NCAA Women's Tournament -- First Round
#13 Akron Zips (23-9, 14-4 MAC) vs. #4 Purdue Boilermakers (21-8, 11-5 Big Ten)
DAY & TIME: Saturday, March 22nd at 1:30 p.m. EST
The game is the second of a doubleheader and will begin approximately 30 minutes after the end of the first, which begins at 11:00 a.m. EST.
WHERE: West Lafayette, Ind.
TV: ESPN2 (Melissa Lee, play-by-play, and Jimmy Dykes, analyst)
The game will be shown in its entirety only to homes in northeast Ohio and all of Indiana. In all other areas, ESPN2 will provide whip-around coverage of all 4 games in this time slot. The other games include Notre Dame vs Robert Morris, DePaul vs Oklahoma and Syracuse vs Chattanooga.
STREAMING: ESPN3.com or the Watch ESPN app.
The game will be shown in its entirety on a nationwide basis via these streaming options.
RADIO: Akron's WARF 1350 AM will carry the game live. You can access their stream for free at SportsRadio1350.com or iHeartRadio. Bill Morgan will do the play-by-play.
HISTORY: This will be the first-ever meeting between these two schools.
WHAT'S NEXT: The winner of this game will face either #5 Oklahoma State or #12 Florida Gulf Coast on Monday in the second round. That game will also be in West Lafayette.
GAME PREVIEW: You can access our comprehensive preview of today's contest HERE.