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2000-2001 Women's College Basketball Final Four

March 30-April 1, 2001

at St. Louis, Missouri (March 30-April 1).

Semifinals

Purdue 81 SW Missouri St. 64
Notre Dame 90 Connecticut 75

Championship

Notre Dame 68 Purdue 66

Final Records: Notre Dame (34-2), Purdue (31-7), Connecticut (32-3), SW Missouri St. (29-6).

Most Outstanding Player: Ruth Riley, Notre Dame center. SEMIFINAL— 32 minutes, 18 points, 7 rebounds, 5 blocks; FINAL— 35 minutes, 28 points, 13 rebounds, 7 blocks.

All-Tournament Team: Riley, guard Niele Ivey from Notre Dame, and guard/foward Katie Douglas and forwards Shalicia Hurns and Shereka Wright from Purdue.

 

Final ESPN/USA Today Coaches' Poll 2000–2001 Season Annual Awards