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Nike Remains At Forefront Of NCAA Women's Tournament, Sponsoring 47 Schools

Nike and its affiliated brands sponsor 47 of the 64 teams in the NCAA Women’s Tournament, down three from 50 in last year's tourney, according to THE DAILY's annual breakdown of the shoe and apparel brands worn in the tourney. Ten teams wear adidas shoes, two fewer than last year. Under Armour gained three teams in the tourney, going from two teams in '12 to five this year. Russell Athletic supplies the jerseys for two schools, half as many as last year, while Jordan Brand jerseys are worn by two teams. Schools in the chart below are listed by region in their seed order. The first round of the women's tournament begins Saturday (THE DAILY).

1) Baylor Nike/Nike 1) Stanford Nike/Nike
2) Tennessee adidas/adidas 2) California Nike/Nike
3) UCLA adidas/adidas 3) Penn State Nike/Nike
4) Purdue Nike/Nike 4) Georgia Nike/Nike
5) Louisville adidas/adidas 5) Iowa State Nike/Nike
6) Oklahoma Nike/Nike 6) LSU Nike/Nike
7) Syracuse Nike/Nike 7) Texas Tech UA/UA
8) Florida State Nike/Nike 8) Michigan adidas/adidas
9) Princeton Nike/Nike 9) Villanova Nike/Nike
10) Creighton Nike/Nike 10) South Florida UA/UA
11) Central Michigan adidas/adidas 11) Green Bay Nike/Nike
12) Middle Tennessee Nike/Nike 12) Gonzaga Nike/Nike
13) Liberty Nike/Nike 13) Montana Nike/Nike
14) Stetson Nike/Nike 14) Cal Poly Nike/Nike
15) Oral Roberts Nike/Nike 15) Fresno State Nike/Jordan
16) Prarie View Nike/Russell 16) Tulsa Nike/Nike
1) Notre Dame adidas/adidas 1) UConn Nike/Nike
2) Duke Nike/Nike 2) Kentucky Nike/Nike
3) Texas A&M adidas/adidas 3) North Carolina Jordan/Jordan
4) South Carolina UA/UA 4) Maryland UA/UA
5) Colorado Nike/Nike 5) Michigan State Nike/Nike
6) Nebraska adidas/adidas 6) Delaware Nike/Nike
7) Oklahoma State Nike/Nike 7) Dayton Nike/Nike
8) Miami Nike/Nike 8) Vanderbilt Nike/Nike
9) Iowa Nike/Nike 9) Saint Joseph's Nike/Nike
10) DePaul Nike/Nike 10) St. John's Nike/Nike
11) Chattanooga Nike/Nike 11) West Virginia Nike/Nike
12) Kansas adidas/adidas 12) Marist Nike/Nike
13) South Dakota State UA/UA 13) Quinnipiac Nike/Nike
14) Wichita State Nike/Nike 14) Albany Nike/Nike
15) Hampton Nike/Russell 15) Navy Nike/Nike
16) Tennessee-Martin adidas/adidas 16) Idaho Nike/Nike