Photos: NCAA Women’s Final Four teams prepare for finals

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  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- Cal players Avigiel Cohen, top left, Reshanda Gray, center, Eliza Pierre, bottom center, and Layshia Clarendon, top right, run a drill during a practice session Saturday in the New Orleans Arena for the Women's Final Four in New Orleans.

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  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- University of Notre Dame guard Kayla McBride, left, watches Jewell Loyd, foreground, and Markisha Wright, go up for a shot during a practice session in New Orleans Arena for the Women's Final Four in New Orleans, Saturday, April 6, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- Cal head coach Lindsay Gottlieb, center, laughs with her players during a practice session in New Orleans Arena for the Women's Final Four in New Orleans, Saturday, April 6, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- Baylor University players Odyssey Sims, left, and Brittney Griner, pose for fans after a ceremony honoring the WBCA All-American team in New Orleans Arena for the Women's Final Four in New Orleans, Saturday, April 6, 2013. Griner is expected to be the number one draft pick for the WNBA next week.

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  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- University of Notre Dame players run a drill during a practice session in New Orleans Arena for the Women's Final Four in New Orleans, Saturday, April 6, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw talks to her players Saturday at the New Orleans Arena.

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  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- University of Notre Dame's Skylar Diggins goes up for a shot during a practice session in New Orleans Arena for the Women's Final Four in New Orleans, Saturday, April 6, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- University of Louisville head coach talks to players during a practice session in New Orleans Arena for the Women's Final Four in New Orleans, Saturday, April 6, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- Cal's Mikayla Lyles goes up for a shot during a practice session in New Orleans Arena for the Women's Final Four in New Orleans, Saturday, April 6, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- University of Notre Dame guard Kayla McBride, right, goes up for ascot against Ariel Braker during a practice session in New Orleans Arena for the Women's Final Four in New Orleans, Saturday, April 6, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- University of Louisville players and sisters Jude Schimmel, right, and Shoni Schimmel take part in a practice session in New Orleans Arena for the Women's Final Four in New Orleans, Saturday, April 6, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- Cal player Layshia Clarendon runs a drill during a practice session in New Orleans Arena for the Women's Final Four in New Orleans, Saturday, April 6, 2013.

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