March Madness 2023: What to know in battle for women's title

by Rusty Winters
Published: February 26, 2023 (4 weeks ago)

is coming up fast.

Here is what to know along with some key games to watch and who’s on the bubble ahead of Selection Sunday for the women’s NCAA Tournament:


The basketball calendar is getting crowded.
Up first are the conference tournaments:

in Greensboro, North Carolina.

in Minneapolis.

in Las Vegas.

in Greenville, South Carolina.


Selection Sunday is March 12, Daftar Situs slot online gacor terpercaya dan terbaru when brackets for First Four games (March 15-16) and first- and second-round games (March 17-20) across the country.

Sweet 16 weekend brings a twist this year for the women’s teams: with Greenville, South Carolina, and Seattle each hosting eight teams.

Where is the women’s Final Four?

In Dallas, where the semifinals are March 31 and the championship game is April 2.

As it happens, is a four-hour drive down the road in Houston that same weekend.


Who’s going to win the national championship?

The betting favorites as of this week to reach the Final Four are defending national champion South Carolina, Stanford, Indiana and UConn, That looks familiar to the and , too.


West Virginia (16-10) has lost two in a row, and five of seven, after a double-overtime loss at Texas Tech on Wednesday night.

First-year Mountaineers coach Dawn Plitzuweit took South Dakota to the last three NCAA Tournaments, last season.

Atlantic 10 co-leaders Massachusetts (23-5) and Rhode Island (22-5) both lost on the road Wednesday.
Rhode Island has dropped two of three since a 12-game winning streak, the latest a 74-73 overtime loss at Fordham
. UMass´ program-record 12-game winning streak, which included a 21-point win at Rhode Island, ended in a 77-75 loss at Saint Louis.

Nebraska (15-13) will need a strong finish and maybe the conference tournament title to get in the NCAA field.

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No. 7 Maryland (23-5) wraps up the regular season Friday night at No.
16 Ohio State (23-5). Both teams will be in the NCAA field, but the outcome could impact seedings.

Ivy League co-leader Princeton (19-5) carries an 11-game winning streak into its home game Friday at Harvard, which beat the Tigers on Dec.



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