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Record-Setting 184 Women’s Conference Championship Games on ESPN Networks as Part of Champ Week

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ESPN’s coverage of Champ Week will feature a record-184 women’s basketball games across all networks. Postseason play begins Wednesday, Feb. 28, with the first round the SEC Women’s Tournament on SEC Network, the ACC Women’s Tournament on ACC Network Extra, and a number of other tournaments featured on ESPN3. Leading the industry in women’s basketball postseason coverage, more than 25 conferences will play across television and digital platforms, culminating with the exclusive reveal of the NCAA Women’s Championship bracket on Selection Monday – March 12 (7 p.m., ESPN).

Women’s Champ Week Highlights

  • Complete coverage of every matchup for seven conference tournaments: ACC (14), American Athletic (11), America East (8), Horizon League (9), MAAC (10), Ohio Valley (7) and SEC (13)
  • Weekend of Winners: On Saturday, March 3, and Sunday, March 4, six conference champions will be crowned, punching their tickets to the NCAA Tournament
    • Saturday’s coverage includes Ohio Valley (3 p.m., ESPN3)
    • Sunday’s schedule includes the Atlantic-10 at noon on ESPNU, followed by back-to-back games on ESPN2 – ACC (2 p.m.), SEC (4:30 p.m.), Big Ten (7 p.m.) and Pac-12 (9 p.m.)
  • Adam Amin, Kara Lawson and Rebecca Lobo call the American Athletic semifinals on Monday, March 5, beginning at 4:30 p.m. on ESPNU; the championship game will be played on Tuesday, March 6 (5 p.m., ESPN2), with Amin and Lobo on the call
  • A total of 24 conference title games across ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3


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  • Dawn Davenport will host wraps on ESPNU from the SEC Tournament in Nashville on Saturday, March 3
  • Host Maria Taylor will be in the studio alongside analysts Andy Landers and Rebecca Lobo on Sunday, March 4, discussing all the action on ESPN2
  • Monday and Tuesday’s game coverage will be complemented by analysis and discussion from John Brickley, Nell Fortner and Andy Landers

SEC Network Coverage

  • The first, second and quarterfinal rounds of the tournament will be televised on SEC Network
  • SEC Now, hosted by Maria Taylor (Wednesday – Friday afternoon) and Peter Burns (Friday evening – Sunday), will be courtside from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Analysts Nell Fortner, Andy Landers, Amanda Butler and Charlie Creme will provide pre-game, halftime and post-game insights throughout the week.
  • Analyst Tamika Catchings and play-by-play Courtney Lyle will team up to call the first round and the first two quarterfinals; Pam Ward and Gail Goestenkors will call evening games during the week, as well as the semifinals and championship game. Former Florida standout Steffi Sorensen will serve as the sideline reporter for all 13 games of the tournament.

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espnW will be on site around the country, including live coverage at the ACC, Big 12, SEC and Pac-12 tournaments. In addition, real-time updates will be available on the site as NCAA tournament automatic berths are clinched.

Charlie Creme will provide up-to-the-minute Bracketology updates leading up to Selection Monday. The women’s basketball bracketologist will break down upsets and how it impacts the bubble, all while keeping an eye on the projected No. 1 seeds and which teams move in and out of the top 16 seeds.

NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship

ESPN is the home of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship, which begins Friday, March 16. Every round of the championship will air on ESPN or ESPN2. The Women’s Final Four will be live from Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, with the semifinals on Friday, March 30, and the national championship title game on Sunday, April 1.

All games aired on an ESPN network will also be available to stream live through the ESPN App, accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets and streaming devices to fans who receive their high-speed Internet connection or video subscription from an affiliated service provider.

Date Time (ET) Event/Commentators Network
Wed, Feb 28 Noon SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament (Nashville, Tenn.)

First Round, Game 1

Courtney Lyle, Tamika Catchings, Steffi Sorensen

SEC Network
  1 p.m. ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament (Greensboro, N.C.)

First Round, Game 1

ACC Network Extra
  2 p.m. SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament

First Round, Game 2

Courtney Lyle, Tamika Catchings, Steffi Sorensen

SEC Network
  Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

First Round, Game 1

ESPN3
  3:30 p.m. ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament (Greensboro, N.C.)

First Round, Game 2

ACC Network Extra
  4 p.m. Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

First Round, Game 2

ESPN3
  6 p.m. South Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal

ESPN3
  South Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal

ESPN3
  6:30 p.m. ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament (Greensboro, N.C.)

First Round, Game 3

ACC Network Extra
  7 p.m. America East Women’s Basketball Championship

First Round

ESPN3
Thu, Mar 1 9:30 a.m. MAAC Women’s Basketball Championship

First Round, Game 1

ESPN3
11 a.m. ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament (Greensboro, N.C.)

