2024 March Madness: Women’s NCAA tournament schedule, dates, times

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This is the schedule for the 2024 NCAA women’s basketball tournament for March Madness. The first round starts today, March 22.

  • Selection Sunday: 8 p.m. ET Sunday, March 17 on ESPN
  • First Four: March 20-21
  • First round: March 22-23
  • Second round: March 24-25
  • Sweet 16: March 29-30
  • Elite Eight: March 31-April 1
  • Final Four: Friday, April 5 at 7 p.m. with the second semifinal starting 30 minutes after the first game ends. Both will be broadcast on ESPN and hosted at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio. 
  • NCAA championship game: Sunday, April 7 at 3 p.m. ET on ABC, hosted at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio.

These are the sites for the women’s tournament in 2024:

2024 Regional ROUND SITES        
Round City Venue Dates Host
Sweet 16/Elite Eight Albany, N.Y. MVP Arena March 29 – April 1 MAAC
Sweet 16/Elite Eight Portland, Ore. Moda Center March 29 – April 1 Oregon State

Click or tap here to view the blank 2024 bracket as a pdf. | Click or tap here for the 2024 interactive bracket.

2024 March Madness women’s TV times and schedule (all times ET)

Friday, March 22 — First round 

  • (8) North Carolina 59, (9) Michigan State 56
  • (2) Ohio State 80, (15) Maine 57
  • (11) Middle Tennessee 71, (6) Louisville 69
  • (1) South Carolina 91, (16) Presbyterian 39
  • (7) Duke 72, (10) Richmond 61
  • (1) Texas 82, (16) Drexel 42 
  • (4) Virginia Tech 92, (13) Marshall 49 
  • (3) LSU 70, (14) Rice 60
  • (4) Kansas State 78, (13) Portland 65 
  • (8) Alabama 82, (9) Florida State 74 
  • (5) Baylor 80, (12) Vanderbilt 63
  • (5) Colorado 86, (12) Drake 72
  • (7) Iowa State 93, (10) Maryland 86 
  • (3) Oregon State 73, (14) Eastern Washington 51 
  • (2) Stanford vs. (15) Norfolk State | 10 p.m. | ESPN2
  • (6) Nebraska vs. (11) Texas A&M | 10:30 p.m. | ESPNU

Saturday, March 23 — First round

Sunday, March 24 — Second round

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Monday, March 25 — Second round

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Friday, March 29 — Sweet 16 

  • TBD vs. TBD | 2:30 p.m.
  • TBD vs. TBD | 5 p.m.
  • TBD vs. TBD | 7:30 p.m.
  • TBD vs. TBD | 10 p.m.

Saturday, March 30 — Sweet 16 

  • TBD vs. TBD | 1 p.m.
  • TBD vs. TBD | 3:30 p.m.
  • TBD vs. TBD | 5:30 p.m.
  • TBD vs. TBD | 8 p.m.

Sunday, March 31 — Elite Eight

  • TBD vs. TBD | 1 p.m.
  • TBD vs. TBD | 3 p.m.

Monday, April 1 — Elite Eight

  • TBD vs. TBD | 7 p.m.
  • TBD vs. TBD | 9 p.m.

Friday, April 5 — Final Four

  • TBD vs. TBD | 7 p.m. | ESPN
  • TBD vs. TBD | 9:30 p.m. | ESPN

Sunday, April 7 — National championship

  • TBD vs. TBD | 3 p.m. | ABC

Wednesday, March 20 — First Four 

Thursday, March 21 — First Four

Here are the future sites and dates for the Final Four:

Year city venue dates host
2024 Cleveland Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse April 5 & 7 Mid-American Conference, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission
2025 Tampa, FL Amalie Arena April 4 & 6 University of South Florida, Tampa Bay Sports Commission
2026 Phoenix Footprint Center April 3 & 5 Arizona State University
2027 Columbus, OH Nationwide Arena April 2 & 4 The Ohio State University, Greater Columbus Sports Commission
2028 Indianapolis Gainbridge Fieldhouse March 31 & April 2 Horizon League, IUPUI, Indiana Sports Corp
2029 San Antonio Alamodome March 30 & April 1 University of Incarnate Word, UTSA, San Antonio Sports
2030 Portland, OR Moda Center April 5 & 7 University of Portland, Sport Oregon
2031 Dallas American Airlines Center April 4 & 6 Big 12 Conference, Dallas Sports Commission

Here are the future sites for the championship:

March Madness: Future sites

YEAR/DATES CITY HOST FACILITY
2024: April 5 and 7 Cleveland Mid American Conference and the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
2025: April 4 and 6 Tampa Bay, Florida University of South Florida and the Tampa Bay Sports Commission Amalie Arena
2026: April 3 and 5 Phoenix Arizona State University Footprint Center
2027: April 2 and 4 Columbus, Ohio The Ohio State University and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission Nationwide Arena
2028: March 31 and April 2 Indianapolis Horizon League, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and the Indiana Sports Corp Gainbridge Fieldhouse
2029: March 30 and April 1 San Antonio University of the Incarnate Word, University of Texas at San Antonio and San Antonio Sports Alamodome
2030: April 5 and 7 Portland, Oregon University of Portland and Sport Oregon Moda Center
2031: April 4 and 6 Dallas Big 12 Conference and the Dallas Sports Commission American Airlines Center

