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Top-Seeded UConn Faces No. 4 seed Syracuse Tuesday on ESPN in NCAA Women’s National Championship Game


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The Women’s Final Four culminates with the pairing of top-seeded UConn against No. 4 seed Syracuse in the NCAA Women’s National Championship game on Tuesday, April 5, at 8:30 p.m. Played from Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Beth Mowins and Doris Burke will call the game on ESPN and WatchESPN.

Coverage begins with an hour-long preview special from inside the Fieldhouse, hosted by Kevin Negandhi, Kara Lawson and Rebecca Lobo, as well as Coaches Corner segments from Andy Landers and Stephanie White, at 7:30 p.m. ESPNU will air a 90-minute special at 5:30 p.m., hosted by Matt Schick with analysts Julianne Viani and Brooke Weisbrod from ESPNU studios in Charlotte.

Features and segments to run in the studio coverage include:

  • The Evolution of Breanna Stewart, from awkward young athlete with promise to the very highest level at UConn
  • Syracuse’s Quentin Hillsman talks about his unique fashion style and the attention it has received
  • UConn walk-on Briana Pulido plays an important part of the Huskies’ machine
  • An essay on the tradition of basketball in the city of Syracuse voiced by ESPN’s Mowins and Mike Tirico