Hawkeyes Earn No. 2 Seed, Host SE Louisiana in NCAA First Round

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa women’s basketball team will be a No. 2 seed in the Seattle Regional and will host the 2023 NCAA First and Second Rounds in Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, March 17 and Sunday, March 19.

Iowa earned its third two-seed bid since 2019 and the fifth time in program history. The Hawkeyes are 9-4 in the NCAA Tournament as a two seed (1993, 1996, 2019, 2022).

The Hawkeyes (26-6; 15-3) will take on 15th-seeded SE Louisiana (21-9; 14-4) on Friday. Carver-Hawkeye Arena will also host a first-round matchup between seventh-seeded Florida State and 10th-seeded Georgia on Friday. The winner of the first-round games will meet on Sunday. Game times and TV designation will be released at a separate time.

Fans are encouraged to buy tickets online. All session pricing begins at $30 for adults, $14 for seniors (50 and above), and $14 youth (18 and under).

Tickets will be available for purchase on March 13 at 9 a.m. (CT). As a reminder, tickets are all digital for the tournament and accessible via the Hawkeyes Sports App.