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IOWA CITY, Iowa - The University of Iowa women’s basketball team will be a No. 1 Seed in the Albany Regional and will host the 2024 NCAA First and Second Rounds in Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, March 23 and Monday, March 25.

The Hawkeyes earned a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament three times in school history (1988, 1992, and 2024). Iowa is 2-2 all-time in the NCAA Tournament as a one-seed. Iowa has hosted the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament seven times dating back to 2013.

Iowa will take on the winner of 16-seed’s Holy Cross and UT-Martin, which will take place in Iowa City on Thursday. The Hawkeyes (29-4; 15-3) will face the winner of the play-in game on Saturday.

Carver-Hawkeye Arena will also host a first-round matchup between eighth-seeded West Virginia and ninth-seeded Princeton on Saturday. The winner of the first round games will meet on Monday. Game times and TV designation will be released at a separate time.

As a reminder, tickets are all digital for the tournament and accessible via the Hawkeyes Sports App. There is no public sale of tickets for the general public for games except the play-in game in Iowa City. Both sessions on Friday and Sunday are sold out. Every ticket sold on SeatGeek (secondary market) is verified and trusted, and all tickets sold are backed by SeatGeek’s Buyer Guarantee.