NCAA girls’s basketball closing video games to be held in North Carolina, Seattle

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The NCAA Match for ladies’s basketball goes to a two-host format for its regional rounds subsequent 12 months with eight groups apiece enjoying in Seattle and Greenville, South Carolina.

Every of these websites will host two regional semifinal video games March 24 and two extra on March 25. Every web site will host one regional championship on March 26 and one other on March 27.

Prior to now, the NCAA Match had 4 regional websites.

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The NCAA Match bracket will probably be revealed on March 12, the identical day that the boys’s event declares its groups.

The First 4 opening-round girls’s video games will happen March 15-16 and will probably be performed on campuses of groups seeded among the many high 16. All websites bidding for round-of-64 and round-of-32 video games should comply with the potential for internet hosting a First 4 recreation as nicely.

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Ball State athletic director Beth Goetz will function the NCAA Division I Ladies’s Basketball chair for the 2022-23 college 12 months. Oregon deputy athletics director Lisa Peterson is vice chair and can take over as chair in 2023-24.

The sport ball earlier than the South Carolina Gamecocks towards the Connecticut Huskies within the championship recreation of the 2022 NCAA Ladies’s Basketball Match. Subsequent 12 months’s event will happen in Washington and South Carolina. 
(Andy Lyons/Getty Photos)

“It’s such an vital time for our sport and championship,” Goetz mentioned in a press release launched by the NCAA. “The committee is devoted to proceed to work alongside the ladies’s basketball group and workers in ensuring that we proceed to function stewards for the NCAA Match, one of many world’s biggest sporting occasions.”

Planning for the 2023 championship additionally included updates on operations, officiating, journey, ticketing, branding, broadcast, digital/social and media. The committee acquired a report on planning for the 2023 Ladies’s Ultimate 4 in Dallas, which can host the second joint Division I, II and III girls’s basketball nationwide championship video games on the American Airways Heart over two days.

The committee additionally acquired an replace on the Ladies’s Ultimate 4 web site choice course of, which can conclude with the announcement of the 2027-31 websites in November.

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Tickets for the Greenville and Seattle Regionals will go on sale on Oct. 20.