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NCAAW conference schedules: Tournaments tip off next week!

Read on to get dates, locations and viewing information for each conference tournament. The action begins Tuesday, March 5!

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Before the NCAA Tournament tips off later this month, there’s more business to tend to in conference play. Thirty-two pieces of business, to be exact, as each conference plays its postseason tournament over the next two weeks.

For some conferences, crowning a champion is just a formality, with it already being clear which teams will nab a spot in the tournament. So, these last few days will serve as tune-up games for teams in contention for a late-stage NCAA Tournament run.

But in most conferences, where just one team is allowed the privilege of playing in the NCAA Tournament, these next two weeks represent the most important games of the season (that is, except for teams still battling for better seeds in the last few regular-season games).

Will either Louisville or Notre Dame win the ACC and guarantee a No. 1 seed in the process?

Can another team dethrone Gonzaga and force the selection committee to make the WCC a two-bid conference this season?

Which power conference teams on the bubble can step up and win games, and which mid-seeded mid-majors will pull off fantastic upsets to grab their conferences’ automatic bids?

In these last two weeks before the Big Dance — just as in March Madness itself — anything is possible. And all the information you need to follow your favorite conference is below.

Enjoy the tournaments!


NCAAW Conference Tournament Schedule

Conference When Where TV/streaming* 2017-18 champion Tournament website
Conference When Where TV/streaming* 2017-18 champion Tournament website
America East March 6, 10, 15 Higher seed hosts QF/SF: ESPN+ Final: ESPNU Maine https://americaeast.com/tournaments/?id=2240
American March 8-11 Mohegan Sun Arena Uncasville, CT 1R/QF: ESPN3 SF: ESPN2/U Final: ESPN2 UConn http://theamerican.org/sports/2018/12/18/2019WBBChampCentral.aspx?id=350&
Atlantic 10 March 5, 8-10 Campus sites (first round);
A.J. Palumbo Center
Pittsburgh, PA
1R/QF: ESPN+ SF: CBSSN Final: ESPNU George Washington http://www.atlantic10.com/ViewArticle.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=31600&ATCLID=211770834
ACC March 6-10 Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro, NC 1R/QF: RSN SF: ESPNU Final: ESPN2 Louisville http://theacc.com/sports/2018/1/12/2017-18-womens-basketball-tournament.aspx
Atlantic Sun March 8, 13, 17 Higher seed hosts All games: ESPN+ Florida Gulf Coast http://asunsports.org/sports/wbkb/championship/2018-19/2019_Championship
Big 12 March 8-11 Chesapeake Energy Center Oklahoma City, OK 1R: FCS QF: FSN SF/Final: FS1 Baylor http://www.big12sports.com/Page.dbml?&PAGE_ID=8123&DB_OEM_ID=10410
Big East March 9-12 Wintrust Arena Chicago, IL 1R: FOX Sports Go QF: FS2 SF/Final: FS1 DePaul http://www.bigeast.com/tournaments/?id=81
Big Sky March 11-13 CenturyLink Arena Boise, ID 1R/QF: Pluto 231, WatchBigSky.com SF/Final: Eleven Sports Northern Colorado https://bigskyconf.com/tournaments/?id=542
Big South March 12-17 Higher seed hosts; No. 1 and No. 2 seeds host QF/SF 1R/QF: ESPN3 SF/Final: ESPN+ Liberty http://bigsouthsports.com/sports/2018/12/5/WBB_1205183925.aspx
Big Ten March 6-10 Bankers Life Fieldhouse Indianapolis, IN 1R/QF/SF: BTN Final: ESPN2 Ohio State https://bigten.org/sports/2018/9/13/2019WBBTournament.aspx
