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1- Baylor (34-0)
Bowling Green, Sun., 2:35, ESPN2

College basketball
2012 NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament
All times p.m. Eastern South Bend, Ind., Sun., 2:30, ESPN2

Notre Dame (30-3) -1 Liberty (24-8) -16 California (24-9) - 8

16 -UC Santa Barb. (17-15) Bowling Green, Ohio, March 20 8 - Ohio State (25-6)
Bowling Green, Sun., 12:15, ESPN2

South Bend, Ind., March 20

South Bend, Ind., Sun., 12:10, ESPN2

9 - Florida (19-12) 5- Georgetown (22-8)


Chapel Hill, N.C., Sun., 12:20, ESPN2

Des Moines, March 24


All games on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU

Raleigh, N.C., March 25

Iowa (19-11) - 9 St. Bonaventure (29-3) -5


Tallahassee, Sunday, 2:25, ESPN2

12- Fresno State (28-5) 4 - Georgia Tech (24-8)


Chapel Hill, N.C., Sun., 2:40, ESPN2

Chapel Hill, N.C., March 20

Tallahassee, March 20

Fla. Gulf Coast (29-2) -12 Georgia (22-8) - 4


Tallahassee, Sunday, 12:05, ESPN2

13- Sacred Heart (25-7) 6 - Nebraska (24-8)


Little Rock, Sunday, 7:40, ESPN2

Des Moines
Little Rock, March 20

March 26

11- Kansas (19-12) 3- Delaware (30-1)


Little Rock, Sunday, 5:20, ESPN2

Final Four
Denver, April 3, ESPN, 8:30

Raleigh
March 27
College Station, Texas, March 19

Marist (25-7) -13 Arkansas (23-8) - 6


College Station, Sat., 4:05, ESPN2

College Station, Sat., 6:25, ESPN2

Dayton (23-6) -11 Texas A&M (22-10) -3 Albany (23-9) -14 Louisville (22-9) -7

14 -Ark.-Little Rock (20-12) 7- DePaul (22-10)


Chicago, Saturday, 6:30, ESPN2

Des Moines, March 24

Raleigh, N.C., March 25

College Park, Sat., 1:35, ESPN2

10 -BYU (26-6) 2- Tennessee (24-8)


Chicago, Saturday, 4:10, ESPN2

Chicago, March 19

College Park, Md., March 19

Mich. State (20-11) -10 Maryland (28-4) -2

Denver, April 1, ESPN, 7 or 9:30


Norfolk, Va., March 19

College Park, Sat., 11:15 a.m., ESPN2

15- Tenn.-Martin (23-8) 1- Stanford (31-1)


Norfolk, Va., Saturday, 1:30, ESPN2

16 - Hampton (26-4) 8 - West Virginia (23-9)


Norfolk, Va., 11:10 a.m., ESPN2

Denver, April 1, ESPN, 7 or 9:30

Navy (18-13) -15 Connecticut (29-4) -1


Bridgeport, Conn., Sat., 1:40, ESPN2

Bridgeport, Conn., March 19

Prairie View (17-15) -16 Kansas State (19-13) - 8 Princeton (24-4) -9 LSU (22-10) -5

Bridgeport, Conn., Sat., 11:20, ESPN2

9 - Texas (18-13) 5- South Carolina (23-9)


W. Lafayette, Sat., 11:05 a.m., ESPN2

Fresno, March 24

Kingston, R.I., March 25

Baton Rouge, Sunday, 7:35, ESPN2

12- Eastern Mich. (23-8) 4- Purdue (24-8)


W. Lafayette, Sat., 1:25, ESPN2

West Lafayette, Ind., March 19

San Diego State (25-6) -12 Baton Rouge, March 20 Penn State (24-6) - 4
Baton Rouge, Sunday, 5:15, ESPN2

13-South Dakota State (24-8) 6 - Oklahoma (20-12)


Norman, Okla., Sunday, 7:25, ESPN2

Fresno
Norman, Okla., March 20

March 26

Kingston
March 27
Spokane, Wash., March 19

UTEP (29-3) -13 Rutgers (22-9) - 6


Spokane, Wash., Sat., 4:15, ESPN2

11- Michigan (20-11) 3- St. John's (22-9)


Norman, Okla., Sunday, 5:05, ESPN2

Gonzaga (26-5) -11 Miami (Fla.) (25-5) -3 Idaho State (24-7) -14

Spokane, Wash., Sat., 6:35, ESPN2

14 - Creighton (20-12) 7- Vanderbilt (22-9)


