ESPN Presents Women’s College Basketball Champ Week; 24 Conference Championships Presented Across Full Spectrum of Networks

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ESPN Presents Women’s College Basketball Champ Week; 24 Conference Championships Presented Across Full Spectrum of Networks

  • Nearly 200 Conference Tournament Matchups Available Across 13 Consecutive Days of Coverage

As part of Champ Week Presented by Principal, ESPN will be the home to 24 women’s college basketball conference championships, available across its arsenal of networks beginning Tuesday, March 3. Nearly 200 matchups will air across ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, SEC Network, ESPN+, ACC Network Extra (ACCNX) and ESPN3 through Sunday, March 15, as teams across the country look to punch their ticket to the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament with all eyes on New Orleans, home of the 2020 Women’s College Basketball Final Four. The full roster of 64 teams participating in the NCAA Tournament will be revealed during the Selection Special on Monday, March 16.

Champ Week Coverage Highlights

  • Teams from 24 Division I conferences will punch their ticket to the NCAA Women’s Tournament by winning their conference titles live on ESPN platforms.
  • Sunday, March 8, will feature an extensive slate of televised championships: ACC (Noon ET, ESPN2), Atlantic 10 (Noon, ESPNU), SEC (2 p.m., ESPN2), Big Ten (6 p.m. ESPN2) and Pac-12 (8 p.m. ESPN2)
  • The Big 12 Championship will be available for the first time on ESPN networks on Sunday, March 15, at 4 p.m., on ESPN2.

Wall-to-Wall ACC & SEC Conference Tournament Coverage

  • The semifinals and championship of the ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament will be televised on ESPNU and ESPN2, respectively, with the first second and quarterfinal rounds available on ACCNX.
    • Beth Mowins, Debbie Antonelli and Kelly Gramlich will be on the call in Greensboro, N.C. for the semifinals and championship.
    • Nothing But Net, ACCN’s signature basketball program, will provide pre- and postgame coverage throughout the tournament on ACC Network live from Greensboro Coliseum/. The show is hosted by Kelsey Riggs, joined by analysts Alana Beard, Kelly Gramlich, and Monica McNutt. Full ACC coverage details can be found here.
  • SEC Network will televise the first, second and quarterfinal rounds of the SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament with the semifinals and championship available on ESPNU and ESPN2, respectively.
    • Eric Frede and Tamika Catchings will team up to call the first round and afternoon games in the second round and quarterfinals; Carolyn Peck and Courtney Lyle will call evening games during the week, as well as the semifinals and championship game on ESPNU and ESPN2, respectively. Former Tennessee star Andraya Carter will serve as the sideline reporter for all 13 games of the women’s tournament.
    • SEC Now will be courtside in Greenville, S.C., with host Alyssa Lang and analysts Andy Landers and Steffi Sorenson providing pregame, halftime and post-game coverage throughout the tournament. Full SEC Tournament coverage details available here.

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  • Daily Bracketology updates from Charlie Creme throughout Championship Week, leading into Selection Monday (Monday, March 16)
  • Mechelle Voepel on-site in Las Vegas for the entire Pac-12 tournament
  • Tracking of automatic NCAA bids for all 32 conference tournaments as they are won

NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship
The NCAA Women’s Basketball Committee will make its final top 16-seed in season reveal tonight (March 2) at halftime of the South Florida vs. No. 6 UConn game at 7 p.m., on ESPN2.

All teams receiving NCAA tournament bids will be revealed on Monday, March 16, during the Selection Special Presented by Capital One at 7 p.m. on ESPN. Maria Taylor, Rebecca Lobo, Andy Landers and bracketologist Charlie Creme will be on hand to unveil the bracket, discuss the matchups and give fans an idea of what to expect throughout the tournament. Coverage continues on ESPNU at 8 p.m. with the NCAA Women’s Selection Special Extended Coverage Presented by Capital One. As announced in January, the first and second rounds of the tournament will no longer be regionalized, meaning that every game throughout the tournament will be available nationally across ESPN networks.

ESPN’s exclusive, comprehensive presentation of the 2020 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship begins Friday, March 20, with games on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPNEWS, continuing through the Women’s Final Four (April 3-5) with the semifinals and championship game airing on ESPN.

