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2014 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament: How To Watch Akron vs. Purdue - TV Listings, Gametime, Streaming & More

The Zips tip off their first-ever NCAA Women's Tournament appearance this afternoon against the Purdue Boilermakers in West Lafayette, Indiana. Here's how to watch...

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: 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 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.