Five For Fighting

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The Tigers ended North Carolina's tournament run, 56-50.
UNC received the No. 1 seed in the New Orleans Regional, but LSU got the home crowd. In the end, that -- and LSU's always-stingy defense -- was all the Lady Tigers would need to reach their fifth straight Final Four and give coach Van Chancellor his first trip. Mechelle Voepel

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Team Breakdown

LSU enters the NCAA tournament as one of only two teams to beat Tennessee this season and only the second team in school history to complete a perfect SEC regular season. Not bad work for a rookie coach. Of course, Van Chancellor is anything ... Team coverage

New Orleans 

Norfolk, VA
1 North Carolina
16 Bucknell
85
50
8 Georgia
9 Iowa
67
61
1 North Carolina
8 Georgia
80
66
Bridgeport, CT
5 Kansas State
12 Chattanooga
69
59
4 Louisville
13 Miami (OH)
81
67
5 Kansas State
4 Louisville
63
80
Des Moines, IA
6 Ohio State
11 Florida State
49
60
3 Oklahoma State
14 East Tenn St
85
73
11 Florida State
3 Oklahoma State
72
73
Baton Rouge, LA
7 Marist
10 DePaul
76
57
2 LSU
15 Jackson State
66
32
7 Marist
2 LSU
49
68
New Orleans, LA
3 Oklahoma State
2 LSU
52
67
1 North Carolina
2 LSU
50
56