2018 Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournament: Bracket, schedule, TV information, seeds (03/15/2018)

The 2018 Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournament starts with the first round play Friday, March 16. Get your bracket, schedule, TV channel information and seeds below.

This No. 1 seeds are Connecticut, Louisville, Mississippi State and Notre Dame.

Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournament 2018: Bracket

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Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournament 2018: Schedule, TV channels

FIRST ROUND

Friday, March 16

  • No. 6 Oregon State vs. No. 11 Western Kentucky | 12 p.m. ET | ESPN2
  • No. 5 Maryland vs. No. 12 Princeton | 12 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 1 Louisville vs. No. 16 Boise State | 12 p.m. | ESPN
  • No. 5 DePaul vs. No. 12 Oklahoma | 12 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 3 Tennessee vs. No. 14 Liberty | 2:30 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 8 Marquette vs. No. 9 Dayton | 2:30 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 4 Texas A&M vs. No. 13 Drake | 2:30 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 4 N.C. State vs. No. 13 Elon | 2:30 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 1 Notre Dame vs. No. 16 CS Northridge | 5 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 7 Michigan vs. No. 10 Northern Colorado | 5 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 7 California vs. No. 10 Virginia | 5 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 7 Green Bay vs. No. 10 Minnesota | 5 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 8 South Dakota State vs. No. 9 Villanova | 7:30 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 2 Baylor vs. No. 15 Grambling | 7:30 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 2 South Carolina vs. No. 15 N.C. A&T | 7:30 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 2 Oregon vs. No. 15 Seattle | 7:30 p.m. | ESPN2

Saturday, March 17

  • No. 1 Connecticut vs. No. 16 St. Francis (Pa.) | 11 a.m. ET | ESPN2
  • No. 6 LSU vs. No. 11 Central Michigan | 11 a.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 5 Duke vs. No. 12 Belmont | 11 a.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 3 Florida State vs. No. 14 Little Rock | 11 a.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 8 Miami vs. No. 9 Quinnipiac | 1:30 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 4 Georgia vs. No. 13 Mercer | 1:30 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 3 Ohio State vs. No. 14 George Washington | 1:30 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 6 South Florida vs. No. 11 Buffalo | 1:30 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 7 Arizona State vs. No. 10 Nebraska | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 8 Syracuse vs. No. 9 Oklahoma State | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 5 Missouri vs. No. 12 Florida Gulf Coast | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 3 UCLA vs. No. 14 American | 3:30 p.m. | ESN2
  • No. 6 Iowa vs. No. 11 Creighton | 6 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 4 Stanford vs. No. 13 Gonzaga | 6 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 2 Texas vs. No. 15 Maine | 6 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 1 Mississippi State vs. No. 16 Nicholls | 6 p.m. | ESPN2

Round schedule

  • First Round: Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17
  • Second Round: Sunday, March 18 and Monday, March 19
  • Sweet 16: Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24
  • Elite Eight: Sunday, March 25 and Monday, March 26
  • Final Four (National Semifinals): Friday, March 30
  • National Championship: Sunday, April 1

Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournament 2018: Seeds, teams

The following teams are automatic qualifiers:

  • ACC: Lousville
  • America East: Maine
  • American: Connecticut
  • Atlantic 10: George Washington
  • Atlantic Sun: Florida Gulf Coast
  • Big 12: Baylor
  • Big East: DePaul
  • Big Sky: Northern Coloraod
  • Big South: Liberty
  • Big Ten: Ohio State
  • Big West: Cal State Northridge
  • Colonial: Elon
  • Conference USA: Western Kentucky
  • Horizon: Green Bay
  • Ivy: Princeton
  • MAAC: Qunnipiac
  • MAC: Central Michigan
  • MEAC: North Carolina A&T
  • Missouri Valley: Drake
  • Mountain West: Boise State
  • Northeast: St. Francis (Pa.)
  • Ohio Valley: Belmont
  • Pac-12: Oregon
  • Patriot: American
  • SEC: South Carolina
  • Southern: Mercer
  • Southland: Nicholls
  • Summit League: South Dakota State
  • Sun Belt: Little Rock
  • SWAC: Grambling
  • WAC: Seattle
  • West Coast: Gonzaga

2018 Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournament: Locations, sites

  • First and Second Round: 16 campus sites
  • Sweet 16 and Elite Eight (Regionals):
    • Lexington, Ky. (Sweet 16 on Friday, March 23 at 7, 9:30 p.m. ET; Elite Eight at 12 p.m. Sunday, March 25)
    • Kansas City, Mo. (Sweet 16 on Friday March 23 at 7, 9:30 p.m.; Elite Eight at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 25)
    • Albany, N.Y. (Sweet 16 on Saturday, March 24 at 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m.; Elite Eight at 7 p.m. Monday, March 26)
    • Spokane, Wash. (Sweet 16 on Saturday, March 24 at 4, 6:30 p.m.; Elite Eight at 9 p.m. Monday, March 26)
  • Final Four and National Championship: Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio
    • National Semifinals: 7 and 9:30 p.m. on Friday, March 30
    • National Championship: 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 1

Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournament: Champions, history

YEAR CHAMPION SCORE RUNNER-UP SITE
2017 South Carolina 67-55 Mississippi State Dallas
2016 Connecticut 82-51 Syracuse Indianapolis
2015 Connecticut 63-53 Notre Dame Tampa, Fla.
2014 Connecticut 79-58 Notre Dame Nashville, Tenn.
2013 Connecticut 93-60 Louisville New Orleans
2012 Baylor 80-61 Notre Dame Denver
2011 Texas A&M 76-70 Notre Dame Indianapolis
2010 Connecticut 53-47 Stanford San Antonio
2009 Connecticut 76-54 Louisville St. Louis
2008 Tennessee 64-48 Stanford Tampa, Fla.
2007 Tennessee 59-46 Rutgers Cleveland
2006 Maryland 78-75 (OT) Duke Boston
2005 Baylor 84-62 Michigan State Indianapolis
2004 Connecticut 70-61 Tennessee New Orleans
2003 Connecticut 73-68 Tennessee Atlanta
2002 Connecticut 82-70 Oklahoma San Antonio
2001 Notre Dame 68-66 Purdue St. Louis
2000 Connecticut 71-52 Tennessee Philadelphia
1999 Purdue 62-45 Duke San Jose, Calif.
1998 Tennessee 93-75 Louisiana Tech Kansas City, Mo.
1997 Tennessee 68-59 Old Dominion Cincinnati
1996 Tennessee 83-65 Georgia Charlotte, N.C.
1995 Connecticut 70-64 Tennessee Minneapolis
1994 North Carolina 60-59 Louisiana Tech Richmond, Va.
1993 Texas Tech 84-82 Ohio State Atlanta
1992 Stanford 78-62 Western Kentucky Los Angeles
1991 Tennessee 70-67 (OT) Virginia New Orleans
1990 Stanford 88-81 Auburn Knoxville, Tenn.
1989 Tennessee 76-60 Auburn Tacoma, Wash.
1988 Louisiana Tech 56-54 Auburn Tacoma, Wash.
1987 Tennessee 67-44 Louisiana Tech Austin, Texas
1986 Texas 97-81 USC Lexington, Ky.
1985 Old Dominion 70-65 Georgia Austin, Texas
1984 USC 72-61 Tennessee Los Angeles
1983 USC 69-67 Louisiana Tech Norfolk, Va.
1982 Louisiana Tech 76-62 Cheyney Norfolk, Va.

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