The NCAA Women's Final Four is the finale of the Women's NCAA Basketball Tournament. The Women's Final Four matches the four winning teams from each regional in the Women's NCAA Tournament. These four teams play each other in the Semifinal games on Sunday. The two winning teams then play for the NCAA Women's National Championship on Tuesday night.
The Women's Final Four does not have a history that extends back as far as the Men's NCAA Final Four, but the Women's Final Four has had plenty of great games. The first NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament and Women's Final Four was played in 1981-1982. Louisiana Tech beat Cheyney State in the first Lady's Final Four Championship Game. And since that time all of the great teams in Women's basketball have played in this prestigious event. The UConn Lady Huskies, the Tennessee Volunteers led by legendary Coach Pat Summit, the Duke Blue Devils, Texas Lady Longhorns, and Stanford Lady Cardinals. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Women's Final Four basketball tickets.
2014 Women's Final Four Preview
The 2014 Women’s Final Four takes place April 6th and April 8th at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. The format remains consistent from previous years with a total of three games played divided into two sessions (Semifinals and Finals). Sunday, April 6th is when the Semifinal games (Session 1) are played with one in the late afternoon and one in the evening. The two Semifinal winners then square off the evening of Tuesday, April 8th (Session 2) in the NCAA Women’s Final Four Championship Game.
In the 2013 Women’s Final Four, the UConn Lady Huskies won the National Championship in a 93-60 rout over Louisville. UConn beat Notre Dame 83-65 in the semi-finals, while Louisville beat Cal 64-57. This was UConn’s sixth consecutive appearance in the Final Four, while Louisville became the first team seeded below 4th to make it to the National Championship game.
Women's Final Four at Bridgestone Arena Address: 501 Broadway, Nashville, Tennessee, 37203
Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, known nationally as Music City, USA, is the site of this year’s Women’s Final Four. The city is always alive and you can find a good time at any of the hundreds of venues, bars and restaurants Nashville has to offer. The Bridgestone Arena was built in 1996 and serves as the home of the NHL’s Nashville Predators. The venue has also hosted the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament four times. The capacity for basketball games in 19,395.
Bridgestone Arena 100 Level
This is the lower level of Bridgestone Arena, although there is a small amount of “floor” seats closer to the court. Sections 105, 106, 115 and 116 are at midcourt and provide the best view the in house. The Sections are alphanumerically numbered, starting with AA to MM, then starting again at A.
Bridgestone Arena 200 Level
The 200 level is filled with small sections that only hold a few rows each. The biggest sections, such as 223, will have 11 rows. The smaller ones, like 213, will only have 4-5 rows. There is not a bad ticket when the sections are this small, and it’s easy to get in and out of your seat.
Bridgestone Arena 300 Level
This is the upper level of the arena, and is the most cost-efficient way to get into the Women’s Final Four. Sections 310 and 315 are at mid-court, and all sections are alphanumerically numbered, starting with A.
Women's Final Four Event Guide
What are the best hotels in Bridgestone Arena to stay during the 2014 Women’s Final Four?
The very closest hotel is also one of Nashville’s finest in the Hilton Nashville Downtown. It is right across 5th avenue from Bridgestone Arena. Also very close and highly recommended is the Renaissance. The Hampton Inn is better for those looking to be close but on a slightly lower budget. Most hotels in the downtown area are within walking distance.
What time do the gates open at Bridgestone Arena for the Women’s Final Four?
Bridgestone Arena usually opens one hour before game time for events.
How can I buy cheap Women’s Final Four tickets?
TicketCity offers a large selection of Women’s Final Four tickets which includes some of the lowest priced seats on the market. Women’s Final Four ticket prices fluctuate based on demand for the games. Bigger matchups typically push demand higher & ticket prices. The opposite can happen if the Final Four matchups are less intriguing. Marquee teams, like the UConn Huskies, Duke Blue Devils, Tennessee Volunteers, and other teams with large fan bases, can drive up Women’s Final Four ticket prices. The Women’s Final Four is the biggest women’s basketball event in the country, so if you’re looking for cheap tickets you may want to act early before the big push during the tournament.
Where is a good place to eat around Bridgestone Arena before the game?
There are lots of options within walking distance of the arena, including Palm Restaurant, Rippy’s Bar and Grill, Puckett’s Grocery and Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville. Arnold’s is a Nashville tradition, and it’s only a 15-minute walk south of the Bridgestone Arena.