NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament Pairings

Breanna Stewart

UConn forward Breanna Stewart fights off two SMU Mustangs during their game at Moody Coliseum on Feb. 25, 2014. (RoadTripSports photo by Chuck Cox)

John Fineran has compiled this update of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament, which begins Saturday. All times are Eastern

NOTRE DAME REGIONAL

FIRST ROUND

Saturday, March 22 / Toledo, Ohio / Savage Arena

(9) Arizona State (22-9) vs. (8) Vanderbilt (18-12), 11 a.m. (ESPN2)

(16) Robert Morris (21-11) vs. (1) Notre Dame (32-0), 1:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, March 22 / West Lafayette, Ind. / Mackey Arena

(12) Florida Gulf Coast University (26-7) vs. (5) Oklahoma State (23-8), 11 a.m. (ESPN2)

(13) Akron (23-9) vs. (4) Purdue (21-8), 1:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

Saturday, March 22 / Lexington, Ky. / Memorial Coliseum

(14) Wright State (26-8) vs. (3) Kentucky (24-8), 11 a.m. (ESPN2)

(11) Chattanooga (29-3) vs. (6) Syracuse (22-9), 1:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

Saturday, March 22 / Waco, Texas / Ferrell Center

(10) Fordham (25-7) vs. (7) California (21-9), 4 p.m. (ESPN2)

(15) Western Kentucky (24-8) vs. (2) Baylor (29-4), 6:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

SECOND ROUND

Monday, March 24 / Toledo, Ohio / Savage Arena

(9) Arizona State / (8) Vanderbilt winner vs. (16) Robert Morris / (1) Notre Dame winner

Monday, March 24 / West Lafayette, Ind. / Mackey Arena

(12) Florida Gulf Coast University / (5) Oklahoma State winner vs. (13) Akron / (4) Purdue winner

Monday, March 24 / Lexington, Ky. / Memorial Coliseum

(14) Wright State / (3) Kentucky winner vs. (11) Chattanooga / (6) Syracuse winner

Monday, March 24 / Waco, Texas / Ferrell Center

(10) Fordham / (7) California winner vs. (15) Western Kentucky / (2) Baylor winner

REGIONAL / Notre Dame, Ind. / Purcell Pavilion

THIRD ROUND / Saturday, March 29

Toledo, Ohio second-round winner vs. West Lafayette, Ind. second-round winner

Lexington, Ky. second-round winner vs. Waco, Texas second-round winner

QUARTERFINAL ROUND / Monday, March 31

Toledo / West Lafayette third-round winner vs. Lexington / Waco third-round winner

LOUISVILLE REGIONAL

FIRST ROUND

Saturday, March 22 / Knoxville, Tenn. / Thompson-Boling Arena

(16) Northwestern State (21-12) vs. (1) Tennessee (27-5), 4 p.m. (ESPN2)

(9) USC (22-12) vs. (8) St. John’s (22-10), 6:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

Sunday, March 23 / College Park, Md. / Comcast Center

(13) Army (25-7) vs. (4) Maryland (24-6), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

(12) Penn (22-6) vs. (5) Texas (21-11), 3 p.m. (ESPN)

Sunday, March 23 / Iowa City, Iowa / Carver-Hawkeye Arena

(14) Idaho (25-8) vs. (3) Louisville (30-4), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)

(11) Marist (27-6) vs. (6) Iowa (26-8), 8 p.m. (ESPN2)

Sunday, March 23 / Baton Rouge, La. / Pete Maravich Assembly Center

(10) Georgia Tech (20-11) vs. (7) Louisiana State (19-12), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

(15) Albany (28-4) vs. (2) West Virginia (29-4), 3 p.m. (ESPN)

SECOND ROUND

Monday, March 24 / Knoxville, Tenn. / Thompson-Boling Arena

(16) Northwestern State / (1) Tennessee winner vs. (9) USC / (8) St. John’s winner

Tuesday, March 25 / College Park, Md. / Comcast Center

(13) Army / (4) Maryland winner vs. (12) Penn / (5) Texas winner

Tuesday, March 25 / Iowa City, Iowa / Carver-Hawkeye Arena

(14) Idaho / (3) Louisville winner vs. (11) Marist / (6) Iowa winner

Tuesday, March 25 / Baton Rouge, La. / Pete Maravich Assembly Center

(10) Georgia Tech / (7) Louisiana State winner vs. (15) Albany / (2) West Virginia winner

REGIONAL / Louisville, Ky. / KFC Yum! Center

THIRD ROUND / Sunday, March 30

Knoxville, Tenn. second-round winner vs. College Park, Md. second-round winner

Iowa City, Iowa second-round winner vs. Baton Rouge, La. second-round winner

QUARTERFINAL / Tuesday, April 1

Knoxville / College Park third-round winner vs. Iowa City / Baton Rouge third-round winner