Second Round, Game 1

ACC Network Extra
  Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #1

ESPN3
  11:30 a.m. MAAC Women’s Basketball Championship

First Round, Game 2

ESPN3
  1 p.m. SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Second Round, Game 1

Courtney Lyle, Tamika Catchings, Steffi Sorensen

SEC Network
  1:15 p.m. Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #2

ESPN3
  1:30 p.m. MAAC Women’s Basketball Championship

First Round, Game 3

ESPN3
  2 p.m. Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

First Round, Game 3

ESPN3
  ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament (Greensboro, N.C.)

Second Round, Game 2

ACC Network Extra
  3 p.m. SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Second Round, Game 2

Courtney Lyle, Tamika Catchings, Steffi Sorensen

SEC Network
  3:30 p.m. Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #3

ESPN3
  4 p.m. Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

First Round, Game 4

ESPN3
  5:45 p.m. Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #4

ESPN3
  6 p.m. ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament (Greensboro, N.C.)

Second Round, Game 3

ACC Network Extra
  7 p.m. SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Second Round, Game 3

Pam Ward, Gail Goestenkors, Steffi Sorensen

SEC Network
  8 p.m. ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament (Greensboro, N.C.)

Second Round, Game 4

ACC Network Extra
  9 p.m. SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Second Round, Game 4

Pam Ward, Gail Goestenkors, Steffi Sorensen

SEC Network
Fri, Mar 2 11 a.m. ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament (Greensboro, N.C.)

Quarterfinal #1

ACC Network Extra
  Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

Semifinal #1

ESPN3
  Noon Little Caesars Horizon League Women’s Basketball Championship

First Round, Game 1

ESPN3
  1 p.m. SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal #1

Courtney Lyle, Tamika Catchings, Steffi Sorensen

SEC Network
  MAAC Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #1

ESPN3
  Atlantic Sun Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal #1 ESPN3
  1:15 p.m. Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

Semifinal #2

ESPN3
  2 p.m. Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

Semifinal #1

ESPN3
  ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament (Greensboro, N.C.)

Quarterfinal #2

ACC Network Extra
  2:30 p.m. Little Caesars Horizon League Women’s Basketball Championship

First Round, Game 2

ESPN3
  3 p.m. SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal #2

Courtney Lyle, Tamika Catchings, Steffi Sorensen

SEC Network
  Atlantic Sun Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal #2 ESPN3
  3:30 p.m. MAAC Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #2

ESPN3
  4 p.m. Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

Semifinal #2

ESPN3
  6 p.m. Atlantic Sun Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal #3 ESPN3
  ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament (Greensboro, N.C.)

Quarterfinal #3

ACC Network Extra
  7 p.m. SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal #3

Pam Ward, Gail Goestenkors, Steffi Sorensen

SEC Network
  8 p.m. ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament (Greensboro, N.C.)

Quarterfinal #4

ACC Network Extra
  8:30 p.m. Atlantic Sun Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal #4 ESPN3
  9 p.m. SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal #4

Pam Ward, Gail Goestenkors, Steffi Sorensen

SEC Network
Sat, Mar 3 Noon ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament (Greensboro, N.C.)

Semifinal #1

Beth Mowins, Debbie Antonelli, Courtney Lyle

ESPNU
  Aaron’s American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

First Round, Game 1

Sam Gore, Mike Thibault

ESPN3
  America East Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal #1 ESPN3
  South Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament

Semifinal #1

ESPN3
  Little Caesars Horizon League Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #1

ESPN3
  MAAC Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #3

ESPN3
  1 p.m. Summit League Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal

ESPN3
  2 p.m. ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament (Greensboro, N.C.)

Semifinal #2

Beth Mowins, Debbie Antonelli, Courtney Lyle

ESPNU
  2:15 p.m. America East Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal #2 ESPN3
  2:30 p.m. 2018 Aaron’s American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

First Round, Game 2

Eric Frede, Christy Thomaskutty

ESPN3
  Little Caesars Horizon League Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #2

ESPN3
  MAAC Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #4

ESPN3
  South Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament

Semifinal #2

ESPN3
  3 p.m. Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

Title Game

ESPN3
  3:30 p.m. Summit League Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal

ESPN3
  5 p.m. SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Semifinal #1

Pam Ward, Gail Goestenkors, Steffi Sorensen

ESPNU
  6 p.m. Aaron’s American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

First Round, Game 3

Eric Frede, Christy Thomaskutty

ESPN3
  6 p.m. America East Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal #3 ESPN3
  7 p.m. SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Semifinal #2

Pam Ward, Gail Goestenkors, Steffi Sorensen

ESPNU
  8:15 p.m. America East Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal #4 ESPN3
  8:30 p.m. Aaron’s American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

