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2016 Schedule
26-11, 5th in Pac-12
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Emotional Talia Walton thrilled to be in the WNBA (1:03)
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Syracuse rides defense into first NCAA title game

If Tuesday's title game is a foregone conclusion, Syracuse missed the memo. Behind a hard-driving, chaos-creating defense, the Orange rolled past Washington and into the championship game.

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Syracuse sears Washington, reaches NCAA final

Alexis Peterson scored 18 points and Brittney Sykes added 17 to help Syracuse roll past Washington 80-59 and into their first women's national championship game.

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Syracuse rolls into first title game

Syracuse hit 12 3-pointers and used its defense to dictate the tempo and neutralize Washington star Kelsey Plum to advance to its first national championship game.

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Hillsman and Butler discuss advancing to Final Four finals (1:39)
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Syracuse roll into first women's title game

The Orange women's team did what the men couldn't -- reach the NCAA title game -- after routing Washington 80-59 despite 29 points from Talia Walton. Syracuse now faces UConn for the national championship Tuesday. Box score

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Butler sets NCAA record for 3-pointers

Syracuse's Brianna Butler broke the NCAA women's record for 3-pointers in a season with 128 as the Orange are cruising to the national title game.

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Quentin Hillsman interview before the fourth quarter (0:35)
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Syracuse leads by 19 entering 4th quarter

The Orange have hit 10 3-pointers for a 67-48 edge over the Huskies through three quarters, potentially setting up a matchup with undefeated UConn for the national title. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

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Walton sets women's Final Four mark for 3's

Talia Walton is now 7-for-7 from 3-point range, the most triples in a women's national semifinal. However, her Washington team trails Syracuse by double digits in the third quarter. (Live on ESPN2)

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Alexis Peterson fires up Syracuse bench

The Orange bench did their best Monmouth impersonation after Alexis Peterson hit another 3-pointer.

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A. Peterson made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by B. Sykes. (0:42)
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Washington Talia Walton Halftime Interview (0:41)
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Syracuse leads Washington by 12 at half

The Orange don't have any players in double digits, but they have hit seven 3-pointers for the 43-31 lead over the Huskies at halftime despite Talia Walton tying an women's Final Four record with 6 triples. Game stats

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Brittney Sykes Halftime Interview (0:36)
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Walton tries to keep Washington in game

Talia Walton is 6-for-6 from 3-point range, but her Huskies trail Syracuse by double digits late in the first half of their national semifinal. (Live on ESPN2)

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T. Walton made Three Point Jumper. (0:23)
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M. Morrison made Three Point Jumper. (0:31)
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Syracuse pulling away from Washington

Taylor Ford has two 3-pointers off the bench, and the Orange are shooting 50% from the field, compared to the Huskies' 31.6% (and 0-for-8 on 2-pointers) to take a double-digit lead in the second quarter. (Live on ESPN2)

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T. Walton made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by K. Collier. (0:20)
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T. Ford made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by M. Morrison. (0:18)
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B. Butler made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by A. Peterson. (0:23)
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T. Walton made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by C. Osahor. (0:21)
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Syracuse leads by 11 after first quarter

The Orange went on an 11-3 run to end the first quarter, capped by Cornelia Fondren's jumper at the buzzer, to take a 23-12 lead over Washington in the national women's semifinal. (Live on ESPN2)