2023 March Madness®: NCAA Women’s Tournament Schedule, Dates, and TV Times

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March is college basketball season. Between the NCAA® women’s and men’s tournaments, 136 teams will play 134 games over a span of three weeks, all vying to be the best college basketball team in the country. This time of year is aptly named March Madness®, and it’s nearly here. Fans are currently gearing up for buzzer-beaters and Cinderella stories over an exciting few weeks of basketball. Below, find the 2023 NCAA® Women’s Basketball Tournament schedule so you won’t miss any March Madness® action.

2023 NCAA® Women’s Basketball Tournament

The women’s tournament is televised across ESPN networks. Games will air on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, and ABC. The early rounds will be on a mix of those networks, but the Final Four® and National Championship game will air on ESPN and ABC respectively. You can also stream the women’s tournament on ESPN.com and the ESPN App. You’ll need your Optimum cable log-in to access either option.

ROUNDDates, Start Times (ET)NETWORK
Selection Sunday®Sunday, March 12 8PM/ETESPN
First Four®March 15 time 7PM/ETESPNU
First Four®March 16 time 7PM/ETESPN2
First RoundMarch 17 time 11:30AM-10PM/ETESPN/ESPN2/ESPNEWS/ESPNU
First RoundMarch 18 time 11:30AM-11:30PMABC/ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNEWS/ESPNU
Second RoundMarch 19-20 time TBATBA
Sweet 16March 24-25 time TBATBA
Elite 8®March 26-27 time TBATBA
Final Four®March 31 7 and 9:30PM/ETESPN
National ChampionshipApril 2:30PM/ETABC

NCAA, March Madness, Selection Show, First Four, Elite Eight, and Final Four are trademarks of The National Collegiate Athletic Association. ESPN, ESPNU, ESPN2, ESPNEWS are registered trademarks of ESPN, Inc.

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