17th June 2024

Will undefeated No. 1 total seed and defending nationwide champion South Carolina handle to carry it full circle? Or will there be some pace bumps on the highway to April 2?

The complete 68-team ladies’s NCAA Event bracket is full, setting the stage for an exciting 40th annual March Insanity occasion.

Daybreak Staley and the Gamecocks, who’re led by two-time Nationwide Participant of the Yr, 2022 SEC Participant and Feminine Athlete of the Yr and 2022 Naismith Defensive Participant of the Yr Aliyah Boston, have entered as America’s favorites.

However may they be dethroned?

Ultimate 4 veteran Stanford is at all times a risk, and Indiana and Virginia Tech need to make some noise after incomes No. 1 seeds for the primary time. 

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Here’s a full information to March Insanity 2023 on the ladies’s facet, together with seeds, learn how to watch and extra for the annual NCAA Girls’s Event.

Learn how to watch, stay stream Girls’s March Insanity video games in 2023

  • TV channel: ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNews, ABC
  • Stay stream: ESPN+, ESPN App, Sling TV

The 2023 NCAA Girls’s Event will start on Wednesday, March 15, with the First 4 video games. All video games will air on the ESPN household of networks, together with ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNews and ABC. Video games will even be stay streamed on ESPN+, the ESPN App and Sling TV.

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Girls’s March Insanity bracket 2023

Greenville Area 1

(1) South Carolina vs. (16) Norfolk State
(8) South Florida vs. (9) Marquette
(5) Oklahoma vs. (12) Portland
(4) UCLA vs. (13) Sacramento State
(6) Creighton vs. (11) Illinois/Mississippi State
(3) Notre Dame vs. (14) Southern Utah
(7) Arizona vs. (10) West Virginia
(2) Maryland vs. (15) Holy Cross

Greenville Area 2

(1) Indiana vs. (16) Tennesse Tech/Monmouth
(8) Oklahoma State vs. (9) Miami (Fla.)
(5) Washington State vs. (12) Florida Gulf Coast
(4) Villanova vs. (13) Cleveland State
(6) Michigan vs. (11) UNLV
(3) LSU vs. (14) Hawai’i
(7) NC State vs. (10) Princeton
(2) Utah vs. (15) Gardner-Webb

Seattle Area 3

(1) Virginia Tech vs. (16) Chattanooga
(8) Southern California vs. (9) South Dakota State
(5) Iowa State vs. (12) Toledo
(4) Tennessee vs. (13) St. Louis
(6) North Carolina vs. (11) Purdue/St. John’s
(3) Ohio State vs. (14) James Madison
(7) Baylor vs. (10) Alabama
(2) UConn vs. (15) Vermont

Seattle Area 4

(1) Stanford vs. (16) Southern/Sacred Coronary heart
(8) Ole Miss vs. (9) Gonzaga
(5) Louisville vs. (12) Drake
(4) Texas vs. (13) East Carolina
(6) Colorado vs. (11) Center Tennessee
(3) Duke vs. (14) Iona
(7) Florida State vs. (10) Georgia
(2) Iowa vs. (15) Southeastern Louisiana

Full Girls’s March Insanity bracket 2023

Women's March Madness bracket 2023

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Girls’s March Insanity schedule 2023

First 4

Wednesday, March 15

Recreation Time (ET) TV
(16) Tennessee Tech vs. Monmouth (16)  7 p.m. ESPNU
(11) Illinois vs. (11) Mississippi State 9 p.m. ESPNU

Thursday, March 16

Recreation Time (ET) TV
(16) Southern vs. (16) Sacred Coronary heart 7 p.m. ESPNU
(11) Purdue vs. (11) St. John’s 9 p.m. ESPNU

Spherical 1

Friday, March 17

Recreation Time (ET) TV
(9) Marquette vs. (8) South Florida 11:30 a.m. ESPN2
(10) West Virginia vs. (7) Arizona Midday ESPN
(10) Georgia vs. (7) Florida State 1:30 p.m. ESPN2
(16) Norfolk State vs. (1) South Carolina 2 p.m. ESPN
(15) Holy Cross vs. (2) Maryland 2:30 p.m. ESPNews
(11) UNLV vs. (6) Michigan Three p.m. ESPNU
(14) Southern Utah vs. (3) Notre Dame 3:30 p.m. ESPN2
(15) SE Louisiana vs. (2) Iowa Four p.m. ESPN
(14) Hawaii vs. (3) LSU 5:30 p.m. ESPN2
(16) Chattanooga vs. (1) Virginia Tech 5:30 p.m. ESPNU
(11) Illinois/Miss. St. winner vs. (6) Creighton 6 p.m. ESPNews
(16) Southern/Sacred Coronary heart winner vs. (1) Stanford 7:30 p.m. ESPN2
(15) Gardner-Webb vs. (2) Utah 7:30 p.m. ESPNU
(9) South Dakota State vs. (8) USC Eight p.m. ESPNews
(10) Princeton vs. (7) NC State 10 p.m. ESPN2
(9) Gonzaga vs. (8) Ole Miss 10 p.m. ESPNU

