NCAA Women’s Final Four dates, times and TV channel

NCAA Women’s Final Four dates, times and TV channel for the Louisville vs. Connecticut NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament national championship game.

Women's Final Four

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From ESPN’s press release:

ESPN’s NCAA Women’s Final Four Coverage from New Orleans Arena, New Orleans

National Semifinals – Sunday, April 7: No. 5 Louisville vs. No. 2 California at 6:30 p.m. ET; No. 1 Connecticut vs. No. 1 Notre Dame at 8:30 p.m.

National Championship – Tuesday, April 9: No. 5 Louisville vs. No. 1 Connecticut at 8:30 p.m.

* – All three games will be simulcast on WatchESPN

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Women’s Final Four Specials

NCAA Women’s Final Four Special Presented by Capital One: The 30-minute Women’s Final Four preview show hosted by Negandhi, Lawson and Peck from the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans will precede the National Semifinals Sunday, April 7, at 6 p.m. on ESPN and WatchESPN.

Crunch Time: Women’s Tournament: The two-hour show will air Tuesday, April 9, at 4 p.m. on ESPNU and WatchESPN and will revisit the last few minutes of the best and most exciting games of the NCAA Championship.

The Experts: NCAA Women’s Championship Special: An hour-long round-table show Tuesday, April 9, at 5 p.m. on ESPNU and WatchESPN, with Negandhi, Lawson, Peck, Lobo and Burke. The all-star crew will discuss and debate the strengths and weaknesses of both teams playing for the title and give an inside track to victory.

College Basketball Live: Women’s National Championship Special: The 90-minute special, hosted by Matt Schick and analysts Nell Fortner and Brooke Weisbrod, on Tuesday, April 9, at 6 p.m. on ESPNU and WatchESPN will highlight and preview the Women’s National Championship title game.

NCAA Women’s Championship Special Presented by Capital One: ESPN and WatchESPN will begin its National Championship game coverage with an hour-long preview special, also hosted by Negandhi, Lawson and Peck, from the New Orleans Arena Tuesday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m.

NCAA Division I Women’s Final Four Schedule (subject to change)

Date Time (ET) Shows & Games/Commentators Networks
Sun, Apr 7 6 p.m. NCAA Women’s Final Four Special Presented by Capital One Kevin Negandhi, Kara Lawson & Carolyn Peck ESPN / WatchESPN
  6:30 p.m. National Semifinal Game 1 (New Orleans, La.): No. 5 Louisville vs. No. 2 California Dave O’Brien, Doris Burke, Rebecca Lobo & Holly Rowe ESPN / WatchESPN
  8:30 p.m. National Semifinal Game 2 (New Orleans, La.): No. 1 Connecticut vs. No. 1 Notre Dame ESPN / WatchESPN
Tue, Apr 9 4 p.m. Crunch Time: NCAA Women’s Championship ESPNU / WatchESPN
  5 p.m. The Experts: NCAA Women’s Championship Kevin Negandhi, Kara Lawson, Carolyn Peck, Doris Burke & Rebecca Lobo ESPNU / WatchESPN
  6 p.m. College Basketball Live: NCAA Women’s Championship Matt Schick, Nell Fortner & Brooke Weisbrod ESPNU / WatchESPN
  7:30 p.m. NCAA Women’s Championship Special Presented by Capital One Kevin Negandhi, Kara Lawson & Carolyn Peck ESPN / WatchESPN
  8:30 p.m. National Final: Connecticut vs. Louisville (New Orleans, La.): Dave O’Brien, Doris Burke, Rebecca Lobo & Holly Rowe ESPN / WatchESPN

 

ESPN Classic will feature a marathon of games featuring past champions, plus a day-long series of previous Connecticut vs. Notre Dame matchups.

ESPN Classic NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship Schedule

Date Time (ET) Game
Sun, Apr 7 7:30 a.m. Knight & Auriemma: A Coaches Conversation
  8 a.m. 2001 BIG EAST Championship Final: Notre Dame vs. Connecticut
  10 a.m. 2001 NCAA National Semifinal: Connecticut vs. Notre Dame
  Noon 2012 NCAA National Semifinal: Connecticut vs. Notre Dame
  2 p.m. 2013 BIG EAST Championship Final: Connecticut vs. Notre Dame
  6 p.m. 2013 Regular-Season 3-Overtime Game: Connecticut at Notre Dame
Tue, Apr 9 Midnight 2003 NCAA National Championship: Tennessee vs. Connecticut
  2 a.m. 2000 NCAA Women’s National Championship: Connecticut vs. Tennessee
  7 a.m. 2009 NCAA National Championship: Louisville vs. Connecticut  
  9 a.m. 2011 NCAA Women’s National Championship: Notre Dame vs. Texas A&M
  11 a.m. 2008 NCAA Women’s National Championship: Stanford vs. Tennessee
  1 p.m. 2004 NCAA Women’s National Championship: Connecticut vs. Tennessee
  3 p.m. 2010 NCAA Women’s National Championship: Stanford vs. Connecticut  
  5 p.m. 2012 NCAA Women’s National Championship: Notre Dame vs. Baylor

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