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Wednesday, March 19
Updated: March 22, 12:16 PM ET
ESPN coverage map: Saturday, March 22

ESPN's exclusive national coverage of the NCAA women's basketball tournament will feature all 63 games, either on ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPN Full Court. The maps below detail home market protected games -- areas which will see their home-market games in their entirety. The rest of the country will be part of ESPN's Whiparound coverage, where ESPN and ESPN2 will take viewers to the best action from different games.

All first- and second-round games are available in their entirety to cable and satellite subscribers through ESPN Full Court.

11 a.m.-1 p.m. ET (ESPN)

Regionalization/Home Market Protection: In the home markets of the competing teams, ESPN or ESPN2 will televise the game of local interest. While constant updates from the other games will be provided, the networks, for the most part, will not switch to another game during live action, thereby establishing home market protection. The games listed below are scheduled to be shown in their entirety in their home-market areas:
Black: Whiparound Coverage: Multiple games (as many as four) on ESPN (games will have staggered tip times). During those windows, the networks plan to "whiparound" to the best action from different games for viewers in most of the nation. Each window will start with one particular game and the networks plan frequent switches to and updates from other games as action dictates.
Red (Alabama St. vs. Tennessee): States of Alabama and Tennessee
Yellow (Old Dominion vs. Boston College): States of Massachusetts and Virginia plus parts of Southern New Hampshire and Vermont


11 a.m.-1 p.m. ET (ESPN2)

Regionalization/Home Market Protection: In the home markets of the competing teams, ESPN or ESPN2 will televise the game of local interest. While constant updates from the other games will be provided, the networks, for the most part, will not switch to another game during live action, thereby establishing home market protection. The games listed below are scheduled to be shown in their entirety in their home-market areas:
Black: Whiparound Coverage: Multiple games (as many as four) on ESPN2 (games will have staggered tip times). During those windows, the networks plan to "whiparound" to the best action from different games for viewers in most of the nation. Each window will start with one particular game and the networks plan frequent switches to and updates from other games as action dictates.
Purple (Georgia Tech vs. Virginia Tech): States of Georgia and Virginia except for city of Lynchburg, Va.
Green (Western Kentucky vs. Rutgers): State of Kentucky and part of Southern Indiana in the Louisville area; State of New Jersey plus Southeastern Pennsylvania (including metropolitan Philadelphia) and Northeastern Delaware


1-3:30 p.m. ET (ESPN2)

Regionalization/Home Market Protection: In the home markets of the competing teams, ESPN or ESPN2 will televise the game of local interest. While constant updates from the other games will be provided, the networks, for the most part, will not switch to another game during live action, thereby establishing home market protection. The games listed below are scheduled to be shown in their entirety in their home-market areas:
Black: Whiparound Coverage: Multiple games (as many as four) on ESPN2 (games will have staggered tip times). During those windows, the networks plan to "whiparound" to the best action from different games for viewers in most of the nation. Each window will start with one particular game and the networks plan frequent switches to and updates from other games as action dictates.
Blue (Illinois vs. Virginia): States of Illinois and Virginia plus the metropolitan Washington D.C. area
Orange (Liberty vs. Vanderbilt): State of Tennessee plus parts of Northwestern Mississippi, Eastern Arkansas and Southwest Kentucky plus the city of Lynchburg,Va.
Pink (Charlotte vs. Georgia): State of Georgia plus metropolitan Charlotte, N.C.
Brown (Valparaiso vs. Purdue): Entire state of Indiana


9-11 p.m. ET (ESPN2)

Regionalization/Home Market Protection: In the home markets of the competing teams, ESPN or ESPN2 will televise the game of local interest. While constant updates from the other games will be provided, the networks, for the most part, will not switch to another game during live action, thereby establishing home market protection. The games listed below are scheduled to be shown in their entirety in their home-market areas:
Black: Whiparound Coverage: Multiple games (as many as four) on ESPN2 (games will have staggered tip times). During those windows, the networks plan to "whiparound" to the best action from different games for viewers in most of the nation. Each window will start with one particular game and the networks plan frequent switches to and updates from other games as action dictates.
Red (Washington vs. Wisconsin-Green Bay, tipoff pushed to 10 p.m. ET): Entire state of Washington plus Eastern Wisconsin including Milwaukee and Green Bay metropolitan areas
Yellow (Tulane vs. Minnesota, tipoff pushed to 10 p.m. ET): States of Louisiana and Minnesota
Purple (Manhattan vs. Mississippi St.): State of Mississippi and the City of New York (all 5 boroughs)
Green (Austin Peay vs. North Carolina): State of North Carolina and Central Tennessee (metropolitan Nashville) including part of Southwest Kentucky


11 p.m.-1:30 a.m. ET (ESPN2)

Regionalization/Home Market Protection: In the home markets of the competing teams, ESPN or ESPN2 will televise the game of local interest. While constant updates from the other games will be provided, the networks, for the most part, will not switch to another game during live action, thereby establishing home market protection. The games listed below are scheduled to be shown in their entirety in their home-market areas:
Black: Whiparound Coverage: Multiple games (as many as four) on ESPN or ESPN2 (games will have staggered tip times). During those windows, the networks plan to "whiparound" to the best action from different games for viewers in most of the nation. Each window will start with one particular game and the networks plan frequent switches to and updates from other games as action dictates.
Blue (SW Texas St. vs. LSU, tipoff pushed to 12:30 a.m.): State of Louisiana and Southeast and South Central Texas (including San Antonio, Austin, Houston and Beaumont metropolitan areas)
Orange (Western Michigan vs. Stanford, tipoff pushed to 12:30 a.m.): State of California plus Southern Michigan including the Detroit and Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo metropolitan areas
Pink (Miami vs. New Mexico): State of New Mexico and Central/South Florida including Miami, Ft. Myers, Tampa, West Palm and Naples metropolitan areas
Maroon (BYU vs. Colorado): States of Utah and Colorado




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