Top-4 Seeds Advance to the Oklahoma City Regional

No. 1 Baylor, 2 Mississippi State, 3 Washington and 4 Louisville to play in OKC March 24

OKLAHOMA CITY – The 2017 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Oklahoma City Regional field is now set after No. 3 Washington defeated No. 6 Oklahoma Tuesday night in Seattle, 108-82. Joining Washington in the Oklahoma City Regional are top-seeded Baylor, No. 2 Mississippi State and No. 4 Louisville. The NCAA Women’s Basketball Oklahoma City Regional will begin Friday night, March 24 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.

“Oklahoma City is set up to be the most talented and competitive regional in the NCAA tournament,” said All-Sports Executive Director, Tim Brassfield. “OKC will feature four A.P. ranked top-15 teams, and will feature some of the most elite players in the country - including Washington’s Kelsey Plum, who just broke the NCAA single-season scoring record. There will be some great basketball at the Chesapeake Arena this weekend.”

The regional semifinals are set for 6:00 & 8:30 p.m. on Friday, March 24. Number 2 Mississippi State will play No. 3 Washington at 6:00 p.m. followed by No. 1 Baylor and No. 4 Louisville at 8:30 p.m. The winners of Friday night’s games will advance to the regional final Sunday night at 6:30 p.m. to compete for a spot in the 2017 NCAA Women’s Final Four in Dallas, TX.

All-session tickets to the Oklahoma City Regional are available at www.okcallsports.org/ncaawbb or by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000. Fans can also purchase tickets at the Chesapeake Energy Arena box office, open daily at 10 a.m. All-session side-court tickets are available for $44 with end-court tickets available for $32. Single-session tickets can be purchased and are priced at $24 and $18, respectively.

The 2017 tournament marks the fifth-time Oklahoma City has hosted an NCAA women’s basketball championship regional, as the city also served as a host in 2008, 2009, 2013 and 2015. The Oklahoma City Regional will be co-hosted by Oklahoma City All-Sports and the University of Oklahoma.

For more information on the 2017 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Oklahoma City Regional, visit www.okcallsports.org/ncaawbb.