2023 March Madness: NCAA Women’s Tournament Schedule, Dates, Times

This is the women’s March Madness tournament schedule in 2023, which begins with selections for the women’s tournament on Sunday, March 12. and the show at 8 p.m. ET, on ESPN.

  • Selections are on Sunday, March 12 at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN
  • The first four games are Wednesday and Thursday, March 15-16
  • The first round is Friday and Saturday March 17-18
  • The second round is Sunday and Monday, March 19-20
  • The Sweet 16 is Friday and Saturday, March 24-25
  • Elite 8 is Sunday and Monday March 26-27
  • The Final Four will take place at 7 and 9:30 p.m. ET on Friday, March 31 on ESPN.
  • The National Championship game will be held at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, April 2 on ABC.

Beginning in 2023, the Sweet 16/Elite Eight will be held at two locations annually, with eight teams competing at each location:

2023 round locations
round city Place dates Host
regional Greenville, South Carolina Bon Secours Wellness Circuit March 24 – 27 Southern Conference and Furman
regional Seattle Climate Pledge Arena March 24 – 27 Seattle and Seattle Sports Commission

Here are the future venues for the tournament:

March Madness: Locations of the Future

year/dates city Host facility
2023: March 31 and April 2 dallas Big 12 Conference and Dallas Athletic Commission American Airlines Center
2024: April 5 and 7 Cleveland Mid-American Conference and Greater Cleveland Athletic Commission Mortgage field rocket
2025: April 4 and 6 Tampa Bay, Florida University of South Florida and Tampa Bay Athletic Commission Amalie Arena
2026: April 3 and 5 Phoenix Arizona State University fingerprint center
2027: April 2 and 4 Columbus, Ohio Ohio State University and the Greater Columbus Athletic Commission Nationwide Arena
2028: March 31 and April 2 Indianapolis Horizon League, Indiana University, Purdue University Indianapolis, and Indiana Sports Corporation Ginbridge 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 Dallas Athletic Commission American Airlines Center

Here is the full list of teams that have won the DI National Championship:

NCAA DI Women’s Basketball: Champions and History

Public hero (record) Passenger coach result Second place Location
2022 South Carolina (36-2) Dawn Staley 64-49 Connecticut Minneapolis, Minnesota.
2021 Stanford (31-2) Tara Vanderveer 54-53 Arizona San Antonio, Texas
2019 Baylor (37-1) Kim Mulkey 82-81 Notre Dame Tampa, Florida.
2018 Notre Dame (34-3) Muffett McGraw 61-58 Mississippi Columbus, Ohio
2017 South Carolina (33-4) Dawn Staley 67-55 Mississippi Dallas, Texas
2016 Connecticut (38-0) Geno Orema 82-51 Syracuse Indianapolis, Indiana.
2015 Connecticut (38-1) Geno Orema 63-53 Notre Dame Tampa, Florida.
2014 Connecticut (40-0) Geno Orema 79-58 Notre Dame Nashville, Tenn.
2013 Connecticut (35-4) Geno Orema 93-60 Louisville New Orleans, no.
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, Indiana.
2010 Connecticut (39-0) Geno Orema 53-47 Stanford San Antonio, Texas
2009 Connecticut (39-0) Geno Orema 76-54 Louisville St. Louis, MO.
2008 Tennessee (36-2) Pat Summit 64-48 Stanford Tampa, Florida.
2007 Tennessee (34-3) Pat Summit 59-46 Rutgers Cleveland, Ohio
2006 Maryland (34-4) Brenda Friese 78-75 (OT) duke Boston, Massachusetts.
2005 Baylor (33-3) Kim Mulkey 84-62 Michigan State Indianapolis, Indiana.
2004 Connecticut (31-4) Geno Orema 70-61 Tennessee New Orleans, no.
2003 Connecticut (37-1) Geno Orema 73-68 Tennessee Atlanta, GA.
2002 Connecticut (39-0) Geno Orema 82-70 Oklahoma San Antonio, Texas
2001 Notre Dame (34-2) Muffett McGraw 68-66 Bordeaux St. Louis, MO.
2000 Connecticut (36-1) Geno Orema 71-52 Tennessee Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1999 Bordeaux (34-1) Caroline Beck 62-45 duke San Jose, California.
1998 Tennessee (39-0) Pat Summit 93-75 Louisiana Tech Kansas City, Missouri.
1997 Tennessee (29-10) Pat Summit 68-59 Old Dominion Cincinnati, Ohio
1996 Tennessee (32-4) Pat Summit 83-65 Georgia Charlotte, NC
1995 Connecticut (35-0) Geno Orema 70-64 Tennessee Minneapolis, Minnesota.
1994 North Carolina (33-2) Sylvia Hatchel 60-59 Louisiana Tech Richmond, Virginia.
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, California.
1991 Tennessee (30-5) Pat Summit 70-67 (OT) Virginia New Orleans, no.
1990 Stanford (32-1) Tara Vanderveer 88-81 Auburn Knoxville, Tenn.
1989 Tennessee (35-2) Pat Summit 76-60 Auburn Tacoma, Wash.
1988 Louisiana Tech (32-2) Leon Barmore 56-54 Auburn Tacoma, Wash.
1987 Tennessee (28-6) Pat Summit 67-44 Louisiana Tech Austin, Texas
1986 Texas (34-0) Judy Conradt 97-81 Southern California Lexington, Kentucky.
1985 Old Dominion (31-3) Marian Stanley 70-65 Georgia Austin, Texas
1984 Southern California (29-4) Linda Sharp 72-61 Tennessee Los Angeles, California.
1983 Southern California (31-2) Linda Sharp 69-67 Louisiana Tech Norfolk, Virginia.
1982 Louisiana Tech (35-1) Sonya Hogg 76-62 Cheney Norfolk, Virginia.

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