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Women's Basketball to Participate in Preseason WNIT
The Dukes are one of 16 team chosen to play in the 2012 Preseason WNIT
 
The Dukes are one of 16 team chosen to play in the 2012 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
Davidson
Delaware
Duquesne
Georgetown
Grambling
Illinois State
Iowa
Kennesaw State
Liberty
Memphis
Middle Tennessee State
Morehead State
North Carolina
Northern Illinois
Sacred Heart
Sam Houston State
 

 

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