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2019 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament: Schedule, TV times, news, info


Stephen Edelson, Asbury Park Press Published 3:02 p.m. ET March 18, 2019 | Updated 7:57 a.m. ET April 6, 2019

Kelly Campbell, a St. John Vianney alum, leads sixth-seeded DePaul as the Blue Demons play 11th-seeded Missouri in the NCAA Tournament first roundNotre Dame's Marina Mabrey, a graduate of Manasquan, is one of five returning starters from last year's national title Fighting Irish team.Dara Mabrey, another Manasquan graduate, has enjoyed a solid freshman campaign with Virginia Tech as the Hokies will play Furman in the NIT first round.Colts Neck graduate Kaity Healy plays for Seton Hall and the Pirates will play Toledo in the NIT first roundVictoria Cardaci, a Holmdel grad, also plays for Seton HallRumson-Fair Haven alum Grace Stant highlights a Villanova group that will play Old Dominion in the NIT first roundAmerican freshman Maddie Doring, an SJV alum, has been a promising youngster for a group that will play Penn in the NIT first roundNortheastern's Stella Clark, another Manasquan graduate, will help a group that is set to face Butler in the NIT first round

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There are more than a few compelling storylines surrounding the 2019 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, as March Madness is underway.  

The Women’s NCAA Tournament began Friday, March 22. All TV windows air on either ESPN2 or ESPN, with the national semifinals on ESPN2 April 5 and the national championship on ESPN April 7.

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(top L-R) Destiny Adams of Manchester High School, Faith Masonius of Manasquan High School, (bottom L-R) Brynn Farrell of St. Rose High School, Leilani Correa of Manchester High School and Lola Mullaney of Manasquan High School during the All-Shore girls basketball team photo shoot at the Asbury Park Press in Neptune, NJ Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Leilani Correa of Manchester High School during the All-Shore girls basketball team photo shoot at the Asbury Park Press in Neptune, NJ Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Lola Mullaney of Manasquan High School during the All-Shore girls basketball team photo shoot at the Asbury Park Press in Neptune, NJ Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Brynn Farrell of St. Rose High School during the All-Shore girls basketball team photo shoot at the Asbury Park Press in Neptune, NJ Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Destiny Adams of Manchester High School during the All-Shore girls basketball team photo shoot at the Asbury Park Press in Neptune, NJ Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Faith Masonius of Manasquan High School during the All-Shore girls basketball team photo shoot at the Asbury Park Press in Neptune, NJ Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (top L-R) Destiny Adams of Manchester High School, Faith Masonius of Manasquan High School, (bottom L-R) Brynn Farrell of St. Rose High School, Leilani Correa of Manchester High School and Lola Mullaney of Manasquan High School during the All-Shore girls basketball team photo shoot at the Asbury Park Press in Neptune, NJ Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

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Game schedule and results

 

Final Four

April 5

Baylor 72, Oregon 67

Notre Dame 81, Connecticut 76

April 7

Baylor vs. Notre Dame, 6 p.m.

Scores

Elite Eight

Sunday, March 31

Connecticut 80, Louisville 73

Oregon 88, Mississippi State 84

Monday, April 1

Baylor 85, Iowa 53

Notre Dame 84, Stanford 68

 

Sweet 16 Schedule

Friday, March 29

Connecticut 69, UCLA 61

Oregon 63, South Dakota State 53

Mississippi State 76, Arizona State 53

Louisville 61, Oregon State 44

Saturday, March 30

Iowa 79, NC State 61

Baylor 83, South Carolina 68 

Notre Dame 54, Texas A&M 50

Stanford 55, Missouri State 46

Second round — Sunday March 24

Louisville 71, Michigan 50

South Carolina 72, Florida State 64

Iowa 68, Missouri 522

Texas A&M 78, Marquette 76

Arizona State 57, Miami (FL) 55

Connecticut 84,  Buffalo 72

Mississippi State 85, Clemson 61

Oregon 91, Indiana 682

Second Round — Monday, March 25

NC State 72, Kentucky 57

Notre Dame 91, Michigan State 63

South Dakota State 75, Syracuse 64

UCLA  85, Maryland 80

Baylor 102, California 63

Oregon State 76, Gonzaga 70

Missouri State 69, Iowa State 60

Stanford 72, BYU 63

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First Round — Saturday, March 23

No. 1 Notre Dame 92, No. 16 Bethune-Cookman 50
No. 3 Maryland 73, No. 14 Radford 51 
No. 6 Kentucky 82, No. 11 Princeton 77
No. 6 South Dakota State 76, No. 11 Quinnipiac 65 
No. 3 NC State 63, No. 14 Maine 51
No. 3 Syracuse 70, No. 14 Fordham 49
No. 6 UCLA 89, No. 11 Tennessee 77
No. 9 Michigan State 88, No. 8 Central Michigan 87
No. 5 Gonzaga 68, No. 12 Little Rock 51 
No. 11 Missouri State 89, No. 6 DePaul 78
No. 8 California 92, No. 9 North Carolina 72
No. 7 BYU 73, No. 10 Auburn 64
No. 1 Baylor 95, No. 16 Abilene Christian 38
No. 2 Stanford 79, No. 15 UC Davis 54
No. 4 Oregon State 80, No. 13 Boise State 75 (OT)
No. 3 Iowa State 97, No. 14 New Mexico State 61

