What channel is UConn vs. USC on today? Time, TV schedule to watch women’s NCAA Elite Eight game

One of two highly anticipated Monday Elite Eight matchups, Paige Bueckers’ UConn and Juju Watkins’ USC are set to meet in Portland for a spot in the Final Four.

Watkins was everywhere for the Trojans against Baylor in the Sweet 16, leading all scorers with 30 points. Rayah Marshall also notched a double-double in the 74-70 contest, putting up 11 points and an impressive 16 rebounds. 

For the Huskies, Bueckers also lead all scorers with 24 points against Duke followed by a 12-point, seven-rebound performance from Aaliyah Edwards. Despite shooting under 20 percent from three, UConn caused 23 turnovers in the Sweet 16 matchup to punch its ticket to the Elite Eight.

USC and UConn have met twice before, UConn leading the series 2-0. The last time they played was December 2003, with the Huskies coming out on top narrowly, 72-69.

Diana Taurasi was a member of that top-ranked UConn squad and hit two crucial threes in the final three minutes of the game to push the Huskies over the edge.

Here’s what you need to know about Monday’s matchup between UConn and USC, including broadcast information and start time.

What channel is UConn vs. USC on today?

  • TV channel: ESPN
  • Live stream: Sling

Beth Mowins, Debbie Antonelli and Angel Gray will call the game for ESPN, and the winner will face either LSU or Iowa in the Final Four.

Fans looking to stream UConn vs. USC can watch live on Sling, which will stream every NCAA women’s basketball tournament game in 2024.

UConn vs. USC start time

  • Date: Monday, March 31
  • Time: 9:15 p.m. ET

The NCAA women’s tournament game between UConn and USC is set to tip off at 9:15 p.m. ET from the Moda Center in Portland, Ore.

Entering the tournament as a one seed, USC won its first two tournament games by a combined 50 points. The Trojans handled Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 87-55, in the first round and then proceeded to dominate Kansas, 73-55, in the second.

The No. 3 Huskies beat Jackson State, 86-64, in the first round and routed Syracuse, 72-64, in the second. UConn has participated in 18 of the last 20 Elite Eights excluding 2020’s canceled tournament. This is USC’s third year under head coach Lindsay Gottlieb and its second consecutive tournament appearance.

UConn vs. USC tickets

Tickets to the 2024 NCAA women’s basketball tournament are still available on StubHub. For a complete seating chart for all of the games, check out the link below. 

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Women’s March Madness schedule 2024

Here is the full schedule for the 2024 NCAA women’s basketball tournament:

Round Date
Round 1 March 22-23
Round 2 March 24-25
Sweet 16 March 29-30
Elite Eight March 31-April 1
Final Four April 5
National championship April 7

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