 

Date Time Event/Commentators Network
Mon, Mar 2 7 p.m. KCAC Women’s Basketball Tournament Championship
Sterling vs. Avila University
ESPN3
Tue, Mar 3 7 p.m. Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship First Round
Richmond vs. George Washington
ESPN+
Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship First Round

St. Bonaventure vs. UMass

ESPN+
Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship First Round
La Salle vs. Davidson
ESPN+
Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship First Round
Saint Joseph’s vs. Fordham
ESPN+
Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship First Round
Rhode Island vs. Duquesne
ESPN+
Horizon League Women’s Basketball Championship First Round
UIC vs. Wright State
ESPN+
Horizon League Women’s Basketball Championship First Round
Detroit Mercy vs. Northern Kentucky
ESPN+
Horizon League Women’s Basketball Championship First Round

Youngstown State vs. Cleveland State

ESPN+
  8 p.m. Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship First Round
George Mason vs. Saint Louis
ESPN+
  Horizon League Women’s Basketball Championship First Round
Oakland vs. Milwaukee
ESPN+
8:30 p.m. California Collegiate Athletic Association Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal
Himboldt vs. Vanderbilt
ESPN3
Wed, Mar 4 11 a.m. SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament First Round
Auburn vs. Vanderbilt
Eric Frede, Tamika Catchings, Andraya Carter
SEC Network
  1 p.m. ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament  First Round ACCNX
  SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament First Round
Eric Frede, Tamika Catchings, Andraya Carter
Ole Miss vs. Missouri
SEC Network
  2 p.m. Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship First Round, Game 1 ESPN+
  3:30 p.m. ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament First Round ACCNX
  4 p.m. Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship First Round, Game 2 ESPN+
  6:30 p.m. ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament First Round ACCNX
  America East Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal
Albany at Stony Brook
ESPN+
  7 p.m. America East Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal
UMBC at UMass Lowell
ESPN+
  America East Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal
Vermont at Maine
ESPN+
  America East Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal
New Hampshire at Binghamton
Thu, Mar 5 11 a.m. Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal ESPN+
  ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament Second Round ACCNX
  Noon SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament Second Round
Georgia vs. Alabama
Eric Frede, Tamika Catchings, Andraya Carter
SEC Network
  1:15 p.m. Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal ESPN+
  2 p.m. Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN+
  ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament Second Round ACCNX
  SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament Second Round

Eric Frede, Tamika Catchings, Andraya Carter

SEC Network
  3:30 p.m. Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal ESPN+
  4 p.m. Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN+
  5:45 p.m. Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal ESPN+
  6 p.m. SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament Second Round
Florida vs. LSU
Courtney Lyle, Carolyn Peck, Andraya Carter
SEC Network
  ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament Second Round ACCNX
  7 p.m. Horizon League Women’s Basketball Championship   Quarterfinals ESPN+
  Horizon League Women’s Basketball Championship   Quarterfinals ESPN+
  8 p.m. ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament Second Round ACCNX
  SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament Second Round
Courtney Lyle, Carolyn Peck, Andraya Carter
SEC Network
Fri, Mar 6 11 a.m. Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal ESPN+
  Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal ESPN+
  ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament Quarterfinal ACCNX
  Noon SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament Quarterfinal
Eric Frede, Tamika Catchings, Andraya Carter
SEC Network
  Air Force Reserve American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship First Round

John Brickley, Christy Thomaskutty

ESPN3
  East Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament Championship ESPN3
  1:15 p.m. Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal ESPN+
  2 p.m. Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal ESPN+
  Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal ESPN+
  ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament Quarterfinal ACCNX
  Air Force Reserve American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship First Round
John Brickley, Christy Thomaskutty
ESPN3
  SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament Quarterfinal
Eric Frede, Tamika Catchings, Andraya Carter
SEC Network
  4 p.m. Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal ESPN+
  4:30 p.m. Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal ESPN+
  6 p.m. SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament Quarterfinal
Courtney Lyle, Carolyn Peck, Andraya Carter
SEC Network
  ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament Quarterfinal ACCNX
  Air Force Reserve American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship First Round
Roy Philpott, Brooke Weisbrod
ESPN3
  7 p.m. Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal ESPN+
  8 p.m. ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament Quarterfinal ACCNX
  Air Force Reserve American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship First Round
Roy Philpott, Brooke Weisbrod
ESPN3
  SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament Quarterfinal
Courtney Lyle, Carolyn Peck, Andraya Carter
SEC Network
  California Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament Semifinal ESPN3
  11 p.m. California Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament Semifinal   ESPN3
Sat, Mar 7 Noon Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship ESPN+
  Noon Air Force Reserve American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal
John Brickley, Christy Thomaskutty
ESPN3
  ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament Semifinal

