March Madness schedule, odds and TV info for Friday’s women’s NCAA Tournament Final Four games

Outside of the upstart Arizona Wildcats, the Final Four of the women's NCAA Tournament is decidedly chalk. 

Three No. 1 seeds – the Connecticut Huskies, South Carolina Gamecocks and Stanford Cardinal – join Arizona in Friday's national semifinals in San Antonio.

South Carolina – winners of the last women's NCAA Tournament in 2019 – square off against Stanford (6 p.m. ET), which overcame a double-digit halftime deficit in the Elite Eight against Louisville to reach the Final Four.

Arizona is in the women's Final Four for the first time ever. The Wildcats' reward: a showdown with Connecticut (9:30 p.m. ET), owners of a record 11 national championships in women's college basketball. This also represents a record 13th consecutive Final Four berth for UConn.

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UConn's Paige Bueckers (5) scored a game-high 28 points in the Huskies' Elite Eight win over Baylor. (Photo: Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports)

Here's everything you need to know about Friday's women's NCAA Tournament Final Four games (all times Eastern and all betting odds via BetMGM as of 8 p.m. Thursday): 

No. 1 Stanford vs. No. 1 South Carolina

Time: 6 p.m. Location: Alamodome, San Antonio. 


How to stream:Watch ESPN, fuboTV.

Odds: Stanford -6; over/under: 133.5. 

How they got here: Stanford defeated No. 16 Utah Valley 87-44 in first round, No. 8 Oklahoma State 72-62 in second round, No. 5 Missouri State 89-62 in Sweet 16 and No. 2 Louisville 78-63 in Elite Eight; South Carolina defeated No. 16 Mercer 79-53 in first round, No. 8 Oregon State 59-42 in second round, No. 5 Georgia Tech 76-65 in Sweet 16 and No. 6 Texas 62-34 in Elite Eight.

No. 1 Connecticut vs. No. 3 Arizona

Time: 9:30 p.m. Location: Alamodome, San Antonio. 


How to stream:Watch ESPN, fuboTV.

Odds: Connecticut -13.5; over/under: 128.5.

How they got here: Connecticut defeated No. 16 High Point 102-59 in first round, No. 8 Syracuse 83-47 in second round, No. 5 Iowa 92-72 in Sweet 16 and No. 2 Baylor 69-67 in Elite Eight; Arizona defeated No. 14 Stony Brook 79-44 in first round, No. 11 BYU 52-46 in second round, No. 2 Texas A&M 74-59 in Sweet 16 and No. 4 Indiana 66-53 in Elite Eight.

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