2014 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament open thread: TV schedule, previews, team-by-team tournament capsules

Come discuss the first day of the tournament with us.

This is what we've all been waiting for: the actual tournament.

There won't be a whole lot of set up here since we've already given you thousands of words region-by-region throughout the week, but just to get everything in one place for you here's a guide to everything we've put together (all of which you can find at our NCAA hub: http://www.swishappeal.com/ncaa).

Resources/previews

General Preview

Queenie previews the tournament on Dave Zirin Radio | Testudo Times overview of top seeds (+rant)

Bracket-by-Bracket previews

Lincoln

Louisville | Testudo Times

Stanford (forthcoming)

Notre Dame

Team-by-team capsules (Dance Cards)

Lincoln

Louisville

Stanford

Notre Dame

Today's schedule

SB Nation's Testudo Times has published the full TV schedule for the first round, which I have re-organized in the table below to show just today's games by region.

Lincoln

No. 5 NC State vs. No. 12 BYU, Saturday, 6:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2

No. 4 Nebraska vs. No. 13 Fresno State, Saturday, 4 p.m. ET, ESPN2

No. 7 DePaul vs. No. 10 Oklahoma, Saturday, 1:30 p.m ET. ESPN2

No. 2 Duke vs. No. 15 Winthrop, Saturday, 11 a.m. ET, ESPN2

Louisville

No. 1 Tennessee vs. No. 16 Northwestern State, Saturday, 4 p.m. ET, ESPN2

No. 8 St. John's vs. No. 9 USC, Saturday, 6:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2

Stanford

No. 7 Iowa State vs. No. 10 Florida State, Saturday, 4 p.m. ET, ESPN2

No. 2 Stanford vs. No. 15 South Dakota, Saturday, 6:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2

Notre Dame

No. 1 Notre Dame vs. No. 16 Robert Morris, Saturday, 1:30 p.m. ET, ESPN

No. 8 Vanderbilt vs. No. 9 Arizona State, Saturday, 11 a.m. ET, ESPN2

No. 5 Oklahoma State vs. No. 12 Florida Gulf Coast, Saturday, 11 a.m. ET, ESPN2

No. 4 Purdue vs. No. 13 Akron, Saturday, 1:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2

No. 6 Syracuse vs. No. 11 Chattanooga, Saturday, 1:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2

No. 3 Kentucky vs. No. 14 Wright State, Saturday, 11 a.m. ET, ESPN2

No. 7 California vs. No. 10 Fordham, Saturday, 4 p.m. ET, ESPN2

No. 2 Baylor vs. No. 15 Western Kentucky, Saturday, 6:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2

And of course WBB State has their list of games for today in actual chronological order with links to previews.

If you haven't filled out your bracket for our bracket challenge, you still have (very little) time to get that done. Click here to do that.

That's it! Enjoy the games! Tell us what you think of the results and which games you're most looking forward to!

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