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ESPN accidentally leaks women’s basketball brackets, Syracuse to host first round

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN – APRIL 03: Head coach Quentin Hillsman of the Syracuse Orange reacts in the fourth quarter against the Washington Huskies during the semifinals of the 2016 NCAA Women’s Final Four Basketball Championship at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on April 3, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Syracuse won 80-59. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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ESPNU accidentally leaked the NCAA women’s basketball brackets for the first round of the tournament.

The matchups were initially supposed to be released at 7 p.m., but after the leak, the NCAA moved the official announcement to 5 p.m. 

Syracuse will host at least two games on Saturday at the Carrier Dome, according to the brackets displayed on ESPN U.

No. 3 Syracuse women’s basketball will play No. 14 seed Fordham. 

No. 6 South Dakota State and No. 11 Quinnipiac will play inside the Carrier Dome as well. 

ESPN apologized for its mistake.

NCAA issued a statement on the Women’s Basketball Twitter. 

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