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NCAA tournament women's capsules —Northwestern, DePaul, Notre Dame

NCAA tournament women's capsules —Northwestern, DePaul, Notre Dame

Northwestern (7) vs. Arkansas (10) TV: 11 a.m. Friday at Waco, Texas, ESPN2. Winner plays: at 1:30 p.m. Sunday vs. Baylor (2)-Northwestern State (15) winner. Quick look: Can the team that finished fourth in the Big Ten regular season beat the ninth finisher in the Southeastern Conference? That may depend on how the Wildcats (23-8) react to being in their first NCAA tournament since 1997. Arkansas (17-13) last made the tourney in 2012. Both teams have short benches: Only seven Northwestern women averaged more than 5.3 minutes per game, only seven Razorbacks more than 8.5. Arkansas ranks 21st in Division I scoring defense (55.4) but is 262nd in offense (60.3). Pint-sized Northwestern...

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