Ladyjack Basketball Chosen To Participate In The WNIT
June 27, 2001
NACOGDOCHES, Texas -- The Stephen F. Austin State University Ladyjack basketball team has been chosen to participate in the 2001 Preseason National Invitational Tournament. The prestigious tournament will start November 9 and will end November 19. The WNIT is a 16-team, single elimination tournament for the NCAA Division I schools, annually showcasing some of the top women's college basketball programs in the nation.
Other teams participating in the tournament will include Colorado, Connecticut, Eastern Kentucky, Evansville, Fairfield, Florida International, George Mason, Loyola Marymount, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oral Roberts, Oregon State, Pacific, Stephen F. Austin, Temple and Vanderbilt.
The tournament will begin with the first round games on Friday, November 9 at the campus sites of participating schools. Round two games will be held on November 11 with the semifinals occuring November 14, 15 or 16. The championship will be held Sunday or Monday, November 18 or 19.
The first round pairings are as follows:
Fairfield at Connecticut
Stephen F. Austin at Florida International
Evansville at Temple
George Mason at North Carolina
Pacific at New Mexico
Oral Roberts at Colorado
Loyola Marymount at Oregon State
Eastern Kentucky at Vanderbilt