September 26, 2023

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NCAA women’s tournament preview: March Madness story lines to watch

Good morning. I’m Dan Gartland, still reeling from a wild first full day of March Madness. 

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What you need to know about the women’s tournament

Today might be the best day on the sports calendar all year. Between the second day of first-round men’s games and the opening day of the women’s round of 64, there are 32 Division I tournament games on TV today, tipping off between 11:30 a.m. ET and 10 p.m. ET.

I’m proud of how SI has ratcheted up its coverage of women’s sports in recent years, particularly on the WNBA and women’s college game. Ben Pickman covers both sports for us and has been churning out tournament analysis all week. As we prepare for the tournament to tip off, I asked Ben to share some of that inside with SI:AM readers. My questions to him are below in bold, followed by his answers.