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Women's Basketball Selections 101


How Does the NCAA Pick the Teams?

How selections are made is always on the minds of sports fans at tournament time. Here is a chance to look behind the curtain to see how the bracket for the Division I Women’s Basketball Championship is built.

2019 March Madness Timeline

Selection Monday
7 p.m. Eastern time March 18 on ESPN

First/Second Rounds
March 22-25, 2019

March 29-April 1, 2019; Albany, New York; Chicago; Greensboro, North Carolina; and Portland, Oregon

Women's Final Four
April 5 and 7, 2019; Tampa, Florida