Big West March 12-16 1R/QF: Bren Center Irvine, CA SF/Final: Honda Center Anaheim, CA All games: ESPN3 CSUN http://www.bigwest.org/sports/wbball/info/champs.asp
Colonial March 13-16 Bob Carpenter Center Newark, DE All games: CAA.TV Elon https://caasports.com/tournaments/?id=119
Conference USA March 13-16 Ford Center at The Star Frisco, TX 1R/QF: ESPN+ SF: Stadium Final: CBSSN Western Kentucky http://conferenceusa.com/sports/2018/10/1/2019-CUSA-Basketball-Championships.aspx?path=wbball
Horizon League March 5-6, 11-12 Campus sites (quarterfinal);
SF/Final: Little Caesars Arena
Detroit, MI
QF/SF: ESPN+ Final: ESPNU Green Bay http://horizonleague.org/tournaments/?id=13
Ivy League March 16-17 John J. Lee Amphitheater New Haven, CT SF: ESPN3 Final: ESPNU Princeton https://ivyleague.com/tournaments/?id=59
MAAC March 7-11 Times Union Center Albany, NY 1R/QF/SF: TBD Final: ESPNU Quinnipiac https://maacsports.com/tournaments/?id=1565&path=wbball
Mid-American March 11, 13-16 Campus sites (first round);
QF/SF/Final: Quicken Loans Arena
Cleveland, OH
1R/QF/SF: ESPN+ Final: CBSSN Central Michigan https://getsomemaction.com/tournaments/?id=106&path=wbball
MEAC March 11-16 Scope Arena Norfolk, VA 1R/QF/SF: FloHoops Final: ESPN3 North Carolina A&T https://meacsports.com/tournaments/?id=2572
Missouri Valley March 14-17 TaxSlayer Center Moline, IL All games: ESPN+ Drake http://mvc-sports.com/sports/2018/6/18/19HoopsInTheHeartland.aspx
Mountain West March 10-13 Thomas & Mack Center Las Vegas, NV 1R/QF/SF: Mountain West Network Final: CBSSN Boise State https://themw.com/sports/2018/8/15/champ-wbball-19.aspx
Northeast March 11, 14, 17 Higher seed hosts QF: NEC Front Row(?)* SF: ESPN3 Final: ESPNU Saint Francis U http://northeastconference.org/tournaments/?id=182
Ohio Valley March 6-9 Ford Center Evansville, IN All games: ESPN+ or ESPN3 Belmont http://ovcsports.com/tournaments/?id=9
Pac-12 March 7-10 MGM Arena Las Vegas, NV 1R/QF/Semis: Pac-12 Nework Final: ESPN or ESPN2 Oregon https://pac-12.com/womens-basketball/womens-basketball-tournament
Patriot League March 9, 11, 14, 17 Higher seed hosts * American http://patriotleague.org/tournaments/2019_women_s_basketball_championship
SEC March 6-10 Bon Secours Wellness Arena Greenville, SC 1R/2R/QF: SEC Network SF: ESPNU Final: ESPN2 South Carolina http://www.secsports.com/article/10971306/championship-women-basketball
Southern March 7-10 U.S. Cellular Center Asheville, NC All games: ESPN+ Final: Nexstar/ESPN+ Mercer http://www.soconsports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=4000&ATCLID=211768415
Southland March 13-17 Leonard E. Merrell Center Katy, TX 1R/2R/QF/SF: ESPN+ Final: CBSSN Nicholls State https://southland.org/tournaments/?id=130
SWAC March 12, 15-16 Campus sites (QF);
SF/Final: Bill Harris Arena
Birmingham, AL
Final: ESPN3 Grambling State https://swac.org/sports/2018/8/6/WBB_0806183155.aspx
Summit League March 9-12 Denny Sanford PREMIER Center Sioux Falls, SD QF/SF: ESPN+ Final: ESPNU South Dakota State http://www.thesummitleague.org/tournaments/wbkb/2018-19/index
Sun Belt March 11, 13-16 Campus sites (1R);
QF/SF/Final: Lakefront Arena
New Orleans, LA
1R/QF/SF: ESPN+ Final: ESPN3 Little Rock https://sunbeltsports.org/sports/2018/10/2/19-wbb-champ.aspx?path=wbball
West Coast March 7-12 Orleans Arena Las Vegas, NV 1R/QF/SF: TheW.tv Final: ESPNU Gonzaga https://wccsports.com/tournaments/?id=8
WAC March 13, 15-16 Orleans Arena Las Vegas, NV QF/SF: ESPN+ Final: ESPN3 Seattle http://www.wacsports.com/tournaments/bkb/2018-19/index

* Some or all viewing information was not provided by the time of publication.