NCAA women's Final Four: Notre Dame, Baylor reach title game

Junior forward Lauren Cox finished with 21 points, 11 rebounds, seven assists, two steals and two blocks to lead Baylor.

(CNN)The No. 1 overall seed survives. So has the defending champion.

Notre Dame is back in the NCAA women's basketball title game, defeating their rival and powerhouse No. 2 seed Connecticut 81-76 in the Final Four at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida, on Friday.
Meeting the Fighting Irish in Sunday's championship is a formidable foe. Baylor -- the top overall seed in the NCAA tournament --