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Voepel: Five X factors for UConn vs. South Carolina

From South Carolina's ability to score inside to UConn's endless supply of offensive weapons, we break down the keys to Big Monday's 1-2 unbeaten showdown (ESPN2, 7 p.m. ET).

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Lady Vols fall to No. 25 in AP Top 25

As Tennessee falls to No. 25 in the latest AP poll, UConn and South Carolina stay on top for a No. 1 vs No. 2 showdown Monday night.

Warlick answers critics (2:20)
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ESPN's Rowe tweets surgery on tumor 'went well'

ESPN reporter Holly Rowe said surgery to remove a second chest tumor "went well" on Tuesday night after announcing she would undergo the operation earlier Tuesday.

Should NBA follow WNBA's lead and revamp playoff format? (2:32)
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Team USA names finalists for WBB Olympic team

The group of 25 finalists for the U.S. women's basketball Olympic team has both longtime veterans of international play and the top college senior in the country, UConn's Breanna Stewart.

Stewart thinks Connecticut is at a good place (3:08)


Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

UConn's Moriah Jefferson makes opposing guards work so hard just to try to do the basics. She just wears foes out. Challenge for SC.

Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

If you want to iso on watching any matchup, A'ja Wilson-Breanna Stewart should be very interesting. 2 of top players in WBB for next decade

Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

Gamecocks' first two baskets come from Wilson, Coates ... the duo that South Carolina hopes to go to throughout this game.

Watch: (1) UConn at (2) South Carolina

The top two teams in women's college hoops face off with undefeated seasons on the line (both are 22-0). The Huskies enter on a 59-game winning streak and have not won a game by less than double digits this season. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

Gotta like the smile on Breanna Stewart's face when the South Carolina crowd loudly cheered Gamecocks. It said, "I love this atmosphere."

Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

Had fun chats with parents of A'ja Wilson, Alaina Coates before game. They're very grateful for how Gamecock fans have embraced their kids.

Tiffany Mitchell videobombs Finebaum

The South Carolina star brought out all the dance moves while Paul Finebaum was previewing the Gamecocks' big game tonight against UConn (7 p.m. ET, ESPN2).