Women's March Madness Final Four 2023: Schedule, times, streaming, TV info for Friday's games
After four exciting rounds, the NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament has reached the Final Four with No. 1 seeds South Carolina and Virginia Tech, No. 2 seed Iowa and No. 3 seed LSU the last teams standing.
South Carolina (36-0) is seeking its second consecutive and third national championship overall under coach Dawn Staley, and the Gamecocks are riding a 42-game winning streak dating back to the start of last year's NCAA tournament. Virginia Tech under coach Kenny Brooks, Iowa under coach Lisa Bluder and LSU under coach Kim Mulkey are each seeking a first title — though Mulkey coached Baylor to three national championships before coming to Baton Rouge.
Of the four teams, LSU (32-2) has six Final Four appearances, though this is the Tigers' first since 2008, while South Carolina is playing in its fifth Final Four — all since 2015. Iowa (30-6) is making its second Final Four appearance and first since 1993, while Virginia Tech (31-4) is the newcomer, with the Hokies advancing to their first.
Here is all the information you need to get ready for the NCAA women's basketball Final Four, Friday at American Airlines Center in Dallas:
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When are the NCAA women's Final Four games?
No. 1 Virginia Tech faces No. 3 LSU at 7 p.m. ET, followed by No. 1 South Carolina vs. No. 2 Iowa at 9 p.m. ET. Both games are Friday, March 31.
What TV channels are the NCAA women's Final Four games on?
— ESPN and ESPNU are each broadcasting both games with Ryan Ruocco (play-by-play), Rebecca Lobo (color commentary), Holly Rowe (sideline) and Andraya Carter (sideline) on the call.
— ESPN2 will televise "The Bird And Taurasi Show presented by AT&T" at the same times, with women's basketball superstars Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi analyzing the games along with special guests.
— Both ESPN and ESPN2 will televise a pre-game show beginning at 6 p.m. ET.
Will there be a live stream of the NCAA women's Final Four?
Both games can be streamed on Watch ESPN, ESPN+ and the ESPN app.
Who are the players to watch for each team?
— Virginia Tech: C Elizabeth Kitley, senior (18.2 ppg, 10.7 rpg, 2.3 bpg); G Georgia Amoore, junior (16.3 ppg, 5.0 apg, 3.0 prg).
— LSU: F Angel Reese, sophomore (23.2 ppg, 15.7 rpg, 1.6 bpg); G Alexis Morris, senior (14.9 ppg, 4.1 apg, 1.9 spg).
— South Carolina: F Aliyah Boston, senior (13.2 ppg, 9.8 rpg, 2.0 bpg); G Zia Cooke, senior (15.1 ppg, 2.0 apg, 1.9 rpg).
— Iowa: G Caitlin Clark, junior (27.3 ppg, 8.6 apg, 7.3 rpg); F/C Monika Czinano, fifth year (17.2 ppg, 6.6 rpg, 1.4 apg ).
This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Women's Final Four schedule: March Madness times, streaming, info