First Round — Friday, March 22

No. 1 Louisville 69, No. 16 Robert Morris 34
No. 4 South Carolina 74, No. 13 Belmont 52
No. 2 Iowa 66, No. 15 Mercer 61
No. 5 Marquette 58, No. 12 Rice 54 (OT)
No. 8 Michigan 84, No. 9 Kansas State 54
No. 5 Florida State 70, No. 12 Bucknell 67
No. 4 Texas A&M 84, No. 13 Wright State 61
No. 7 Missouri 77, No. 10 Drake 76 (OT)
No. 10 Buffalo 82, No. 7 Rutgers 71

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No. 2 UConn 110, No. 15 Towson 61
No. 10 Indiana 69, No. 7 Texas 65
No. 9 Clemson 79, No. 8 South Dakota 66
No. 5 Arizona State 60, No. 12 UCF 45
No. 1 Mississippi State 103, No. 16 Southern 46
No. 2 Oregon 78, No. 15 Portland State 40
No. 4 Miami (Fla.) 69, No. 13 Florida Gulf Coast 62

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Senior Dara Mabrey reached one of her senior year goals as she and Manasquan Girls Basketball soundly defeated St John Vianney in Shore Conference Title game.

Sweet 16

Albany Regional: Friday, March 29; Sunday, March 31; Times Union Center

Chicago Regional: Saturday, March 30; Monday, April 1: Wintrust Arena

Greensboro Regional: Saturday, March 30; Monday, April 1: Greensboro Coliseum

Portland Regional: Friday, March 29; Sunday, March 31: Moda Center

Final Four

Friday, April 5: Tampa, Florida, Amalie Arena

National Championship

Sunday, April 7: Tampa, Florida, Amalie Arena 

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Manasquan sisters Marina and Dara Mabrey celebrate their Tournament of Champions victory over St Rose at Sun National Bank Center in Trenton.Manasquan’s Dara Mabrey. Dara Mabrey gives a hug to coach Lisa Kukoda as she comes out of the game. Manasquan Girls Basketball vs Newark Tech in NJSIAAGroup II final in Toms River on March 11, 2018Manasquan's Marina Mabrey drives to the hoop during the second half. Manasquan defeats St. Rose in the Shore Conference Tournament final. West Long Branch, NJ Friday, February 27, 2015 Doug Hood/Staff Photographer @dhoodhood  Manasquan's Dara Mabrey works under the basket for a score agaisnt Franklin in the NJSIAA TOC title game on Sunday in Trenton.FILE - In this Sunday, April 1, 2018 file photo, Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale, center, is congratulated by teammates Jackie Young, right, and Marina Mabrey (3) after sinking a 3-point basket to defeat Mississippi State 61-58 in the final of the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament in Columbus, Ohio. Arike Ogunbowale and Marina Mabrey will always have Columbus, Ohio. The senior guards and off-campus roommates for No. 1 Notre Dame will always have Brooklyn, too. The friendship between Ogunbowale, the Milwaukee scoring machine, and Mabrey, the street-wise Jersey shore kid, was cemented at the Barclays Center on April 17, 2015 in the Jordan Brand Classic. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

FILE – In this Sunday, April 1, 2018 file photo, Notre Dame’s Arike Ogunbowale, center, is congratulated by teammates Jackie Young, right, and Marina Mabrey (3) after sinking a 3-point basket to defeat Mississippi State 61-58 in the final of the women’s NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament in Columbus, Ohio. Arike Ogunbowale and Marina Mabrey will always have Columbus, Ohio. The senior guards and off-campus roommates for No. 1 Notre Dame will always have Brooklyn, too. The friendship between Ogunbowale, the Milwaukee scoring machine, and Mabrey, the street-wise Jersey shore kid, was cemented at the Barclays Center on April 17, 2015 in the Jordan Brand Classic. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File) The Associated Press

