ESPN Announced on Friday The women’s basketball championship final will air on ESPN on Sunday, April 3rd, at 8 pm EST. The game will be played live from the Minneapolis Target Center, before which the NCAA Women’s Championship Special, a one-hour pre-game show, will be announced by Capital One at 7:00 pm.
The Women’s Final Four will air on ESPN on Friday, April 1st at 7pm and 9:30 pm.
“The Division I Women’s Basketball Championship continues to grow in popularity and we look forward to seeing how the transition to prime time can help us watch championship games,” said Duke’s track and field director and member of the Women’s Basketball Committee. Nina King, the chief, said. “This is a unique opportunity this year and we look forward to sharing our sport with more viewers across the country and shining a brighter spotlight on the amazing student athletes competing in the national championships.”
The full brackets for the 68 teams participating in this year’s tournament will be unveiled on ESPN and ESPN2 this Sunday at 8pm ET. All tournament coverage will be announced on Monday.
“The collaboration between ESPN and NCAA in anticipation of this year’s Women’s Basketball Championship was unprecedented,” added Nick Dawson, ESPN’s Vice President of Programming and Acquisition. “Together, we are working to improve the sport and this marquee event as we celebrate these student athletes who have reached the pinnacle of success as college students.”
Last year’s final Between Stanford and Arizona We’ve increased the number on ESPN and have reached over 4 million viewers. This is an increase of 10.5% compared to 2019.