Saturday, March 18

Recreation Time (ET) TV
(16) Tennessee Tech/Monmouth winner vs. (1) Indiana 11:30 a.m. ESPN2
(13) Saint Louis vs. (4) Tennessee 1 p.m. ABC
(14) James Madison vs. (3) Ohio State 1:30 p.m. ESPN2
(9) Miami FL vs. (8) Oklahoma State 2 p.m. ESPN
(12) Florida Gulf Coast vs. (5) Washington State 2:30 p.m. ESPNU
(15) Vermont vs. (2) UConn Three p.m. ABC
(12) Toledo vs. (5) Iowa State 3:30 p.m. ESPN2
(11) Purdue/St. John’s winner vs. (6) North Carolina Four p.m. ESPN
(13) Cleveland State vs. (4) Villanova 5 p.m. ESPNU
(10) Alabama vs. (7) Baylor 5:30 p.m. ESPN2
(11) Center Tennessee vs. (6) Colorado 7 p.m. ESPNews
(12) Drake vs. (5) Louisville 7:30 p.m. ESPN2
(12) Portland vs. (5) Oklahoma 9 p.m. ESPNU
(14) Iona vs. (3) Duke 9:30 p.m. ESPN2
(13) East Carolina vs. (4) Texas 10 p.m. ESPN
(13) Sacramento State vs. (4) UCLA 11:30p.m. ESPN2

Spherical 2

Spherical 2 occasions will probably be finalized following the completion of Spherical 1 on Friday and Saturday.

Sunday, March 19

Recreation Time (ET) TV
TBD 1 p.m. ABC
TBD 3 p.m. ABC
TBD 3:30 p.m. ESPN
TBD 5 p.m. ESPN2
TBD 5:30 p.m. ESPN
TBD 7 p.m. ESPN2
TBD 7:30 p.m. ESPN
TBD 9:30 p.m. ESPN

Monday, March 20

Recreation Time (ET) TV
TBD 4 p.m. ESPN2
TBD 6 p.m. ESPN2
TBD 7 p.m. ESPN
TBD 7 p.m. ESPNU
TBD 8 p.m. ESPN2
TBD 9 p.m. ESPN
TBD 9 p.m. ESPNU
TBD 10 p.m. ESPN2

Candy 16

Friday, March 24

Recreation Time (ET) TV
TBD 2:30 p.m. ESPN
TBD 5 p.m. ESPN
TBD 7:30 p.m. ESPN
TBD 10 p.m. ESPN

Saturday, March 25

Recreation Time (ET) TV
TBD 11:30 a.m. ESPN
TBD 2 p.m. ABC
TBD Four p.m. ESPN2
TBD 6:30 p.m. ESPN2

Elite Eight

Sunday, March 26

Recreation Time (ET) TV
TBD 7 p.m. ESPN
TBD 9 p.m. ESPN

Monday, March 27

Recreation Time (ET) TV
TBD 7 p.m. ESPN
TBD 9 p.m. ESPN

Ultimate 4

Friday, March 31

Recreation Time (ET) TV
TBD 7 p.m. ESPN
TBD 9:30 p.m. ESPN

Nationwide championship

Sunday, April 2

Recreation Time (ET) TV
TBD 3:30 p.m. ABC

Spherical-by-round schedule

Spherical Dates Cities
First 4 March 15-16 Campus websites
First/Second spherical March 17-20 Campus websites
Candy 16/Elite Eight March 24-27 Seattle; Greenville, S.C.
Ultimate 4/nationwide championship March 31, April 2 Dallas

Earlier NCAA Girls’s Event champions

Solely three colleges have gained back-to-back championships; South Carolina is closely favored to turn out to be the fourth. It might be a part of UConn, which gained consecutively from 2002-04; Tennessee, which gained three in a row from 1996-98; and Southern Cal, which gained in 1983 and 1984.

There even have been simply 9 undefeated ladies’s basketball nationwide champions. UConn was dwelling to 6 of them, together with Breanna Stewart’s 2013-14 and 2015-16 squads; Tina Charles and Maya Moore’s 2008-09 and 2009-10 squads; Sue Chook and Diana Taurasi’s 2001-02 squad; and Rebecca Lobo’s 1994-95 squad.

Brittney Griner’s 2011-12 Baylor squad, Tamika Catchings and Chamique Holdsclaw’s 1997-98 Tennessee squad and the Texas 1985-86 squad are additionally a part of the group.

South Carolina can turn out to be the 10th ought to it make it via the insanity untouched. The reigning nationwide champions enter the match at 32-Zero after profitable the SEC regular-season and convention match titles.

Under is a listing of each NCAA ladies’s match champion for the reason that inaugural competitors in 1982.

Yr Champion Report
1982 Louisiana Tech 35-1
1983 Southern California 31-2
1984 Southern California 29-4
1985 Previous Dominion 31-3
1986 Texas 34-0
1987 Tennessee 28-6
1988 Louisiana Tech 32-2
1989 Tennessee 35-2
1990 Stanford 32-1
1991 Tennessee 30-5
1992 Stanford 30-3
1993 Texas Tech 31-3
1994 North Carolina 33-2
1995 UConn 35-0
1996 Tennessee 32-4
1997 Tennessee 29-10
1998 Tennessee 39-0
1999 Purdue 34-1
2000 UConn 36-1
2001 Notre Dame 34-2
2002 UConn 39-0
2003 UConn 37-1
2004 UConn 31-4
2005 Baylor 33-3
2006 Maryland 34-4
2007 Tennessee 34-3
2008 Tennessee 36-2
2009 UConn 39-0
2010 UConn 39-0
2011 Texas A&M 33-5
2012 Baylor 40-0
2013 UConn 35-4
2014 UConn 40-0
2015 UConn 38-1
2016 UConn 38-0
2017 South Carolina 33-4
2018 Notre Dame 34-3
2019 Baylor 37-1
2020 No match (COVID-19 pandemic)
2021 Stanford 31-2
2022 South Carolina 35-2

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