Nahsville, Sunday, 5:10, ESPN2

Fresno, March 24

Kingston, R.I., March 25

Wis.-Green Bay (30-1) -7


Ames, Iowa., Sat., 6:40, ESPN2

10-Middle Tenn. (26-6) 2- Duke (24-5)


Nashville, Sunday, 7:30, ESPN2

Nashville, March 20

Ames, Iowa, March 19

Iowa State (18-12) -10 Kentucky (25-6) -2


Ames, Iowa, Sat., 4:20, ESPN2

15- Samford (20-12)


Source:

McNeese State (26-7) -15

A look at the 64 womens teams


Region: Raleigh Seed: 14 Nickname: Great Danes. Location: Albany, N.Y. Record: 23-9, 14-2. Bid: America East champ. Last appearance: None. Coach: Katie Abrahamson-Henderson, 0-3 in three NCAA appearances.

Albany

Region: Des Moines Seed: 12 Nickname: Bulldogs. Location: Fresno, Calif. Record: 28-5, 13-1. Bid: Western Athletic champ. Last appearance: 2011, lost to North Carolina in first round. Coach: Adrian Wiggins, 0-4 in four appearances.

Fresno State

Maryland

Region: Raleigh Seed: 2 Nickname: Terrapins. Location: College Park. Record: 28-4, 12-4. Bid: ACC champ. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Georgetown in second round. Coach: Brenda Frese, 16-6 in seven NCAA appearances.

Sacred Heart

Region: Des Moines Seed: 13 Nickname: Pioneers. Location: Fairfield, Conn. Record: 25-7, 15-3. Bid: Northeast champ. Last appearance: 2009, lost to Ohio State in first round. Coach: Ed Swanson, 0-2 in two appearances.

Region: Raleigh Seed: 6 Nickname: Razorbacks. Location: Fayetteville. Record: 23-8, 10-6. Bid: Southeastern at-large. Last appearance: 2003, lost to Texas in second round. Coach: Tom Collen, 4-7 in seven appearances.

Arkansas

Georgetown

Region: Des Moines Seed: 5 Nickname: Hoyas. Location: Washington, D.C. Record: 22-8, 11-5. Bid: Big East at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to UConn in regional semifinals. Coach: Terri Williams-Flournoy, 3-2 in two appearances.

McNeese State

St. Bonaventure

Region: Des Moines Seed: 14 Nickname: Trojans. Location: Little Rock. Record: 20-12, 12-4. Bid: Sun Belt champ. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Wisconsin-Green Bay in first round. Coach: Joe Foley, 1-2 in two NCAA appearances.

Arkansas-Little Rock

Georgia

Region: Kingston Seed: 15 Nickname: Cowgirls. Location: Lake Charles, La. Record: 26-7, 13-3. Bid: Southland champ. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Texas in first round. Coach: Brooks Donald-Williams, 0-1 in 1 appearance.

Region: Raleigh Seed: 5 Nickname: Bonnies. Location: Olean, N.Y. Record: 29-3, 14-0. Bid: Atlantic 10 at-large. Last appearance: None. Coach: Jim Crowley, first NCAA appearance.

Region: Raleigh Seed: 4 Nickname: Lady Bulldogs. Location: Athens. Record: 22-8, 11-5. Bid: Southeastern at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Texas A&M in regional semifinals. Coach: Andy Landers, 52-28 in 28 appearances.

Miami (Fla.)

St. Johns

Baylor

Georgia Tech

Region: Kingston Seed: 3 Nickname: Hurricanes. Location: Coral Gables. Record: 25-5, 14-2. Bid: ACC at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Oklahoma in second round Coach: Katie Meier, 1-2 in two NCAA appearances

Region: Fresno Seed: 3 Nickname: Red Storm. Location: Queens, N.Y. Record: 22-9, 13-3. Bid: Big East at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Stanford in second round. Coach: Kim Barnes Arico, 2-2 in two appearances.

Region: Des Moines Seed: 1 Nickname: Lady Bears. Location: Waco, Texas Record: 34-0, 18-0. Bid: Big 12 champion. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Texas A&M in regional finals. Coach: Kim Mulkey, 22-9 in 10 appearances.

