NCAA Women's Final Four Bracket Is Set: Here's the Top 5 Players To Watch

NCAA Women's Final Four Bracket Is Set: Here's the Top 5 Players To Watch

The Women's NCAA Final Four is set for April 5 in Cleveland, OH. Here's a look at the bracket and the key players in the Final Four.

Apr 3, 2024 by Deondre Hayes

The matchups for the NCAA Women's Final Four are set for April 5 in Cleveland, Ohio and will feature the biggest names in Women's College Basketball such as Caitlin Clark, Paige Bueckers and more. The remaining four teams are just one step closer to the NCAA Women's Championship scheduled for April 7. 

The games in the Elite Eight were all nail bitters and even included a rematch of the 2023 NCAA Championship game between Iowa and LSU. Iowa, UConn, NC State, and South Carolina are the last four dancing and are loaded with the nations best players.

Here's a look at the brackets for the 2024 NCAA Women's Basketball Final Four and the best players to watch.

NCAA Women's Final Four Bracket

  • No.1 South Carolina vs. No.3 NC State  Friday, April 5 at 7:00 PM 
  • No.1 Iowa vs. No.3 UConn Friday, April 5 at 9:30 PM
  • NCAA Women's National Championship Game Sunday, April 7, 3 p.m. 

All Times Eastern 

Top Players to Watch in NCAA Women's Final Four

The Final Four hosts UConn, Iowa, South Carolina, and NC State all of which have some of the nation's best players and multiple WNBA Prospect as well. This year's Final Four is poised to be a great display of the skill and development in the women's game. 

Here's a look at some the key players to know going into the NCAA Final Four and NCAA Championship.

Caitlin Clark Of Iowa Women's Basketball

Clark is the biggest name in college basketball this year and rightfully so. Earlier this year she broke the all-time NCAA scoring record and broke Stephen Curry's 3-point record. Clark is the No.1 pick on every WNBA Draft board across the country.

Clark is coming off a 41 point and 12 assist performance vs. No.3 seed LSU in the Elite Eight. 


Aaliyah Edwards of UConn Women's Basketball

Edwards has been having a career year at UConn averaging 17 ppg on 59% shooting from the field. 

This ranks Edwards in the top 15 for field goal percentage across the NCAA. Paired with Paige Bueckers, Edwards could have an explosive NCAA Tournament. She is a solidified first rounder and potential lottery pick on WNBA Draft boards. 

Paige Bueckers Of UConn Women's Basketball

Bueckers has been hot this March Madness for the Huskies and is coming off a 28 point and 10 rebound game vs. No.1 seed USC.UConn fell short of the Final Four last season when Bueckers was out with an ACL injury. Since then, Bueckers has been finding her stride again this post season and proving to still be one of the best in the country.


Bueckers was the No.1 recruit in the 2020 High School rankings over Caitlin Clark, Angel Reese and Cameron Brink.

Just a month ago Bueckers announced she would be returning to UConn for another season, prior to her decision she was a top 3 pick on every WNBA Mock Draft board. 

Kamilla Cardoso Of South Carolina Women's Basketball

Cardoso is a pro ready center at 6-foot-7 who has been leading the Gamecocks as they remain undefeated on the season. She leads the team in scoring averaging 14 ppg along with six rebounds per game. 

With her size and physicality, she has already drawn comparisons similar to Brittney Griner and Aliyah Boston. Cardoso is solidified first rounder and potential lottery pick on WNBA Draft boards.

Kate Martin of Iowa Women's Basketball

Martin adds to the fire right behind Caitlin Clark and is shooting 38% from deep on the season. Martin is averaging 13.1 points and 6.8 rebounds for the Hawkeyes.  

In her last game vs. LSU Martin scored 21 points while shooting 50% from the field.

Martin will continue to play a key role this postseason as her ability to knock down shots will provide spacing too Clark and others. 

Where Will The Women's NCAA Championship Game Be Played?

Cleveland, Ohio at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. 

What Day Is The Women's NCAA Championship Game?

The Women's NCAA Championship game will be played on April 7, at 3 PM EST.

When Is The WNBA Draft 2024?

The WNBA Draft is scheduled for April 15 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Brooklyn, New York.  

This marks the first time the WNBA Draft will be a seated event with fans in attendance since the 2014-2016 drafts held at Mohegan Sun Arena. 

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