Women's Basketball to Participate in Preseason WNIT
July 10, 2012
FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Duquesne has been selected as one of 16 teams to participate in the Preseason Women's National Invitation Tournament.
The Preseason WNIT kicks off the 2012-13 women's college basketball season and will be played Nov. 9-18 in a 3-game guarantee championship format. The bracket will be announced on July 17.
The event opens Nov. 9 with first-round games. Second-round games will be played Nov. 11; semifinals will be Nov. 14-15; and the championship is set for Sunday, Nov. 18.
Teams that lose in the first two rounds will play consolation games on the second weekend, Nov. 16-17. All games are hosted by participating schools.
"This is a great honor to be chosen to participate in the Preseason WNIT," said head coach Suzie McConnell-Serio. "We are very excited to be playing in the tournament. This is a tremendous opportunity for our players and we are looking forward to some excellent competition."
2012 PRESEASON WNIT PARTICIPANTS
Middle Tennessee State
Sam Houston State