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Women's Basketball Selections 101


How Does the NCAA Pick the Teams?

A popular question asked by sports fans in March is, "How does the NCAA pick teams to play in the tournament?"

Here is a chance to look behind the curtain to see how the teams are chosen.

March Madness Timeline

Selection Monday
March 12, 2018; Selection Show, ESPN, 7 p.m. ET

First/Second Rounds
March 16-19, 2018

March 23-26, 2018; Lexington, KY; Albany, NY; Kansas City, MO; Spokane, WA

Women's Final Four
March 30 and April 1; Columbus, OH