Region: Des Moines Seed: 4 Nickname: Yellow Jackets. Location: Atlanta. Record: 24-8, 12-4. Bid: ACC at-large. Last appearance: 2010, lost to Arkansas-Little Rock in first round Coach: MaChelle Joseph, 2-4 in four NCAA appearances

Michigan

Samford

Brigham Young

Region: Des Moines Seed: 10 Nickname: Cougars. Location: Provo, Utah. Record: 26-6, 12-4. Bid: West Coast champ. Last appearance: 2007, lost to Louisville in first round. Coach: Jeff Judkins, 3-4 in four NCAA appearances.

Region: Kingston Seed: 11 Nickname: Bulldogs. Location: Spokane, Wash. Record: 26-5, 14-2. Bid: West Coast at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Stanford in regional final. Coach: Kelly Graves, 6-6 in six NCAA appearances.

Gonzaga

Region: Fresno Seed: 11 Nickname: Wolverines. Location: Ann Arbor, Mich. Record: 20-11, 8-8. Bid: Big Ten at-large. Last appearance: 2001, lost to Notre Dame in second round. Coach: Kevin Borseth, 2-7 in seven NCAA appearances.

Region: Fresno Seed: 15 Nickname: Bulldogs. Location: Birmingham, Ala. Record: 20-12, 12-8. Bid: Southern Conference champ. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Florida St. in first round. Coach: Mike Morris, 0-1 in one appearance.

Michigan State

San Diego State

Region: Raleigh Seed: 8 Nickname: Golden Bears. Location: Berkeley, Calif. Record: 24-9, 13-5. Bid: Pac-12 at-large. Last appearance: 2009, lost to Connecticut in regional semifinal. Coach: Lindsay Gottlieb, 0-1 in one NCAA appearance.

California

Hampton

Region: Raleigh Seed: 10 Nickname: Spartans. Location: East Lansing. Record: 20-11, 11-5. Bid Big Ten at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Wisconsin-Green Bay in second round. Coach: Suzy Merchant, 3-4 in 3 appearances.

Region: Kingston Seed: 12 Nickname: Aztecs. Location: San Diego. Record: 25-6, 12-2. Bid: Mountain West champ. Last appearance: 2010, lost to Duke in regional semifinals. Coach: Beth Burns, 4-7 in seven appearances.

Region: Fresno Seed: 16 Nickname: Pirates. Location: Hampton, Va. Record: 26-4, 15-1 Bid: MEAC champ. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Kentucky in first round. Coach: David Six, 0-2 in two appearances.

Middle Tennessee

South Carolina

California-Santa Barbara

Region: Des Moines Seed: 16 Nickname: Gauchos. Location: Santa Barbara, Calif. Record: 17-15, 8-8. Bid: Big West champ. Last appearance: 2009, lost to Stanford in first round. Coach: Carlene Mitchell, first appearance.

Region: Kingston Seed: 14 Nickname: Bengals. Location: Pocatello. Record: 24-7, 14-2, Bid: Big Sky champ. Last appearance: 2007, lost to Stanford in first round Coach: Seton Sobolewski, 0-2 in 2 appearances

Idaho State

Region: Fresno Seed: 10 Nickname: Blue Raiders. Location: Murfreesboro. Record: 26-6, 16-0. Bid: Sun Belt at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Georgia in first round. Coach: Rick Insell, 1-5 in five NCAA appearances.

Region: Fresno Seed: 5 Nickname: Gamecocks. Location: Columbia. Record: 23-9, 10-6. Bid: Southeastern at-large. Last appearance: 2003, lost to Penn State in second round. Coach: Dawn Staley, 2-6 in six appearances.

Navy

South Dakota State

Region: Kingston Seed: 1 Nickname: Huskies. Location: Storrs. Record: 29-4, 13-3. Bid: Big East champ. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Notre Dame in semifinals. Coach: Geno Auriemma, 81-16 in 23 appearances.

Connecticut

Iowa

Region: Raleigh Seed: 15 Nickname: Midshipmen. Location: Annapolis, Md. Record: 18-13, 8-6. Bid: Patriot League champion. Last appearance: 2011, lost to DePaul in first round. Coach: Stefanie Pemper, 0-1 in one appearance.

Region: Fresno Seed: 13 Nickname: Jackrabbits. Location: Brookings. Record: 24-8, 16-2. Bid: Summit League champ. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Xavier in first round. Coach: Aaron Johnston, 1-3 in three appearances.

Region: Raleigh Seed: 9 Nickname: Hawkeyes. Location: Iowa City. Record: 19-11, 11-5. Bid: Big Ten at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Gonzaga in opening round. Coach: Lisa Bluder, 3-8 in 8 appearances.

