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Upset Alert: Undefeated UConn Is On The Ropes vs. Notre Dame

Geno Auriemma reacting during a game against Notre Dame.

COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 30: Head coach Geno Auriemma of the Connecticut Huskies reacts against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the second half in the semifinals of the 2018 NCAA Women's Final Four at Nationwide Arena on March 30, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish defeated the Connecticut Huskies 91-89. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

A massive upset is in the works at the Final Four of the 2018 NCAA Women's Tournament.

UConn, the best team in the country that went 36-0 this season, is taking on fellow No. 1 seed Notre Dame at the Final Four in Columbus. The Huskies are down big after one quarter.

Geno Auriemma's team is trailing, 24-14, after one quarter.

There's a long way to go, of course. But this is unprecedented territory for the Huskies in this NCAA Tournament.

Notre Dame went on a 9-0 run toward the end of the first quarter. They're playing with extreme confidence.

UConn scored the first points of the second quarter to cut into the lead. With about 9 minutes to play in the second quarter, it's Notre Dame 24, UConn 16.

The game is on ESPN2.

ESPN's Basketball Power Index currently gives Notre Dame a 65 percent chance to win. You're going to want to watch the end of this one.