First Round, Game 4

Eric Frede, Christy Thomaskutty

ESPN3
  11:30 p.m. GNAC Women’s Basketball Championship

Title Game

ESPN3
Sun, Mar 4 11 a.m. MAAC Women’s Basketball Championship

Semifinal #1

ESPN3
  Noon Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship

Title Game

Melissa Lee, Andraya Carter

ESPNU
  Aaron’s American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #1

Sam Gore, Mike Thibault

ESPN3
  Little Caesars Horizon League Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #3

ESPN3
  Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

Title Game

ESPN3
  1 p.m. South Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament

Championship

ESPN3
  Summit League Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal

ESPN3
  1:30 p.m. MAAC Women’s Basketball Championship

Semifinal #2

ESPN3
  2 p.m. ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament (Greensboro, N.C.)

Championship

Beth Mowins, Debbie Antonelli, Courtney Lyle

ESPN2
  America East Women’s Basketball Championship

Semifinal #1

ESPN3
  2018 Lonestar Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

Title Game

ESPN3
  2:30 p.m. Aaron’s American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship (Uncasville, Conn.)

Quarterfinal #2

Sam Gore, Mike Thibault

ESPNU
  Little Caesars Horizon League Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #4

ESPN3
  3:30 p.m. Summit League Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal

ESPN3
  4:30 p.m. SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Championship

Pam Ward, Gail Goestenkors, Steffi Sorensen

ESPN2
  America East Women’s Basketball Championship

Semifinal #2

ESPN3
  6:30 p.m. Aaron’s American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #3

Eric Frede, Christy Thomaskutty

ESPNU
  7 p.m. Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament

Championship

Paul Sunderland, Christy Winters-Scott

ESPN2
  8:30 p.m. Aaron’s American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #4

Eric Frede, Christy Thomaskutty

ESPN3
  9 p.m. Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament (Seattle)

Championship

Tiffany Greene, Mary Murphy, Elise Woodward

ESPN2
Mon, Mar 5 11 a.m. MEAC Women’s Basketball Tournament

First Round, Game 1

ESPN3
  1 p.m. Little Caesars Horizon League Women’s Basketball Championship

Semifinal #1

ESPN3
  1 p.m. Summit League Women’s Basketball Championship

Semifinal #1

ESPN3
  1:30 p.m. MEAC Women’s Basketball Tournament

First Round, Game 2

ESPN3
  2:30 p.m. MAAC Women’s Basketball Championship (Albany, N.Y.)

Title Game

Matt Schick, Julianne Viani

ESPNU
  3:30 p.m. Little Caesars Horizon League Women’s Basketball Championship

Semifinal #2

ESPN3
  3:30 p.m. Summit League Women’s Basketball Championship

Semifinal #2

ESPN3
  4 p.m. MEAC Women’s Basketball Tournament

First Round, Game 3

ESPN3
  4:30 p.m. Aaron’s American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball

Championship (Uncasville, Conn.)

Semifinal #1

Adam Amin, Kara Lawson/Rebecca Lobo

ESPNU
  7 p.m. Aaron’s American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship (Uncasville, Conn.)

Semifinal #2

Adam Amin, Kara Lawson/Rebecca Lobo

ESPN2
Tue, Mar 6 11 a.m. MEAC Women’s Basketball Tournament

First Round, Game 4

ESPN3
  Noon Little Caesars Horizon League Women’s Basketball Championship

Title Game

ESPNU
  12:30 p.m. Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Championship

First Round, Game 1

ESPN3
  1:30 p.m. MEAC Women’s Basketball Tournament

First Round, Game 5

ESPN3
  2 p.m. Summit League Women’s Basketball Championship (Sioux Falls, S.D.)

Title Game

Clay Matvick, Joan Bonvicini

ESPNU
  3 p.m. Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Championship

First Round, Game 2

ESPN3
  4 p.m. West Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament (Las Vegas)

Championship

Bob Wischusen, Elise Woodward

ESPNU
  5 p.m. Aaron’s American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

Title Game

Adam Amin, Rebecca Lobo

ESPN2
  6 p.m. Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Championship

First Round, Game 3

ESPN3
  8:30 p.m. Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Championship

First Round, Game 4

ESPN3
  9 p.m. Big West Women’s Basketball Tournament

First Round, Game 1

ESPN3
  11:30 p.m. Big West Women’s Basketball Tournament

First Round, Game 2

ESPN3
Wed, Mar 7 Noon MAC Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #1

ESPN3
  MEAC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal #1

ESPN3
  2:30 p.m. MAC Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #2

ESPN3
  MEAC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal #2

ESPN3
  3 p.m. Western Athletic Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal #1

ESPN3
  Atlantic Sun Women’s Basketball Championship

Semifinal #1

ESPN3
  4 p.m. Northeast Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal #1