Here is the complete list of teams who have won the DI national championship:

NCAA DI women’s basketball: Champions, history

YEAR CHAMPION (RECORD) COACH SCORE RUNNER-UP SITE
2023 LSU (34-2) Kim Mulkey 102-85 Iowa Dallas, Texas
2022 South Carolina (36-2) Dawn Staley 64-49 Connecticut Minneapolis, Minn.
2021 Stanford (31-2) Tara VanderVeer 54-53 Arizona San Antonio, Texas
2019 Baylor (37-1) Kim Mulkey 82-81 Notre Dame Tampa, Fla.
2018 Notre Dame (34-3) Muffet McGraw 61-58 Mississippi State Columbus, Ohio
2017 South Carolina (33-4) Dawn Staley 67-55 Mississippi State Dallas, Texas
2016 Connecticut (38-0) Geno Auriemma 82-51 Syracuse Indianapolis, Ind.
2015 Connecticut (38-1) Geno Auriemma 63-53 Notre Dame Tampa, Fla.
2014 Connecticut (40-0) Geno Auriemma 79-58 Notre Dame Nashville, Tenn.
2013 Connecticut (35-4) Geno Auriemma 93-60 Louisville New Orleans, La.
2012 Baylor (40-0) Kim Mulkey 80-61 Notre Dame Denver, Colo.
2011 Texas A&M (33-5) Gary Blair 76-70 Notre Dame Indianapolis, Ind.
2010 Connecticut (39-0) Geno Auriemma 53-47 Stanford San Antonio, Texas
2009 Connecticut (39-0) Geno Auriemma 76-54 Louisville St. Louis, Mo.
2008 Tennessee (36-2) Pat Summitt 64-48 Stanford Tampa, Fla.
2007 Tennessee (34-3) Pat Summitt 59-46 Rutgers Cleveland, Ohio
2006 Maryland (34-4) Brenda Frese 78-75 (OT) Duke Boston, Mass.
2005 Baylor (33-3) Kim Mulkey 84-62 Michigan State Indianapolis, Ind.
2004 Connecticut (31-4) Geno Auriemma 70-61 Tennessee New Orleans, La.
2003 Connecticut (37-1) Geno Auriemma 73-68 Tennessee Atlanta, Ga.
2002 Connecticut (39-0) Geno Auriemma 82-70 Oklahoma San Antonio, Texas
2001 Notre Dame (34-2) Muffet McGraw 68-66 Purdue St. Louis, Mo.
2000 Connecticut (36-1) Geno Auriemma 71-52 Tennessee Philadelphia, Pa.
1999 Purdue (34-1) Carolyn Peck 62-45 Duke San Jose, Calif.
1998 Tennessee (39-0) Pat Summitt 93-75 Louisiana Tech Kansas City, Mo.
1997 Tennessee (29-10) Pat Summitt 68-59 Old Dominion Cincinnati, Ohio
1996 Tennessee (32-4) Pat Summitt 83-65 Georgia Charlotte, N.C.
1995 Connecticut (35-0) Geno Auriemma 70-64 Tennessee Minneapolis, Minn.
1994 North Carolina (33-2) Sylvia Hatchell 60-59 Louisiana Tech Richmond, Va.
1993 Texas Tech (31-3) Marsha Sharp 84-82 Ohio State Atlanta, Ga.
1992 Stanford (30-3) Tara VanDerveer 78-62 Western Kentucky Los Angeles, Calif.
1991 Tennessee (30-5) Pat Summitt 70-67 (OT) Virginia New Orleans, La.
1990 Stanford (32-1) Tara VanDerveer 88-81 Auburn Knoxville, Tenn.
1989 Tennessee (35-2) Pat Summitt 76-60 Auburn Tacoma, Wash.
1988 Louisiana Tech (32-2) Leon Barmore 56-54 Auburn Tacoma, Wash.
1987 Tennessee (28-6) Pat Summitt 67-44 Louisiana Tech Austin, Texas
1986 Texas (34-0) Jody Conradt 97-81 Southern California Lexington, Ky.
1985 Old Dominion (31-3) Marianne Stanley 70-65 Georgia Austin, Texas
1984 Southern California (29-4) Linda Sharp 72-61 Tennessee Los Angeles, Calif.
1983 Southern California (31-2) Linda Sharp 69-67 Louisiana Tech Norfolk, Va.
1982 Louisiana Tech (35-1) Sonja Hogg 76-62 Cheyney Norfolk, Va.

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