For the first time since 1989, all four top seeds reached the Women's Final Four. This year's field of Baylor, Stanford, UConn and Notre Dame is arguably the strongest in history. All four programs feel they have unfinished business from last season and all four look to add yet more gold to their crowded trophy case. Look back on how these four teams paved their way to Denver, and look ahead to an exciting weekend in the Rockies.

UConn 83-Prairie View 47 UConn 72-Kansas St. 26 UConn 77-Penn St. 59 UConn 80-Kentucky 65

Kingston Regional Champion – Connecticut (33-4)
Nickname: Huskies
Coach: Geno Auriemma
Conference: Big East
Bid: Big East champion
Win Streak: Seven games
Tournament Record: 85-16 (24 appearances)
Final Four appearances: 13
Championships: 7
Scoring averages: Team (76.4); Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis 15.0; Tiffany Hayes 14.8; Bria Hartley 13.9
Rebounding averages: Team (41.6); Stephanie Dolson 5.9; Tiffany Hayes 5.8; Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis 5.4
3-pointers: Team (.352); Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis 93; Bria Hartley 61
You need to know: Connecticut has won 38-consecutive games played in the month of March, dating back to a loss to LSU in 2007 ... Sunday will mark the seventh time Connecticut has faced a Big East opponent during the NCAA tournament ... UConn is ranked second overall in NCAA tournament games played (101) and wins (85) and is the all-time leader in winning percentage (.842)

UND 74-Liberty 43 UND 73-Cal 62 UND 79-St. Bonaventure 35 UND 80-Maryland 49

Raleigh Regional Champion – Notre Dame (34-3)
Nickname: Fighting Irish
Coach: Muffet McGraw
Conference: Big East
Bid: At-large
Win Streak: Four games
Tournament Record: 36-17 (19 appearances)
Final Four appearances: 4
Championships: 1
Scoring averages: Team (79.2); Skylar Diggins 16.7; Natalie Novosel 15.3; Devereaux Peters 11.8
Rebounding averages: Team (41.1); Devereaux Peters 9.4; Kayla McBride 4.6; Natalie Achonwa 4.2
3-pointers: Team (.346); Natalie Novosel 42; Brittany Mallory 36
You need to know: The Fighting Irish leads all teams in this year’s championship in scoring defense (47.2 ppg.) and scoring margin (+29.3 ppg.) ... Notre Dame has reached the NCAA Women’s Final Four for the second consecutive season (a first in program history) ... Notre Dame has tied the school record with 34 wins this season and posted back-to-back 30-win campaigns for the first time in school history, reaching that mark for the fourth time in school history.

Baylor 81-UCSB 40 Baylor 76-Florida 57 Baylor 83-Georgia Tech 68 Baylor 77-Tennessee 58

Des Moines Regional Champion – Baylor (38-0)
Nickname: Lady Bears
Coach: Kim Mulkey
Conference: Big 12
Bid: Big 12 champion
Win Streak: 38 games
Tournament Record: 26-9 (11 appearances)
Final Four appearances: 3
Championships: 1
Scoring averages: Team (78.9); Brittney Griner 23.4; Odyssey Sims 14.8; Destiny Williams 10.2
Rebounding averages: Team (45.3); Brittney Griner 9.4; Destiny Williams 9.2; Brooklyn Pope 5.5
3-pointers: Team (.337); Odyssey Sims 60; Kimetria Hayden 32
You need to know: Baylor’s matchup with No. 2 Stanford marks the third time this season top-ranked Baylor has faced the nation’s second-ranked squad ... If Baylor is able to remain perfect this season, it will become the first basketball team, male or female, in NCAA history to produce a 40-0 record ... Baylor is competing in its ninth consecutive and 11th all-time NCAA tournament, as all appearances have come since head coach Kim Mulkey assumed the program’s helm

Stanford 73-Hampton 51 Stanford 72-WVU 55 Stanford 76-South Carolina 60 Stanford 81-Duke 69

Fresno Regional Champion – Stanford (35-1)
Nickname: Cardinal
Coach: Tara Vanderveer
Conference: Pac-12
Bid: Pac-12 champion
Region: Fresno | Seed: No. 1
Win Streak: 32 games
Tournament Record: 69-23 (24 appearances)
Final Four appearances: 11
Championships: 2
Scoring averages: Team (76.8); Nnemkadi Ogwumike 22.5; Chiney Ogwumike 15.3; Toni Kokenis 9.5
Rebounding averages: Team (43.9); Nnemkadi Ogwumike 10.3; Chiney Ogwumike 10.3; Joslyn Tinkle 5.5
3-pointers: Team (.316); Bonnie Samuelson 43; Toni Kokenis 36
You need to know: Stanford’s 11 trips to the Final Four trails only Tennessee (18) and Connecticut (13) ... Nnemkadi and Chiney Ogwumike became the first sisters named to the Associated Press All-America Teams ... With this year being the Cardinal’s fifth consecutive Final Four appearance (2008-12), it makes Stanford just the third different school to reach the event five consecutive years, following Connecticut (twice - 2000-04, 2008-12) and LSU (2004-08)

This article was contributed to by The Associated Press and the Women's Final Four participants' sports information departments.