NCAA women's bracket 2018

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Track the NCAA women's basketball tournament with our printable bracket as all the action unfolds for the next three weeks. Plenty of the usual suspects were seeded at the top of each region. This spring marks the first time the team has earned a No. 1 seed, and with both SC and UConn on the opposite side of the bracket in the same region, the Bulldogs wouldn't face either of their toughest opponents until the championship, should they make it.

The NCAA released its brackets for the upcoming women's basketball tournament Monday night, including the Albany Regional.

Florida State and Georgia are the other top seeds in the Huskies part of the bracket.

Last year, the Huskies also entered the tournament unbeaten and were seen as favorites for the title until their 111-game winning streak came to an end against Mississippi State in the Final Four. Previous year they lost in the Final Four to Mississippi State, ending a run of 111 consecutive victories.

The women's NCAA Tournament field of 64 teams has been revealed, meaning it's time to fill out those brackets.

Though McGraw may not be looking at the later rounds yet, if the Irish do win their two games at home, they will travel West, where No. 4-seed Texas A&M and No. 5-seed DePaul are among the possible Sweet 16 opponents in Spokane. No. 3-seed Ohio State is led by senior guard Kelsey Mitchell, who has been a constant near the top of NCAA scoring lists in her four years in Columbus and looks to climb further up the career points leaderboard while helping the Buckeyes (26-6, 13-3 Big Ten), who will hope to return home for the Final Four, to the NCAA's fifth highest-scoring offense.

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"I don't think that I was thinking No. 1 seed".

Notre Dame (29-3) gets the top seed in Spokane, but would have to play what amounts to a road game in the regional final if No. 2 seeded OR makes it that far. If Notre Dame advances, the Irish would potentially face No. 2 OR if the seeds hold.

The Ducks potentially could stay out west and play in Spokane, where coach Kelly Graves spent many years as Gonzaga's coach.

Louisville won the ACC for the first time this season. The Cardinals open up against Boise State. While the Lady Vols have been in the NCAA Tournament every year since it began in 1982, Nicholls State, Northern Colorado, Mercer and Seattle will be making their first appearances. Buffalo, Creighton, Minnesota and Oklahoma got in.

Oklahoma got in with a 16-14 record - the fewest wins for an at-large team since 2005. "We went through those resumes and their body of work".

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