Nebraska

Stanford

Region: Fresno Seed: 14 Nickname: Blue Jays. Location: Omaha. Record: 20-12, 11-7. Bid: Missouri Valley champion. Last appearance: 2002, lost in first round to Florida International Coach: Jim Flanery, first appearance

Creighton

Region: Kingston Seed: 10 Nickname: Cyclones. Location: Ames. Record: 18-12, 9-9. Bid: Big 12 at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Marist in opening round. Coach: Bill Fennelly, 18-16 in 16 appearances.

Iowa State

Region: Des Moines Seed: 6 Nickname: Cornhuskers. Location: Lincoln. Record: 24-8, 10-6. Bid Big Ten at-large. Last appearance: 2010, lost to Kentucky in regional semifinals. Coach: Connie Yori, 3-3 in 3 appearances.

Region: Fresno Seed: 1 Nickname:Cardinal. Location: Stanford, Calif. Record: 31-1, 18-0. Bid: Pac-12 champ. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Texas A&M in national semifinal. Coach: Tara VanDerveer, 63-24 in 26 appearances.

Notre Dame

Region: Raleigh Seed: 11 Nickname: Flyers. Location: Dayton, Ohio Record: 23-6, 12-2. Bid: Atlantic 10 champ. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Penn State in first round. Coach: Jim Jabir, 0-4 in 4 NCAA appearances.

Dayton

Kansas

Region: Raleigh Seed: 1 Nickname: Fighting Irish. Location: South Bend, Ind. Record: 30-3, 15-1. Bid: Big East at large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Texas A&M in title game. Coach: Muffet McGraw, 32-17 in 18 NCAA appearances.

Region: Des Moines Seed: 2 Nickname: Lady Vols. Location: Knoxville. Record: 24-8, 12-4. Bid: Southeastern champ. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Notre Dame in regional final. Coach: Pat Summitt, 109-22 in 30 NCAA appearances.

Tennessee

Region: Des Moines Seed: 11 Nickname: Jayhawks. Location: Lawrence Record: 19-12, 8-10. Bid: Big 12 at-large. Last appearance: 2000, lost to Vanderbilt in first round. Coach: Bonnie Henrickson, 7-6 in six appearances.

Ohio State

Tennessee-Martin

Delaware

Region: Des Moines Seed: 3 Nickname: Blue Hens. Location: Newark, Del. Record: 30-1, 18-0. Bid: Colonial Athletic Association champ. Last appearance: 2007, lost to Michigan State in first round. Coach: Tina Martin, 0-2 in 2 NCAA appearances.

Region: Kingston Seed: 8 Nickname: Wildcats. Location: Manhattan. Record: 19-13, 9-9. Bid: Big 12 at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Purdue in opening round. Coach: Deb Patterson, 7-8 in eight appearances.

Kansas State

Region: Des Moines Seed: 8 Nickname: Buckeyes. Location: Columbus. Record: 25-6, 11-5. Bid: Big Ten at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Tennessee in regional final. Coach: Jim Foster, 31-19 in 19 appearances.

Region: Des Moines Seed: 15 Nickname: Skyhawks. Location: Martin, Tenn. Record: 23-8, 15-1. Bid: Ohio Valley champ. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Duke in first round. Coach: Kevin McMillan, 0-1 in one NCAA appearance.

Oklahoma

DePaul

Region: Des Moines Seed: 7 Nickname: Blue Demons. Location: Chicago. Record: 22-10, 9-7. Bid: Big East at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Duke in regional semifinals. Coach: Doug Bruno, 9-16 in 16 appearances.

Region: Kingston Seed: 2 Nickname: Wildcats. Location: Lexington. Record: 25-6, 13-3. Bid: Southeastern at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to North Carolina in second round. Coach: Matthew Mitchell, 4-2 in two appearances.

Kentucky

Region: Fresno Seed: 6 Nickname: Sooners. Location: Norman. Record: 20-12, 11-7. Bid: Big 12 at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Notre Dame in second round. Coach: Sherri Coale, 24-12 in 12 appearances.

Region: Fresno Seed: 9 Nickname: Longhorns. Location: Austin. Record: 18-13, 8-10. Bid: Big 12 at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Marquette in opening round. Coach: Gail Goestenkors, 37-17 in 17 appearances.

Texas

Penn State

Region: Fresno Seed: 2 Nickname: Blue Devils. Location: Durham, N.C. Record: 24-5, 15-1. Bid: ACC at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Connecticut in Elite Eight. Coach: Joanne P. McCallie, 19-15 in 15 NCAA appearances

Duke

Liberty

Region: Kingston Seed: 4 Nickname: Nittany Lions. Location: State College. Record: 24-6, 13-3. Bid Big Ten at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to DePaul in second round. Coach: Coquese Washington, 1-1 in one appearance.

