NCAA selection committee will release No. 1 seeds next week

Almost six weeks before Selection Monday, the No. 1 seeds will be named – next Wednesday:

The NCAA women’s basketball selection committee is taking a cue from the College Football Playoff committee this year. It announced Thursday it will be publicly releasing potential tournament seeds before Selection Monday.

The selection committee, which will be meeting in Indianapolis this coming week, will release its top 20 teams to the public on Wednesday. The four No. 1 seeds will be revealed in order, while the remaining 16 teams will be revealed alphabetically.