UConn, South Carolina, Stanford and Louisville are No. 1 seeds in the NCAA’s first 2021 top-16 reveal
UConn, South Carolina, Stanford, and Louisville are top seeds in the NCAA’s first top-16 reveal, a prediction of how the top teams would fare in the 2021 championship bracket if the season ended today. Texas A&M, NC State, Maryland, and Arizona tabbed as the No. 2 seeds.
The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee made the selections. The committee also picked region assignments for all 16 seeds. The second and final reveal is set for Monday, March 1 at halftime of the Baylor-Texas game on ESPN2.
The announcement of the 2021 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship 64-team bracket is set for Monday, March 15 during the ESPN Selection Show (7 p.m. ET).
NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee – February 15 – Top-16 Ranking*
- UConn (No. 1 seed – Region 1)
- South Carolina (No. 1 seed – Region 2)
- Stanford (No. 1 seed – Region 3)
- Louisville (No. 1 seed – Region 4)
- Texas A&M
- NC State
- West Virginia
Region 1 Winner vs. Region 4 Winner
Region 2 Winner vs. Region 3 Winner
1. South Carolina
4. West Virginia
2. NC State
2. Texas A&M
*Ranking and regional assignments based on games played through Sunday, Feb. 14.