When the lights shine the brightest, certain players really pick up the pace and that is no more evident than when it comes to the NCAA D1 Women's Basketball Tournament. With action tipping off on Friday night and running straight through the weekend, we saw a few upsets, some scoring explosions, and some huge performances. Here are 10 of the top games so far.
Alaina Coates, South Carolina
Coates dropped 22 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and snatched three steals in BR-5 South Carolina's victory over Jacksonville. She went 9 of 14 from the field and 4 of 5 from the charity stripe.
Breanna Stewart, UConn
Potential Player of the Year candidate, Breanna Stewart, was all-around solid for BR-1 UConn in the Huskies' win over Robert Morris. Stewie dropped 18 points, plucked five boards, stole eight balls and blocked three shots on the floor. She was 5 of 7 from the field and 7 of 8 from the line.
Devanyar Workman, Duquesne
BR-39 Duquesne's Devanyar Workman has a great game in leading the Dukes to an upset of Seton Hall, scoring 25 points, grabbing 12 rebounds and dishing off 5 assists.
Courtney Williams, South Florida
With 31 points, Courtney Williams was a beast for BR-18 South Florida in the Bulls' win over Colorado State. She went 6 for 6 from the free throw line and grabbed six rebounds and four steals.
Bria Holmes, West Virginia
Bria Holmes helped lift BR-24 West Virginia to a victory over Princeton by scoring 26 points, dishing off eight assists and stealing three balls while going a perfect 6 for 6 from the charity stripe.
Imani Tate, UAlbany
BR-47 UAlbany picked up a big upset over Florida thanks in large part to Imani Tate's 28 points, eight rebounds and five steals. She also went 10 for 14 from the line, proving to the Gators that they sent the wrong woman to the charity stripe, over and over.
Kelsey Mitchell, Ohio State
BR-8 Ohio State had a relatively easy time dispatching Buffalo, thanks in part to Kelsey Mitchell's performance on the hardwood. Mitchell had 27 points, six assists, three rebounds and a block.
Brittney Martin, Oklahoma State
BR-37 Oklahoma State was upset by St. Bonaventure, but Brittney Martin did all she could for the Cowgirls. Martin had 23 points, 13 rebounds, two assists and two blocks in the losing effort.
Ruth Hamblin, Oregon State
Ruth Hamblin led BR-6 Oregon State to a win over Troy by posting a consistent stat line of 18 points, 18 rebounds and five blocks. She went 6 of 7 from the field and 6 of 7 from the free throw line.
Jonquel Jones, George Washington
BR-52 George Washington lost to tight game to Kansas State, but Jonquel Jones' performance shined. Jones put up 20 points, grabbed 13 boards and blocked six shots. She went 10 of 12 from the line.