2021 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament
This year the entire Women's NCAA Basketball Tournament will be held in or around San Antonio, Texas. The single location allows the teams participating in the Women's Tourney to have a "bubble" to keep them safer from exposure to Covid. The majority of the games from the First Round to the Final Four will be played inside the Alamodome or nearby S.A. venues, with some other First Round games being played in San Marcos and Austin. Tickets for all 2021 Women's NCAA Tournament games are available to purchase here, along with the schedule for all games.
Top Teams in Women's NCAA Tourney
The 2021 Women's Basketball Tournament should be an opportunity for any one of a dozen teams to take home the National Championship. In some years this tournament has had one dominant favorite (like UConn), but this year features a more wide open field. The top contenders on the Women's side include: Baylor, Maryland, NC State, South Carolina, Stanford, Texas A&M and UConn. A few dark horse teams with a chance include: Arizona, Indiana, Louisville, Notre Dame, Ole Miss, and Texas.
The NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament is the most important tournament in basketball as it crowns the Women's national champion for the season. The NCAA tournament is played across four regions: the East, Midwest, North and South. The Women's tourney starts with the 1st and 2nd Round games, which match-up the top seeds with the sixteen seeds and so forth. The winning teams from the first game, must beat a second opponent to advance to the Sweet 16.
There are four teams from each region that advance to play in the the Sweet Sixteen. The Sweet 16 and Elite 8 games are played in the East Regional, South Regional, Midwest Regional and West Regional. The winner of each Regional Final advance to play in the Women's Final Four.
Tickets for the Women's NCAA Tournament tickets are typically listed for sale as Session 1, Session 2 and All Session. That means that seats can be purchased for an individual session at a location, or by purchasing an all session pass which provides access to all the games played there.
2021 NCAA Women's Final Four
Four teams play in the Women's Final Four. The national semifinals are on Friday evening and the championship game the following Sunday night. Demand for Women's Final Four tickets has been steadily increasing over the past decade as dominant teams like Baylor, Notre Dame, South Carolina, and UConn have made it a must-see event for fans who love college basketball.
Women's Basketball Tournament Field
The NCAA Women's Tournament field is comprised of the 64 best teams in college basketball for that season. The teams are selected by a committee that also seeds the teams from the #1 seed to the #16 seed. There are automatic qualifiers for the tourney, which are granted to the winning team from the conference tournament. That means the Women's team that wins the ACC tourney, Big 12 tournament, Big Ten Women's tourney, Pac 12 tournament , and SEC Women's tournament earn a spot in the Big Dance.