Region: Raleigh Seed: 3 Nickname: Aggies. Location: College Station. Record: 22-10, 11-7. Bid: Big 12 at-large. Last appearance: 2011, national champion. Coach: Gary Blair, 27-16 in 17 appearances.

Texas A&M

Region: Raleigh Seed: 16 Nickname: Lady Flames. Location: Lynchburg, Va. Record: 24-8, 16-2. Bid: Big South champ. Last appearance: 2010, lost to Kentucky in first round. Coach: Carey Green, 2-10 in 10 appearances.

Prairie View A&M

Region: Fresno Seed: 12 Nickname: Eagles. Location: Ypsilanti, Mich. Record: 23-8, 13-3. Bid: Mid-American champion. Last appearance: 2004, lost in first round to Boston College Coach: AnnMarie Gilbert, first appearance

Eastern Michigan

Region: Kingston Seed: 5 Nickname: Tigers. Location: Baton Rouge. Record: 22-10, 10-6. Bid: Southeastern at-large. Last appearance: 2010, lost to Duke in second round. Coach: Nikki Caldwell, 1-1 in one appearance.

LSU

Region: Kingston Seed: 16 Nickname: Panthers. Location: Prairie View, Texas. Record: 17-15, 11-7. Bid: SWAC champ. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Baylor in first round. Coach: Toyelle Wilson, 0-1 in one appearance.

Region: Kingston Seed: 13 Nickname: Miners. Location: El Paso. Record: 29-3, 15-1. Bid: C-USA champ. Last appearance: 2008, lost to Stanford in second round. Coach: Keitha Adams, 1-1 in one NCAA appearance.

Texas-El Paso

Princeton

Vanderbilt

Florida

Region: Des Moines Seed: 9 Nickname: Gators. Location: Gainesville. Record: 19-12, 8-8. Bid: Southeastern at-large. Last appearance: 2009, lost to Connecticut in second round. Coach: Amanda Butler, 1-1 in one appearance.

Region: Raleigh Seed: 7 Nickname: Cardinals. Location: Louisville. Record: 22-9, 10-6. Bid: Big East at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Gonzaga in regional semifinals. Coach: Jeff Walz, 9-3 in three appearances.

Louisville

Region: Kingston Seed: 9 Nickname: Tigers. Location: Princeton, N.J.. Record: 24-4, 14-0. Bid: Ivy League champ. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Georgetown in first round. Coach: Courtney Banghart, 0-2 in two appearances

Region: Fresno Seed: 7 Nickname: Commodores. Location: Nashville. Record: 22-9, 9-7. Bid: Southeastern at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Louisville in first round. Coach: Melanie Balcomb, 15-11 in 11 NCAA appearances.

Purdue

West Virginia

Region: Raleigh Seed: 12 Nickname: Eagles. Location: Fort Myers. Record: 29-2, 18-0. Bid: Atlantic Sun champ. Last appearance: None. Coach: Karl Smesko, first NCAA appearance.

Florida Gulf Coast

Marist

Region: Fresno Seed: 4 Nickname: Boilermakers. Location: West Lafayette, Ind. Record: 24-8, 11-5. Bid: Big Ten champion. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Connecticut in second round. Coach: Sharon Versyp, 8-5 in five appearances.

Region: Fresno Seed: 8 Nickname: Mountaineers. Location: Morgantown. Record: 23-9, 11-5. Bid: Big East at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost in second round to Baylor. Coach: Mike Carey, 4-5 in five appearances.

Region: Raleigh Seed: 13 Nickname: Red Foxes. Location: Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Record: 25-7, 17-1. Bid: Metro Atlantic champ. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Duke in second round. Coach: Brian Giorgis, 4-7 in seven NCAA appearances.

Rutgers

Wisconsin-Green Bay

Region: Kingston Seed: 6 Nickname: Scarlet Knights. Location: Piscataway, N.J. Record: 22-9, 10-6. Bid: Big East at-large. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Texas A&M in second round. Coach: C. Vivian Stringer, 42-24` in 24 appearances.

Region: Kingston Seed: 7 Nickname: Phoenix. Location: Green Bay. Record: 30-1, 17-1. Bid: Horizon champ. Last appearance: 2011, lost to Baylor in regional semifinals. Coach: Matt Bollant, 3-3 in three appearances.