LINCOLN REGIONAL

FIRST ROUND

Saturday, March 22 / Los Angeles, Calif. / Pauley Pavilion

(13) Fresno State (22-10) vs. (4) Nebraska (25-6), 4 p.m. (ESPN2)

(12) Brigham Young (26-6) vs. (5) North Carolina State (25-7), 6:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

Saturday, March 22 / Durham, N.C. / Cameron Indoor Stadium

(15) Winthrop (24-8) vs. (2) Duke (27-6), 11 a.m. (ESPN2)

(10) Oklahoma (18-14) vs. (7) DePaul (27-6), 1:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

Sunday, March 23 / Storrs, Conn. / Harry A. Gampel Pavilion

(9) Saint Joseph’s (22-9) vs. (8) Georgia (20-11), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)

(16) Prairie View A&M (14-17) vs. (1) Connecticut (34-0), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Sunday, March 23 / College Station, Texas / Reed Arena

(11) James Madison (28-5) vs. (6) Gonzaga (29-4), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)

(14) North Dakota (22-9) vs. (3) Texas A&M (24-8), 8 p.m. (ESPN2)

SECOND ROUND

Monday, March 24 / Los Angeles, Calif. / Pauley Pavilion

(13) Fresno State / (4) Nebraska winner vs. (12) Brigham Young / (5) North Carolina State winner

Monday, March 24 / Durham, N.C. / Cameron Indoor Stadium

(15) Winthrop / (2) Duke winner vs. (10) Oklahoma / (7) DePaul winner

Tuesday, March 25 / Storrs, Conn. / Harry A. Gampel Pavilion

(9) Saint Joseph’s / (8) Georgia winner vs. (16) Prairie View A&M / (1) Connecticut winner

Tuesday, March 25 / College Station, Texas / Reed Arena

(11) James Madison / (6) Gonzaga winner vs. (14) North Dakota / (3) Texas A&M winner

REGIONAL / Lincoln, Neb. / Pinnacle Bank Arena

THIRD ROUND / Saturday, March 29

Storrs, Conn. second-round winner vs. Los Angeles, Calif. second-round winner

College Station, Texas second-round winner vs. Durham, N.C. second-round winner

QUARTERFINAL ROUND / Monday, March 31

Storrs / Los Angeles third-round winner vs. College Station / Durham third-round winner

STANFORD REGIONAL

FIRST ROUND

Saturday, March 22 / Ames, Iowa / Hilton Coliseum

(10) Florida State (20-11) vs. (7) Iowa State (20-10), 4 p.m. (ESPN2)

(15) South Dakota (19-13) vs. (2) Stanford (29-3), 6:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

Sunday, March 23 / Seattle, Wash. / Alaska Airlines Arena

(16) Cal State Northridge (18-14) vs. (1) South Carolina (27-4), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)

(9) Oregon State (23-10) vs. (8) Middle Tennessee (29-4), 8 p.m. (ESPN2)

Sunday, March 23 / Chapel Hill, N.C. / Carmichael Arena

(12) Hampton (28-4) vs. (5) Michigan State (22-9), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

(13) Tennessee-Martin (24-7) vs. (4) North Carolina (24-9), 3 p.m. (ESPN)

Sunday, March 23 / University Park, Pa. / Bryce Jordan Center

(14) Wichita State (26-6) vs. (3) Penn State (22-7), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

(11) Florida (19-12) vs. (6) Dayton (23-7), 3 p.m. (ESPN)

SECOND ROUND

Monday, March 24 / Ames, Iowa / Hilton Coliseum

(10) Florida State / (7) Iowa State winner vs. (15) South Dakota / (2) Stanford winner

Tuesday, March 25 / Seattle, Wash. / Alaska Airlines Arena

(16) Cal State Northridge / (1) South Carolina winner vs. (9) Oregon State / Middle Tennessee winner

Tuesday, March 25 / Chapel Hill, N.C. / Carmichael Arena

(12) Hampton / (5) Michigan State winner vs. (13) Tennessee-Martin / (4) North Carolina winner

Tuesday, March 25 / University Park, Pa. / Bryce Jordan Center

(14) Wichita State / (3) Penn State winner vs. (11) Florida / (6) Dayton winner

REGIONAL / Stanford, Calif. / Maples Pavilion

THIRD ROUND / Sunday, March 30

Seattle, Wash. second-round winner vs. Chapel Hill, N.C. second-round winner

University Park, Pa. second-round winner vs. Ames, Iowa second-round winner

QUARTERFINAL ROUND / Tuesday, April 1

Seattle / Chapel Hill third-round winner vs. University Park / Ames third-round winner

THE FINAL FOUR / Nashville, Tenn. / Bridgestone Arena

NATIONAL SEMIFINALS / Sunday, April 6

Lincoln Regional winner vs. Stanford Regional winner, 5:30 p.m. / 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Notre Dame Regional winner vs. Louisville Regional winner, 5:30 p.m. / 8 p.m. (ESPN)

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP / Tuesday, April 8

Lincoln / Stanford winner vs. Notre Dame / Louisville winner, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

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