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All Four No. 1 Seeds Advance to Women’s Final Four in Denver


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The Women’s Final Four is set as all four No. 1 seeds advanced to the championship weekend in Denver. The games tipoff with the semifinals Sunday, April 1, at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. and concludes with the national title game Tuesday, April 3, at 8:30 p.m.  All games will be televised on ESPN and simulcast on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.  Highlights:

  • BIG EAST rivals Notre Dame and Connecticut meet for the second straight year in a national semifinal at 6:30 p.m.
  • The top overall seed, Baylor, returns to the Final Four after a one-year absence, and faces Stanford, making its fifth straight Final Four appearance, at 8:30 p.m.
  • Trey Wingo, Kara Lawson and Carolyn Peck will have all the studio coverage from a set in the Pepsi Center.
  • Dave O’Brien will call play-by-play, joined by veteran analyst Doris Burke
  • Rebecca Lobo returns this year with added responsibilities: working as an on-court analyst reporting on special aspects of each game, as well as conducting on-court interviews with players and coaches and joining the studio coverage with Wingo, Lawson and Peck.
  • Holly Rowe returns as a sideline reporter and Bob Holtzman will provide updates for SportsCenter and ESPNEWS live from Denver.

More Final Four Facts  

Date Time (ET) Telecast Networks
Sun, Apr 1 6 p.m. NCAA Women’s Final Four Special Presented by Capital One ESPN / ESPN3
  6:30 p.m. National Semifinal:
No. 1 Connecticut vs. No. 1 Notre Dame
  8:30 p.m. National Semifinal:
No. 1 Stanford vs. No. 1 Baylor
Tue, Apr 3 3 p.m. Crunch Time: Women’s Tournament ESPNU
  5 p.m. The Experts:
NCAA Women’s 
Tournament Special
  6 p.m. College Basketball Live:
Women’s National Championship Special
  College Basketball Live:
Women’s National Championship Special
  7:30 p.m. NCAA Women’s Championship Special Presented by Capital One  ESPN / ESPN3
  8:30 p.m. National Championship ESPN / ESPN3