2013 NCAA® WOMEN’S FINAL FOUR® FACTS AND FIGURES
Dates: Sunday, April 7, National Semifinals, 5:30 and 8 p.m. local time (CST) on ESPN. Tuesday, April 9, National Championship, 7:30 p.m. local time (CST) on ESPN.
Site: New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Host Institution: Tulane University.
Co-Hosts: Allstate Sugar Bowl & Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation
Television Broadcast: For the 11th consecutive year, ESPN and ESPN2 will broadcast all 63 games of the 2013 Division I Women’s Basketball Championship. This marks the 18th straight year (since 1996) ESPN is the championship’s exclusive television home. All games will be televised in high definition. The network will offer whiparound‐styled coverage of the first‐ and second‐round games to most of the nation with regionalized/protected coverage in the home markets of the competing teams.
In addition to its national telecast on the ESPN family of networks and availability online via ESPN360.com, the 2013 NCAA Women’s Final Four was distributed to 177 countries around the world.
Radio Broadcast: For the 28th straight year (since 1986) the final three games of the tournament will be broadcast to a national radio audience via the NCAA Radio Network/Westwood One Radio in 2013. Last year, the NCAA Radio Network comprised of 250 stations in the top markets nationwide, including a simulcast on SiriusXM Satellite Radio.
Social Media: Fans of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship are invited to join in via Facebook (NCAAWomensBasketball) and/or Twitter (NCAAWomensBKB).