NCAA women’s basketball tournament nuggets:

Who’s No. 1: Duh. Duh, duh, duh, duh, duh, duh, duh, duh, duh, duh. That’s one duh for each of the 11 NCAA championships won by No. 1 overall seed Connecticut. The Huskies, who were shocked by Mississippi State in last year’s Final Four to end a 111-game winning streak, are 32-0 this season.

Who’s also No. 1: Other top-seeded teams in regional play are Mississippi State (32-1), Louisville (32-2) and Notre Dame (29-3).

Who’s an awfully strong No. 2: Baylor, which has racked up a 31-1 record, was relegated to a No. 2 seed in Lexington, a region that includes Louisville, Tennessee and Stanford. “Really, what does it matter?” said Baylor coach Kim Mulkey.

Cool with 64: The women’s tournament features a traditional 64-team bracket, rather than the First Four selections that take the men’s field up to 68 teams.

Who’s out: Rutgers, which finished 20-12, was left off despite having beaten Minnesota head-to-head.

Conference call: Six Big Ten teams made the field: Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska and Ohio State.

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