LSU Lady Tigers to face Central Michigan in NCAA opener

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BATON ROUGE — The third-seeded LSU women’s basketball teams will travel to Columbus, Ohio, for the first round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament to face No. 11 seed Central Michigan (28-4) on Saturday 10 a.m. CT, it was announced on Selection Monday.

All games will be televised on the ESPN family of networks, broadcast on 107.3 FM in Baton Rouge and streamed free on

LSU (19-9, 11-5 SEC) makes its 26th appearance in the NCAA Tournament, its sixth in the past seven seasons.

Check back for the complete bracket and tournament details.

2018 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament

First-Round Games

Spokane Region

at Notre Dame, Ind.
1 Notre Dame vs. 16 CSU Northridge, Fri., 4 p.m. CT, ESPN2
8 South Dakota St. vs. Villanova, Fri., 6:30 p.m. CT, ESPN2

at College Station, Texas
5 DePaul vs. 12 Oklahoma, Fri., 11 a.m. CT, ESPN2
4 Texas A&M vs. 13 Drake, Fri., 1:30 p.m CT, ESPN2

at Columbus, Ohio
6 LSU (19-9) vs. 11 Central Michigan (28-4), Sat., 10 a.m., ESPN2
3 Ohio St. (27-6) vs. 14 George Washington (19-13), Sat., 12:30 p.m. CT, ESPN2

at Eugene, Ore.
7 Green Bay vs. 10 Minnesota, Fri., 4 p.m. CT, ESPN2
2 Oregon vs. 15 Seattle, Fri., 6 p.m. CT, ESPN2

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