UTC women's basketball team earns at-large bid to WNIT

UTC women's basketball team earns at-large bid to WNIT

Toledo (17-14) will entertain Horizon League member Wright State (23-10) in a first-round match-up in the 2018 Postseason Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) on Friday, March 16 in Savage Arena. Game time has yet to be announced.

A spot is given to each team that finishes highest in the regular-season conference standings and is not selected for the NCAA tournament.

The Lady Lions (16-15) stumbled down the stretch in conference play over the last six weeks, but were still will awarded a berth into the field by the selection committee.

Overall, Michigan State is 6-0 against UC, stopping the Bearcats, 103-63, on November 27, 2015 at the Junkaroo Jam in the Bahamas.

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UT is one of 32 at-large qualifiers in this year's event and one of three Mid-American Conference representatives (Ball State and Miami) in the 64-team field.

This marks a total of 10 teams from the Big Ten who will be playing postseason basketball this month.

Southern (17-13), the only Southwestern Athletic Conference team to qualify for the WNIT, was defeated 72-68 in Saturday's SWAC tournament championship game by Grambling State in Houston, Texas. That season, MSU played all five games at home, before falling to Marquette 81-66. Overall, the Spartans are 11-4 in the WNIT, including 4-0 in the first round and 4-0 in the second round.

Toledo will be appearing in the Postseason WNIT for a sixth time under 10th-year head coach Tricia Cullop and 11th time overall.

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