Stags Tip Off March Madness at Texas, TONIGHT on ESPN 2

Stags Tip Off March Madness at Texas, TONIGHT on ESPN 2

The 2022 MAAC Champion Stags

Fairfield Women’s Basketball Heads to First NCAA Tournament Since 2001

Fairfield University Women’s Basketball — the 2022 MAAC Champions — will challenge the host University of Texas tonight: Friday, March 18, in the NCAA Championship First Round. The 15th-seeded Stags and second-seeded Longhorns tip off at 8 p.m. (ET) from Austin live on ESPN 2.

The Stags are making their first appearance in March Madness since 2001, when they received an at-large bid to the tournament. Fairfield’s 2022 MAAC Championship win — a 73-68 triumph over Manhattan this past weekend in Atlantic City — was the squad’s first conference crown since 1998.

Fairfield brings a 15-game winning streak to Austin which has fueled a 25-6 overall record and a 19-1 MAAC tally. The Stags’ 25 wins are tied for the most in program history.

Texas — the second-seeded team in the Spokane regional — is ranked #7 in the nation and has won its last 11 games, including a run to the Big XII Championship. The Longhorns are 26-6 overall and 12-3 on their home court.

The other side of this weekend’s bracket features the University of Utah and the University of Arkansas, with the winners meeting on Sunday for a place in the Sweet Sixteen.

Fairfield Women's Basketball at Texas

Date: Friday, March 18, 2022
Time: 8 p.m. (ET)
Location: Erwin Events Center, Austin, Texas

Additional Details:

Live on ESPN 2.

Tags:  Top Stories,  Athletics

Last modified: 03-18-22 10:35 AM

20220318

Recent News

Fairfield University Celebrates Class of 2022 at 72nd Commencement Exercises

Read the Article

Stags Win Regular Season Title, Play for MAAC Crown This Weekend

Read the Article

Two Class of 2022 Graduates Named Fulbright Scholars

Read the Article

Fairfield Hosts NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship This Weekend, May 28-30

Read the Article

Annual Cinefest Film Festival Event Celebrates Student Work

Read the Article

Register to Run: Fairfield Road Races, June 4 & 5

Read the Article

Fairfield’s Philip Eliasoph, PhD, Featured on Art and Crime Podcast

Read the Article

Search Results