March Madness 2022: Full Women’s NCAA Tournament bracket revealed

NaLyssa Smith #1 of the Baylor Lady Bears. (G Fiume/Getty Images)
NaLyssa Smith #1 of the Baylor Lady Bears. (G Fiume/Getty Images) /

The Women’s NCAA Tournament bracket was revealed on Selection Sunday with March Madness 2022 ready to hit the ground running.

The men have had their moment as Selection Sunday kicked off with the reveal of the 2022 NCAA Tournament bracket.

Now it’s time for the women to step into the spotlight.

Conference tournaments set a slew of automatic bids for this year’s March Madness action. The selection committee had the task of putting it all together into a 68-team bracket.

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That’s right, it’s a 68-team bracket this year. The tournament was expanded this year after more than 20 years at 64 teams.

So who made it in and who is on the outside?

Women’s March Madness 2022 bracket: NCAA Tournament field revealed

It’s time to look at the 2022 bracket for the Women’s NCAA Tournament.

The Greensboro Region:

Bridgeport Region:

Spokane Region:

Witchita Region:

The field this year should be uber-competitive thanks to multiple contending teams at the top of the bracket. South Carolina finished the regular season ranked No. 1 in the AP poll followed by Stanford and NC State, who also received votes for the top spot.

The Cardinal are the defending champions after beating Arizona in last year’s title game. Recent winners like South Carolina, Baylor and Tennessee are lurking as well.

Meanwhile, conference champions like Longwood, IUPUI and Incarnate Word are making their first-ever tournament appearances.

This year’s tournament will begin on March 16 and 17 with the First Four. The first and second rounds will take place from March 18-21. The Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight are scheduled for March 25-28 in Bridgeport, Greensboro, Wichita and Spokane. The Final Four is on April 1 and the championship game will be played on April 3 at the Target Center in Minneapolis.

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