Notre Dame Athletics | August 23, 2018
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The 2018-19 Notre Dame women’s basketball schedule continued to take shape on Thursday when bd Global announced the pairings for the Vancouver Showcase, beginning on Thanksgiving Day.
The reigning 2018 national champions will open the showcase against the two-time defending West Coast Conference champion Gonzaga on Thursday, Nov. 22 at 3 pm. ET at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
The tournament features six teams that competed in this past season’s NCAA Tournament, including three teams that reached the Elite Eight in Notre Dame, South Carolina and Oregon State. The Irish are ranked No. 1 in ESPN’s early top-25 for 2018-19, with the Beavers checking in at No. 12, followed by the Gamecocks at No. 15.
In addition, Gonzaga, Western Kentucky and Drake all won their respective conference tournaments.
The pairings for the women's tournament are as follows (all times listed in Eastern Time)
- Notre Dame vs. Gonzaga - 3 p.m.
- Drake vs. Rutgers - 5:30 p.m.
- South Carolina vs. ETSU - 9 p.m.
- Oregon State vs. Western Kentucky - 11:30 p.m.
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