March Madness has officially arrived and the best women’s college basketball teams look to compete for a chance at a national championship during the 2023 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament. 68 teams will compete in a single-elimination tournament from Wednesday, March 15 through Sunday, April 2.
Led by coach Dawn Staley, the South Carolina Gamecocks are the defending national champions and are looking to win consecutive titles for the first time in program history. This year’s Final Four and title game will be played at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
Find out how to watch Women’s March Madness below and check out the full schedule at the bottom of the page.
How to Watch Women’s March Madness 2023 Without Cable
The ESPN family of networks will be home to all the women’s college basketball action during March Madness 2023. ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPNEWS will broadcast games throughout the tournament and cord cutters can stream on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and other compatible devices with a subscription to DIRECTV STREAM, fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, Vidgo, and YouTube TV.
Sling TV doesn’t carry ABC but you can watch games that air on ABC for free by using an antenna. AntennaWeb is a great tool you can use to see what ABC affiliate is available in your area.
Watch Women’s March Madness Games Live on DIRECTV STREAM
Watch every shot and dribble during Women’s March Madness 2023 with DIRECTV STREAM. The Choice package over 105 channels, including ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNEWS, and ESPNU so that viewers can watch each game and more for only $99.99 per month. There are no contracts, no hidden fees, and a subscription includes unlimited cloud DVR storage.
New subscribers can take advantage of a 5-day free trial before subscribing.
Watch Women’s March Madness Games Live on Hulu + Live TV
Women’s March Madness games on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, and over 85 channels are available on Hulu + Live TV for $69.99 per month. The service offers unlimited access to the Hulu library, Disney+, and live sports on ESPN+ for no additional charge. Record your favorite shows and sporting events for up to 9 months with unlimited DVR storage.
Watch Women’s March Madness Games Live on fuboTV
Catch live women’s college basketball games throughout March Madness and over 100 sporting events with the Pro plan and fubo Extra add-on from fuboTV. Watch the best collegiate women compete on the hardwood on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNEWS, and ESPNU, and over 140 channels for only $82.98 per month. Relive your favorite moments during the tournament and rewatch your favorite shows with 1000 hours and Cloud DVR space.
Watch Women’s March Madness Games Live on Vidgo
Vidgo subscribers can watch Women’s March Madness live throughout the 2023 tournament on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNEWS, and ESPNU and over 110 live channels and on-demand for only $64.95 per month with their English Plus package. The service includes 20 hours of free DVR for the first 90 days.
Watch Women’s March Madness Games Live on Sling TV
One of the most affordable ways to watch live women’s college basketball games during the 2023 NCAA Women’s Tournament on ESPNEWS, ESPN, ESPNU, and ESPN2 is with the Sling Orange and the Sports Extra add-on. At the low price of $51 per month, subscribers can watch the drama unfold and brackets get busted during the tournament, and over 45 channels with 50 hours of DVR storage to record the biggest moments of the year.
Watch Women’s March Madness Games Live on YouTube TV
Stream over 100 channels, including live women’s college basketball games throughout March Madness on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNEWS, and ESPNU with YouTube TV for only $64.99 per month. The service includes unlimited DVR and the ability to share 6 accounts per household.
When to Watch
Wednesday, March 15 – First Four
- (11) Mississippi State vs. (11) Illinois – 7:00 PM ET, ESPNU
- (16) Southern vs. (16) Sacred Heart – 9:00 PM ET, ESPNU
Thursday, March 16 – First Four
- (11) Purdue vs. (11) St. John’s – 7:00 PM ET, ESPN2
- (16) Tennessee Tech vs. (16) Monmouth – 9:00 PM ET, ESPN2
Friday, March 17 – First Round (Round of 64)
- (9) Marquette vs. (8) South Florida – 11:30 AM ET, ESPN2
- (10) West Virginia vs. (7) Arizona – 12:00 PM ET, ESPN
- (10) Georgia vs. (7) Florida State – 1:30 PM ET, ESPN2
- (16) Norfolk State vs. (1) South Carolina – 2 PM ET, ESPN
- (15) Holy Cross vs. (2) Maryland – 2:30 PM ET, ESPNEWS
- (11) UNLV vs. (6) Michigan – 3 PM ET, ESPNU
- (14) Southern Utah vs. (3) Notre Dame – 3:30 PM ET, ESPN2
- (15) SE Louisiana vs. (2) Iowa – 4 PM ET, ESPN
- (16) Chattanooga vs. (1) Virginia Tech – 5:30 PM ET, ESPNU
- (14) Hawai’i vs. (3) LSU – 5:30 PM ET, ESPN2
- (11) Illinois/Mississippi State vs. (6) Creighton – 6 PM ET, ESPNews
- (16) Southern/Sacred Heart vs. (1) Stanford – 7:30 PM ET, ESPN2
- (15) Gardner-Webb vs. (2) Utah – 7:30 PM ET, ESPNU
- (9) South Dakota State vs. (8) USC – 8 PM ET, ESPNews
- (9) Gonzaga vs. (8) Ole Miss – 10 PM ET, ESPNU
- (10) Princeton vs. (7) NC State – 10 PM ET, ESPN2
Saturday, March 18 – First Round (Round of 64)
- (16) Tennessee Tech/Monmouth vs. (1) Indiana – 11:30 AM ET, ESPN2
- (13) Saint Louis vs. (4) Tennessee – 1 PM ET, ABC
- (14) James Madison vs. (3) Ohio State – 1:30 PM ET, ESPN2
- (9) Miami vs. (8) Oklahoma State – 2 PM ET, ESPN
- (12) Florida Gulf Coast vs. (5) Washington State – 2:30 PM ET, ESPNU
- (15) Vermont vs. (2) UConn – 3 PM ET, TBD
- (12) Toledo vs. (5) Iowa State – 3:30 PM ET, ESPN2
- (11) Purdue/St. John’s vs. (6) UNC – 4 PM ET, ESPN
- (13) Cleveland State vs. (4) Villanova – 5 PM ET, ESPNU
- (10) Alabama vs. (7) Baylor – 5:30 PM ET, ESPN2
- (11) Middle Tennessee vs. (6) Colorado – 7 PM ET, ESPNews
- (12) Drake vs. (5) Louisville – 7:30 PM ET, ESPN2
- (12) Portland vs. (5) Oklahoma – 9 PM ET, ESPNU
- (14) Iona vs. (3) Duke – 9:30 PM ET, ESPN2
- (13) East Carolina vs. (4) Texas – 10 PM ET, ESPN
- No. 13 Sacramento State vs. No. 4 UCLA – 11:30 PM ET, ESPN2
- The second round is Sunday and Monday, March 19-20
- The Sweet 16 is Friday and Saturday, March 24-25
- The Elite 8 is Sunday and Monday, March 26-27
- The Final Four is at 7 and 9:30 p.m. ET on Friday, March 31 on ESPN.
- The national championship game is at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, April 2 on ABC.