstanding Player Award this season. UConn defeated Creighton in the Second Round.