Beth Mowins, Debbie Antonelli, Kelly Gramlich

ESPNU
  1 p.m. Summit League Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal ESPN+
  Gulf South Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal ESPN3
  2 p.m. Air Force Reserve American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal 

John Brickley, Christy Thomaskutty

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

Beth Mowins, Debbie Antonelli, Kelly Gramlich

ESPNU
  3 p.m. Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship ESPN+
  3:15 p.m. Gulf South Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal ESPN3
  3:30 p.m. Summit League Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal ESPN+
  5 p.m. SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament Semifinal
Courtney Lyle, Carolyn Peck, Andraya Carter
ESPNU
  6 p.m. Air Force Reserve American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal
Roy Philpott, Brooke Weisbrod
ESPN3
  7:30 p.m. SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament Semifinal
Courtney Lyle, Carolyn Peck, Andraya Carter
ESPNU
  8 p.m. Air Force Reserve American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal
Roy Philpott, Brooke Weisbrod
ESPN3
  11 p.m. California Collegiate Athletic Association Women’s Basketball Championship ESPN3
  TBD ASUN Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal   ESPN+
  TBD ASUN Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal   ESPN+
  TBD ASUN Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal   ESPN+
  TBD ASUN Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal   ESPN+
Sun, Mar 8 Noon ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament Championship
Beth Mowins, Debbie Antonelli, Kelly Gramlich
ESPN2
  America East Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal  ESPN+
  Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship
Jenn Hildreth, Mike Thibault
ESPNU
  1 p.m. Summit League Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal ESPN+
  1:30 p.m. Gulf South Women’s Basketball Championship ESPN3
  2 p.m. SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament Championship
Courtney Lyle, Carolyn Peck, Andraya Carter
ESPN2
  2:30 p.m. America East Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal
Roy Philpott, Brooke Weisbrod
ESPN+
  3:30 p.m. Summit League Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal ESPN+
  4 p.m. Air Force Reserve American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal  

