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Wednesday, March 19
Updated: March 24, 11:08 AM ET
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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.

Noon-2 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 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.
Red (Boston U. vs. UConn): States of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island plus Southern New Hampshire and Vermont and all 5 boroughs of New York City
Yellow (Chattanooga vs. South Carolina): State of South Carolina plus Eastern Tennessee including SE Kentucky, SW North Carolina and NW Georgia
Purple (Hampton vs. Texas): State of Texas plus Metropolitan Norfolk area in states of Virginia and North Carolina
Green (DePaul vs. Utah): State of Utah plus metropolitan Chicago (including parts of Northwest Indiana)


2:30-4:30 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 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 (TCU vs. Michigan State): State of Michigan plus metorpolitan Dallas/Ft. Worth area
Orange (Holy Cross vs. Penn State): Entire state of Pennsylvania plus Metropolitan Boston (including Worcester) and Southern New Hampshire and part of Southern Vermont
Pink (Georgia St. vs. Duke): State of North Carolina plus metropolitan Atlanta (inlcuding part of Northeast Alabama)
Brown (Cincinnati vs. Arkansas): State of Arkansas plus Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton metropolitan areas and parts of Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana


7-9 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 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.
Red (St. Francis, Pa. vs. Villanova): State of Pennsylvania plus Southern New Jersey and Northeastern Delaware
Yellow (SW Missouri St. vs. Texas Tech): Entire state of Texas plus Southwest Missouri (including Springfield and Joplin) and parts of Southeast Kansas

7-9 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 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.
Purple (Notre Dame vs. Arizona): States of Arizona and Indiana, Metropolitan Chicago and part of Southwestern Michigan (Berrien, Cass, St. Joseph and Branch counties)
Green (Weber St. vs. Ohio St.): State of Ohio plus Northern Utah (including metropolitan Salt Lake City)


9-11:30 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 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 (Oklahoma vs. George Washington): State of Oklahoma plus Washington D.C (including MD and VA suburbs) and border areas in West Virginia and Pennsylvania
Orange (Xavier vs. UC Santa Barbara): Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton metropolitan areas, parts of Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana and Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Bakersfield metropolitan areas


9-11:30 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 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.
Pink (Harvard vs. Kansas St): State of Kansas plus Metropolitan Boston, Southern New Hampshire and part of Southern Vermont
Brown (Pepperdine vs. Louisiana Tech): State of Louisiana plus Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Bakersfield metropolitan areas




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