UConn, Notre Dame and South Carolina come into the tournament having won their respective conference regular season and tournament championships.
The Huskies enter the championship having won 107 straight games, the longest streak in team and NCAA Division I women’s or men’s basketball history.
And the road to a 5th straight National Championship starts Saturday.
The Lexington Regional (Rupp Arena, Lexington, Kentucky) and the Oklahoma City Regional (Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) will be played on Friday, March 24 and Sunday, March 26, while the Bridgeport Regional (Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport, Connecticut) and the Stockton Regional (Stockton Arena, Stockton, California) will be held Saturday, March 25 and Monday, March 27.
UConn is the four-time defending national champion after claiming the title in Indianapolis, Indiana with an 82-51 win over Syracuse in the 2016 title game.