ESPN3
  5 p.m. MAC Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #3

ESPN3
  5:30 p.m. Western Athletic Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal #2

ESPN3
  Atlantic Sun Women’s Basketball Championship

Semifinal #2

ESPN3
  7 p.m. Northeast Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal #2

ESPN3
  7:30 p.m. MAC Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #4

ESPN3
  9 p.m. Big West Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal #1

ESPN3
  Western Athletic Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal #3

ESPN3
  11:30 p.m. Big West Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal #2

ESPN3
  Western Athletic Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal #4

ESPN3
Thu, Mar 8 Noon Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament

First Round, Game 1

ESPN3
  MEAC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal #3

ESPN3
  12:30 p.m. Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #1

ESPN3
  2:30 p.m. Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament

First Round, Game 2

ESPN3
  MEAC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal #4

ESPN3
  3 p.m. Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #2

ESPN3
  4 p.m. Northeast Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament

Semifinal #1

ESPN3
  5 p.m. MVC Women’s Basketball Tournament

First Round, Game 1

ESPN3
  6 p.m. Sun Belt Women’s College Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #3

ESPN3
  7 p.m. Northeast Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament

Semifinal #2

ESPN3
  8 p.m. MVC Women’s Basketball Tournament

First Round, Game 2

ESPN3
  8:30 p.m. Sun Belt Women’s College Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #4

ESPN3
Fri, Mar 9 Noon Big South Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #1

ESPN3
  MAC Women’s Basketball Championship

Semifinal #1

ESPN3
  Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament

Second Round, Game 1

ESPN3
  MEAC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Semifinal #1

ESPN3
  1 p.m. MVC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal #1

ESPN3
  2 p.m. Big South Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #2

ESPN3
  2:30 p.m. MAC Women’s Basketball Championship

Semifinal #2

ESPN3
  Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament

Second Round, Game 2

ESPN3
  MEAC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Semifinal #2

ESPN3
  3 p.m. Big West Women’s Basketball Tournament

Semifinal #1

ESPN3
  WAC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Semifinal #1

ESPN3
  3:30 p.m. MVC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal #2

ESPN3
  4 p.m. America East Women’s Basketball Championship

Title Game

Eric Frede, Christy Thomaskutty

ESPNU
  5:30 p.m. Big West Women’s Basketball Tournament

Semifinal #2

ESPN3
  WAC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Semifinal #2

ESPN3
  6 p.m. Big South Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #3

ESPN3
  7 p.m. MVC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal #3

ESPN3
  8 p.m. Big South Women’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinal #4

ESPN3
  9:30 p.m. MVC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Quarterfinal #4

ESPN3
Sat, Mar 10 1:30 p.m. SWAC Women’s Basketball Tournament (Houston)

Championship

Mark Neely, Fran Harris

ESPN3*
  2 p.m. Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament

Semifinal #1

ESPN3
  Big South Women’s Basketball Championship

Semifinal #1

ESPN3
  2:30 p.m. MVC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Semifinal #1

ESPN3
  3:30 p.m. MEAC Women’s Basketball Tournament (Norfolk, Va.)

Championship

Roy Philpott, Brooke Weisbrod

ESPN3%
  4 p.m. Big South Women’s Basketball Championship

Semifinal #2

ESPN3
  4:30 p.m. Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament Semifinal #2 ESPN3
  5 p.m. Western Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament (Las Vegas)

Championship

Elise Woodward, Dan Hughes

ESPN3
  MVC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Semifinal #2

ESPN3
  6 p.m. Sun Belt Women’s College Basketball Championship Semifinal #1 ESPN3
  Ivy League Women’s Basketball Tournament

Semifinal #1

ESPN3
  8:30 p.m. Sun Belt Women’s College Basketball Championship

Semifinal #2

ESPN3
  Ivy League Women’s Basketball Tournament

Semifinal #2

ESPN3
Sun, Mar 11 2 p.m. Northeast Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament Championship

Cara Capuano, Amanda Butler

ESPNU
  2 p.m. Big South Women’s Basketball Championship

Title Game

ESPN3
  3 p.m. MVC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Championship

ESPN3
  4 p.m. Ivy League Women’s Basketball Tournament Championship
Brenda VanLengen, Carol Ross
ESPNU
  4:30 p.m. Atlantic Sun Women’s Basketball Championship
Title Game
ESPN3
  7 p.m. Sun Belt Women’s College Basketball Championship
Title Game
Mitch Holthus, Steffi Sorensen
ESPN3^

% — will air on ESPNU Sunday, March 11 at 10 a.m.
* — will air on ESPNU on Sunday, March 11 at Noon
^ — will air on ESPNU on Sunday, March 11 at 9 p.m.

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