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Connecticut's Napheesa Collier (24) shoots over Notre Dame's Marina Mabrey (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in South Bend, Ind.Two Shore Conference alums in action: Notre Dame guard Marina Mabrey (3) goes up for a shot against DePauk guard Kelly Campbell (20) in December of 2017.06/13/18- Asbury Park  Press Sports Awards.  Girls Basketball player of the year, Dara Mabrey, Manasquan. Photo/James J. Connolly/CorrespondentNotre Dame Fighting Irish guard Marina Mabrey (3) leads the team into the Final Four on Friday.Notre Dame Fighting Irish guard Marina Mabrey (3) tries for the steal against Texas A&M Aggies guard Danni Williams (12) in the semifinals of the Spokane regional of the women's basketball 2018 NCAA TournamentManasquan’s Dara Mabrey looks a little in shock as she and her team celebrate their TOC Championship. Manasquan Girls Basketball vs Franklin  in NJSIAA TOC Finals game in Trenton NJ on March 17, 2018Dara Mabrey works inside against Franklin’s Diamond MIller. Manasquan Girls Basketball vs Franklin  in NJSIAA TOC Finals game in Trenton NJ on March 17, 2018Manasquan's Dara Mabrey drives in to the basket. Manasquan Girls Basketball vs Saddle River in NJSIAA Semifinal game at Toms River on March 16, 2018Dara Mabrey gets her ankle iced as the clock runs down. Manasquan Girls Basketball vs Saddle River in NJSIAA Semifinal game at Toms River on March 16, 2018Dara Mabrey celebrates with teammates. Manasquan Girls Basketball vs St. John Vianney in 2018 Shore Conference Tournement  Final in West Long Branch on February 24 2018Manasquan’s Dara Mabrey shoots as Rumson’s Tori Hyduke tries to block her. Manasquan Girls Basketball vs Rumson-Fair Haven in Rumson, NJ on February 3, 2018.  Manaquan's Dara Mabrey drives between Rumson's Megan Volker and Makenna Maquire during first half action. Rumson-Fair Haven vs Manasquan Girls Basketball in the Central Group II championship game in Manasquan, NJ on March 8, 2016Manasquan alum Marina MabreyManasquan's Marina Mabrey goes up with a shot against Westwood's Olicia Cassidy during last year's Group II final.The Mabrey sisters clown around as they wait for the start of program. Manasquan High School Girls Basketball honored on MaxPreps Tour Of Champions after Warriors capture their third state championship. Photo taken at Manasquan High School in Manasquan NJ on May 15, 2015. Peter Ackerman/Staff PhotographerManasquan's Marina Mabrey gets a hug from sister Dara MabreyMansquan's Marina Mabrey tries to roll up Nationally Ranked banner near end of ceremony. Manasquan High School Girls Basketball honored on MaxPreps Tour Of Champions after Warriors capture their third state championship. Photo taken at Manasquan High School in Manasquan NJ on May 15, 2015. Peter Ackerman/Staff PhotographerAll-Shore Girls Basketball Player of the Year Marina Mabrey of Manasquan.Manasquan's Marina Mabrey starts to celebrate as her team head up for their TOC trophy. Manasquan celebrates with their TOC trophy after defeating St. Rose 59-55. Manasquan Girls Basketball vs St Rose in TOC Final on March 23, 2015 in Trenton, NJ. Peter Ackerman/Staff PhotographerSt Rose's Jess Louro takes a shot in the face as she and Manasquan's Marina Mabrey fight over a rebound during closing minutes of game. Manasquan Girls Basketball vs St Rose in TOC Final on March 23, 2015 in Trenton, NJ. Peter Ackerman/Staff PhotographerManasquan's Marina Mabrey goes up with a shot against Westwood's Olicia Cassidy during first half action. Manasquan vs Westwood in Girls Group 2 Championship on March 15, 2015 in Toms River. Peter Ackerman/Staff PhotographerManasquan's Marina Mabrey struggles to get off her shot underneath the basket in traffic durin second half action. Manasquan vs Franklin  in TOC Girls Semifinal Basketball March 19, 2015 in Toms River. Peter Ackerman/Staff PhotographerMarina Mabrey holds up sister Dara as they celebrate their Group Championship over Westwood. Manasquan vs Westwood in Girls Group 2 Championship on March 15, 2015 in Toms River. Peter Ackerman/Staff PhotographerManasquan's Marina Mabrey goes up with a shot against Westwood's Olicia Cassidy during first half action. Manasquan vs Westwood in Girls Group 2 Championship on March 15, 2015 in Toms River. Peter Ackerman/Staff PhotographerManasquan's Marina Mabrey drives to the hoop during the second half. Manasquan defeats St. Rose in the Shore Conference Tournament final. West Long Branch, NJ Friday, February 27, 2015 Doug Hood/Staff Photographer @dhoodhood  Manasquan's Victoria Galvan walks off the court with Dara Mabrey after the win.  Manasquan defeats St. Rose in the Shore Conference Tournament final. West Long Branch, NJ Friday, February 27, 2015 Doug Hood/Staff Photographer @dhoodhood  Manasquan's Marina Mabrey closely gaurds SJV's Gabrielle Caponegro closely during first half action. Manasquan vs St John Vianney Girls basketball in Holmdel on January 9,  2015.  Peter Ackerman/Staff Photographer

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