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2023 March Madness: Women’s Conference Tournament Automatic Bid Tracker

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The road to the 2023 NCAA Women’s Final Four gets underway with conference tournaments all over the country, which will help determine the Field of 68.

The winners of each of those tournaments will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. The NCAA Tournament Committee determines the rest of the field through a selection process. The entire field is revealed on March 12.


The Final Four will be played on March 30 April 2 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The South Carolina Gamecocks are the defending champions.

Conference tournaments began on Feb. 28 and will continue through March 13. The Big 12 Tournament is March 9-12 in Kansas City.

The first automatic bid will be determined on March 4 when the Ohio Valley Conference plays its championship game.

We will track the automatic bids for each conference leading up to Selection Sunday. Below is the tracker, which includes the conference, the day of its championship game and, once its determined, its champion. The list below is in order by the date the automatic bid is decided.

2023 NCAA Women’s Tournament Automatic Bids

America East – Vermont

American Athletic – East Carolina

Atlantic 10 – Saint Louis

ACC – Virginia Tech

ASUN – Florida Gulf Coast

Big 12 – Iowa State

Big East – UConn

Big Sky – Sacramento State

Big South – Gardner-Webb

Big Ten – Iowa

Big West – Hawai’i


CAA – Monmouth

Conference USA – Middle Tennessee

Horizon League – Cleveland State

Ivy League – Princeton

MAAC – Iona

MAC – Toledo

MEAC – Norfolk State

Missouri Valley – Drake

Mountain West – UNLV

Northeast – Sacred Heart

Ohio Valley – Tennessee Tech

Pac-12 – Washington State

Patriot – Holy Cross

SEC – South Carolina

Southern – Chattanooga

Southland – Southeast Louisiana

SWAC – Southern

Summit – South Dakota State

Sun Belt – James Madison

West Coast – Portland

WAC – Southern Utah

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