If you’re not familiar with Caitlin Clark, now’s the time to get to know her. The exciting Iowa point guard is third in the nation in points and first in assists and led the Hawkeyes to a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. The biggest obstacle standing in Clark’s way is the Boston and South Carolina Alia. Boston is the Naismith Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, and the Gamecocks are the defending champions. They haven’t lost a match this year yet.
the March Madness Bow for Ladies He is named along with South Carolina, Indiana, Stanford and Virginia Tech as the best seeds in each region. The tournament kicks off on Wednesday with 68 teams in the field and will crown champions on April 2nd.
Here’s everything you need to know to watch the NCAA Women’s Championship on ABC and a host of ESPN channels without cable (and here How to watch the men’s championship).
When does the NCAA Women’s Tournament start?
The women’s March Madness tournament kicks off on Wednesday with two matches of play, followed by two more matches on Thursday evening. After those first four games, the field of 68 is whittled down to a more mathematically manageable 64 and the tournament begins in earnest on Friday, March 17th, with a full slate of matches.
What is the NCAAW Championship schedule?
Here is the schedule, round by round:
- The first four: March 15-16
- first round: March 17-18
- Second round: March 19-20
- Sweet 16: March 24-25
- Elite Eight: March 26-27
- The last four: March 31st
- NCAA Women’s Championship Game: April 2
What is the difference in the first four?
Wednesday, March 15:
- (11) Mississippi vs. (11) Illinois at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT); The winner plays (6) Creighton
- (16) Sacred Heart vs. (16) South at 9 p.m. ET (6 p.m. PT); Winner plays (1) Stanford
Thursday, March 16th
- (11) St. John’s vs. (11) Purdue at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT); The winner plays (6) North Carolina
- (16) Monmouth vs. (16) Tennessee Tech at 9 p.m. ET (6 p.m. PT); The winner plays (1) Indiana
How can I watch the Women’s Championship?
The tournament will be shown on ABC and a variety of ESPN channels: ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNews and ESPNU.
Can I stream March Madness for free?
Go to the NCAA’s March Madness Live website Or use the March Madness Live app and you’ll be able to watch the games for free. You can watch March Madness Live at iOS And android devices along with Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV, and Xbox One. The app also supports AirPlay and Chromecast.
As with most free things, there is a catch. Without proof that you’re a pay-TV subscriber, you’ll only get a three-hour preview, after which you’ll need to sign in to continue watching.
What are my other broadcast options?
You can use the live TV service to watch the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. All five of the big live TV services offer the channels needed to watch every game, but keep in mind that not every service carries every local network, so check each one using the links below to make sure it carries ABC in your area.
YouTube TV costs $65 per month and includes ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNews, and ESPNU. Plug your zip into a file Welcome page To find out which local networks are available in your area. Read our YouTube TV review.
Hulu with Live TV is $70 per month and includes ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNews, and ESPNU. Click the “View channels in your area” link in it Welcome page To find out which local channels are available in your zip code. Read our Hulu with Live TV review.
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The $55 per month Orange and Blue plan includes Sling TV ABC, ESPN, and ESPN2. Keep in mind, however, that Sling offers ABC only carries ABC in a handful of regions. With the $15 per month Sports Extra add-on, you can also watch games on ESPNews and ESPNU. Read our Sling TV review.
The basic FuboTV plan is $75 per month and includes ABC, ESPN, and ESPN2. The Fubo Extra add-on costs an additional $8 per month and includes ESPNews and ESPNU. click here To see which local channels you get. Read our FuboTV review.
DirecTV Stream’s basic $75-per-month plan includes ABC, ESPN, and ESPN2, but you’ll need the $99-per-month plan to also get ESPNews and ESPNU. You can use files Channel finder Find out which local channels are available where you live. Read our DirecTV Stream review.
All of the live TV services above offer free trial periods, allow you to cancel at any time and require a strong internet connection. Looking for more information? Verify Live TV Services Directory.