NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament

The tournament has been completed until the semifinals, the winner of Lisa-Ernie match and Andrew-Robert match will play in the final.

Single-elimination tournament played each spring in the United States, currently featuring 68 women's college basketball teams from the Division I level of the National Collegiate Athletic Association , to determine the national championship.

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The tournament has been completed until the semifinals, the winner of Lisa-Ernie match and Andrew-Robert match will play in the final.

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2021 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament

Single-elimination tournament of 64 teams to determine the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I college basketball national champion for the 2020–21 NCAA Division I women's basketball season.

Single-elimination tournament of 64 teams to determine the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I college basketball national champion for the 2020–21 NCAA Division I women's basketball season.

The 39th edition of the tournament began on March 21, 2021, in sites around San Antonio, Texas, and concluded with the championship game on April 4 at the Alamodome, with the Stanford Cardinal defeating the Arizona Wildcats 54–53 to win their third NCAA title.

NCAA men's college basketball game between Virginia Cavaliers and Duke Blue Devils

NCAA basketball tournament selection process

NCAA men's college basketball game between Virginia Cavaliers and Duke Blue Devils

The selection process for college basketball's NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments determine which teams (68 men's and 68 women's) will enter the tournaments (the centerpieces of the basketball championship frenzy known as "March Madness") and their seedings and matchups in the knockout bracket.

UConn Huskies women's basketball

College basketball program representing the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut, in NCAA Division I women's basketball competition.

College basketball program representing the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut, in NCAA Division I women's basketball competition.

1995 Championship trophy, ring, and signed ball
Diana Taurasi Naismith Award
2004 Championship trophy, ring, and signed ball
The players, coaches, and other staff of the 2008–09 UConn Huskies, winners of the 2009 national championship, are honored at the White House by President Barack Obama on April 27, 2009.
2010 NCAA National Champions Connecticut Huskies at the White House
The 2013 UConn Women's Basketball team is greeted by President Obama at the White House
Sue Bird

They have taken part in every NCAA Tournament since 1989; as of the end of the 2018–19 season, this is the third-longest active streak in Division I. As of 2022, they have also appeared in a record 14 consecutive Final Fours.

Automatic bid

Bid or berth to a tournament, granted based on performance in prior competition, and not based on subjective picking .

Bid or berth to a tournament, granted based on performance in prior competition, and not based on subjective picking .

In Men's and Women's Division I college basketball, the teams that win their conference tournament are granted automatic berths to the main tournament.

First Four

Action during a First Four game in March 2017 between UC Davis (in white) and North Carolina Central

The First Four is a play-in round of the NCAA Division I men's and women's basketball tournaments.

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Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women

Founded in 1971 to govern collegiate women's athletics in the United States and to administer national championships (see AIAW Champions).

Founded in 1971 to govern collegiate women's athletics in the United States and to administer national championships (see AIAW Champions).

The AIAW logo

In 1982 the first NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament was held.

2015 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament

Iowa vs. Miami in the second round

The 2015 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament was played between March and April 2015, with the Final Four played April 5 & 7.

2019 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament

Single-elimination tournament of 64 teams to determine the national champion for the 2018–19 NCAA Division I women's basketball season.

Single-elimination tournament of 64 teams to determine the national champion for the 2018–19 NCAA Division I women's basketball season.

The 38th annual edition of the tournament began on March 22, and concluded with the championship game on April 7 at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida, with the University of South Florida serving as host.

2014 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament

Final Four in Nashville

The 2014 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament was played in March and April 2014, with the Final Four played April 6–8.

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AIAW Women's Basketball Tournament

National tournament for women's collegiate basketball teams in the United States, held annually from 1972 to 1982.

National tournament for women's collegiate basketball teams in the United States, held annually from 1972 to 1982.

The AIAW logo

The AIAW tournament was discontinued after the NCAA began sponsoring a women's collegiate basketball tournament in 1982.