Black Bears Wait For WNIT Opponent
The UMaine women's basketball team will find out tonight who, where and when they play in the Women's NIT Tournament. The 64-team field gets announced late tonight, after the NCAA field is set.
One thing we do know is that the first round must be played in the window of Wednesday through Friday this week.
It is possible Maine could host a first round game.
Here's a list of teams alaready in the WNIT field...
WNIT AUTOMATIC QUALIFIERS:
Abilene Christian (25-3), Southland
Bethune-Cookman (18-12), MEAC
Bucknell (24-7), Patriot
Drexel (19-13), Colonial
Fresno State (21-11), MWC
Liberty (20-12), Big South
Maine (26-8, America East
Mercer (24-8), Southern
Milwaukee (19-12), Horizon
Montana State (21-9), Big Sky
Northern Iowa (22-10), Missouri Valley
Ohio (24-6), MAC
Quinnipiac (24-8), MAAC
Sacred Heart (20-12), Northeast
South Dakota (26-6), Summit
Southern (19-11), SWAC
UC Riverside (23-8), Big West
UT Martin (21-9), OVC
UT Rio Grande Valley, WAC
NOTE: ESPN bracketologist Charlie Creme predicts America East winner UAlbany will be a #13 seed and will play #4 Syracuse. The NCAA Selection Show is at 7pm tonight.