Roy Philpott, Brooke Weisbrod

ESPN2
  6 p.m. Big Ten Women’s Basketball Championship    Championship ESPN2
  6:30 p.m. Air Force Reserve American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal   ESPNU
  8 p.m. Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Championship
Adam Amin, Rebecca Lobo, Holly Rowe
ESPN2
Mon, Mar 9 Noon Horizon League Women’s Basketball Championship   Semifinal ESPN+
  1 p.m. Summit League Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal ESPN+
  2:30 p.m. Horizon League Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinals ESPN+
  3:30 p.m. Summit League Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal ESPN+
  7 p.m. Air Force Reserve American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship
Roy Philpott, Brooke Weisbrod
ESPN2
  TBD Mid-American Conference Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN+
  TBD Mid-American Conference Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN+
  TBD Mid-American Conference Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN+
  TBD Mid-American Conference Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN+
Tue, Mar 10 9:30 a.m. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Opening Round ESPN3
  11:30 a.m. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Opening Round ESPN3
  Noon Horizon League Women’s Basketball Championship
Ann Schatz, Steffi Sorenson
ESPNU
  1:30 p.m. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Opening Round ESPN3
  2 p.m. Summit League Women’s Basketball Championship
Clay Matvick, Chelsea Shine Wilson
ESPNU
  4 p.m. West Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Championship
Elise Woodward, Dan Hughes
ESPNU
  7 p.m. Big South Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN3
  Big South Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN3
  Big South Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN3
  9 p.m. Big West Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN3
  11:30 p.m. Big West Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN3
  TBD Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN+
  TBD Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN+
  TBD Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN+
  TBD Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN+
Wed, Mar 11 Noon Conference USA Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN+
  Mid-American Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal   ESPN+
  12:30 p.m. Conference USA Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN+
  1 p.m. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal ESPN3
  2:30 p.m. Conference USA Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN+
  Mid-American Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal   ESPN+
  3 p.m. Western Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship   Quarterfinal   ESPN+
  Conference USA Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN+
  3:30 p.m. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal   ESPN3
  5 p.m. Mid-American Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal   ESPN+
  5:30 p.m. Western Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal  ESPN+
  7:30 p.m. Mid-American Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal   ESPN+
  9 p.m. Western Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal   ESPN+
  Big West Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal   ESPN3
  11:30 p.m. Western Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal   ESPN+
  Big West Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal   ESPN3
  TBD ASUN Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal   ESPN+
  TBD ASUN Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal   ESPN+
  TBD Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinals ESPN+
  TBD Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinals ESPN+
Thu, Mar 12 Noon Southland Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN+
  Northeast Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal  ESPN3
  Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal   ESPN3
  12:30 p.m. Conference USA Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal ESPN+
  2 p.m. Northeast Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal  ESPN3
  2:30 p.m. Southland Women’s Basketball Championship First Round ESPN+
  Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal   ESPN3
  3 p.m. Conference USA Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal ESPN+
  5 p.m. Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Opening Round ESPN+
  6 p.m. Big South Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal   ESPN3
  6 p.m. Big South Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal   ESPN3
  8 p.m. Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Opening Round ESPN+
  Big South Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal   ESPN3
  Big South Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal   ESPN3
  9 p.m. Big 12 Women’s Tournament Pressers Big 12 Now on ESPN+
  11:30 p.m. Big 12 Women’s Tournament Pressers Big 12 Now on ESPN+
Fri, Mar 13 11 a.m. Mid-American Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal   ESPN+
  Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal
Brett Dolan, Julianne Viani
ESPN3
  Noon Southland Women’s Basketball Championship Second Round ESPN+
  1 p.m. Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal  ESPN+
  Southwestern Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal   ESPN3
  1:30 p.m. Mid-American Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal   ESPN+
  1:30 p.m. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal
Brett Dolan, Julianne Viani
ESPN3
  2 p.m. Big 12 Women’s Tournament Pressers Big 12 Now on ESPN+
  2:30 p.m. Southland Women’s Basketball Championship Second Round ESPN+
  3 p.m. Western Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal   ESPN+
  Big West Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal  ESPN3
  3:30 p.m. Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal  ESPN+
  4:30 p.m. Big 12 Women’s Tournament Pressers Big 12 Now on ESPN+
  Ivy League Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal  ESPN+
  5 p.m. Hercules Tires America East Women’s Basketball Championship   ESPNU
  5:30 p.m. Western Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal   ESPN+
  5:30 p.m. Big West Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal  ESPN3
  6 p.m. Big South Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal  ESPN+
  7 p.m. Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal  ESPN+
  Southwestern Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal   ESPN3
  7:30 p.m. Ivy League Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal  ESPN+
  8 p.m. Big 12 Women’s Tournament Pressers Big 12 Now on ESPN+
  8 p.m. Big South Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal  ESPN+
  9:30 p.m. Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinal  ESPN+
  10:30 p.m. Big 12 Women’s Tournament Pressers Big 12 Now on ESPN+
Sat, Mar 14 11 a.m. Hercules Tire Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship
Brett Dolan, Julianne Viani
ESPNEWS
  2 p.m. Big 12 Women’s Tournament Pressers Big 12 Now on ESPN+
  2 p.m. Southland Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal   ESPN+
  2:30 p.m. Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal  ESPN+
  Southwestern Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship
Anish Shroff, Renee Montgomery
ESPN3
  3:30 p.m. Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship
Derek Jones, Chelsea Shine Wilson
ESPN3
  4:30 p.m. Big 12 Women’s Tournament Pressers Big 12 Now on ESPN+
  Southland Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal   ESPN+
  5 p.m. Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal  ESPN+
  5 p.m. Western Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship
Elise Woodward, Dan Hughes
ESPN+
  5 p.m. Ivy League Women’s Basketball Championship
Paul Sunderland, Christy Thomaskutty
ESPNEWS
  6 p.m. Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal   ESPN+
  Big West Women’s Basketball Championship ESPN3
  8:30 p.m. Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinal   ESPN+
Sun, Mar 15 2 p.m. Big South Women’s Basketball Championship ESPN+
  Northeast Conference Women’s Basketball Championship ESPNU
  3 p.m. Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship ESPN+
  ASUN Women’s Basketball Championship ESPN+
  4 p.m. Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship
Pam Ward, LaChina Robinson, Holly Rowe
ESPN2
  6 p.m. Big 12 Women’s Tournament Pressers Big 12 Now on ESPN+
  7 p.m. Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Championship
Kevin Fitzgerald, Kelley Dayo
ESPN3

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