2010 Women's National Invitation Tournament

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The 2010 Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) is a single-elimination tournament of 64 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I teams that did not participate in the 2010 NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament. The tournament is played entirely on campus sites. The highest ranked team in each conference that did not receive a bid to the NCAA Tournament received an automatic bid to this tournament. The remaining slots were filled by the WNIT Selection Committee.

2010 Preseason WNIT[edit]

At the beginning of the season, there is a Preseason WNIT.

Round 1[edit]

  • The games for round one were played on November 13.

Bracket 1[edit]

  • New Mexico 81, Northern Colorado 59
  • Florida Gulf Coast 66, UTEP 54
  • Georgia Tech 63, Winthrop 30
  • Oklahoma State 67, Arkansas Little-Rock 58

Bracket 2[edit]

  • Ohio State 91, Eastern Illinois 68[1]
  • Bowling Green 76, Chicago State 41[2]
  • Marist 80, North Carolina A&T 64
  • West Virginia 79, Towson 42[3]

Round 2[edit]

  • The games for round one were played on November 15 and 16.

Bracket 1[edit]

  • New Mexico 80, Florida Gulf Coast 64[4]
  • Oklahoma State 70, Georgia Tech 64

Bracket 2[edit]

  • Ohio State 91, Bowling Green 72
  • West Virginia 55 Marist 50

Semifinals and finals[edit]

Semifinals
November 18-19
Finals
November 22
           
Ohio State 92
West Virginia 69
Ohio State 93[5]
Oklahoma State 72
Oklahoma State 70
New Mexico 56

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Note: Asterisk denotes home team

Consolation rounds[edit]

Rounds 1&2[edit]

  • Friday, Nov. 20
    • North Carolina A&T 62, Chicago State 57
    • UTEP 84, Eastern Illinois 80
    • Towson 56, Winthrop 46
    • Arkansas-Little Rock 55, Northern Colorado 43
  • Saturday, Nov. 21
    • Chicago State 45, Winthrop 41
    • Eastern Illinois 74, Northern Colorado 70
    • Towson 74, NCA&T 69
    • UALR 64, UTEP 40

Round 3[edit]

  • Saturday, November 21
    • Marist 70, Bowling Green 65
    • Georgia Tech 58, Florida Gulf Coast 48

2010 Postseason WNIT[edit]

The 2010 Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) was a single-elimination tournament of 64 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I teams that did not participate in the 2010 NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament. The 42nd annual tournament was played from March 17, 2010 to April 3, 2010, entirely on campus sites. The highest ranked team in each conference that did not receive a bid to the NCAA Tournament received an automatic bid to this tournament. The remaining slots were filled by the WNIT Selection Committee.

Participants[edit]

Automatic bids[edit]

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2010 WNIT Automatic Bids
Legend School Conference
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Boston
America East
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Charlotte
Atlantic 10
3
Wake Forest
Atlantic Coast
4
Florida Gulf Coast
Atlantic Sun
5
Texas Tech
Big 12
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Providence
Big East
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Eastern Washington
Big Sky
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Gardner-Webb
Big South
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Purdue
Big Ten
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UC Davis
Big West
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Old Dominion
Colonial
12
Houston
Conference USA
13
Butler
Horizon
14
Harvard
Ivy League
15
North Carolina A&T
MEAC
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Iona
Metro Atlantic
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Toledo
Mid-American
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Illinois State
Missouri Valley
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Brigham Young
Mountain West
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Robert Morris
Northeast
21
Eastern Illinois
Ohio Valley
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California
Pac-10
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American
Patriot
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Florida
SEC
25
Samford
Southern
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Stephen F. Austin
Southland
27
Oral Roberts
Summit
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Western Kentucky
Sun Belt
29
Prairie View A&M
SWAC
30
Nevada
WAC
31
Saint Mary's
West Coast

At-Large bids[edit]

Legend School Conference
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Arizona State
Pac-10
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Creighton
Missouri Valley
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Delaware
Colonial
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Drexel
Colonial
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Duquesne
Atlantic 10
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East Carolina
Conference USA
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Eastern Michigan
Mid-American
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Hofstra
Colonial
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Illinois
Big Ten
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Kansas
Big 12
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Kent State
Mid-American
12
Marquette
Big East
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Maryland
Atlantic Coast
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Miami
Atlantic Coast
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Michigan
Big Ten
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Mississippi
SEC
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Missouri State
Missouri Valley
18
New Mexico
Mountail West
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New Mexico State
WAC
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Northwestern
Big Ten
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Oregon
Pac-10
22
Penn State
Big Ten
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Pepperdine
West Coast
24
Pittsburgh
Big East
25
Richmond
Atlantic 10
26
Saint Joseph's
Atlantic 10
27
Southern Methodist
Conference USA
28
South Florida
Big East
29
St. Bonaventure
Atlantic 10
30
Syracuse
Big East
31
Utah
Mountain West
32
Virginia Commonwealth
Colonial
33
Wyoming
Mountain West

Brackets[edit]

Results to date (* indicates game went to overtime):

Region 1[edit]

First round
March 17-21
Second round
March 21-23
Regional semifinals
March 25
Regional finals
March 27
                       
Oregon 95
Eastern Washington 66
Oregon 93
New Mexico 67
New Mexico 66
Southern Methodist 51
Oregon 57
California 71
California 74*
UC Davis 69
California 64
Utah 54
St. Mary's 53
Utah 66
California 76
BYU 50
Arizona State 84
New Mexico St. 61
Arizona State 53
BYU 61
BYU 62
Pepperdine 58
BYU 67
Wyoming 63
Texas Tech 80
Houston 77
Texas Tech 57
Wyoming 68*
Wyoming 74
Nevada 53

Region 2[edit]

First round
March 17-19
Second round
March 21-22
Regional semifinals
March 25
Regional finals
March 28
                       
Illinois State 57
Butler 54
Illinois State 59
Purdue 57
Purdue 56
Eastern Michigan 50
Illinois State 71
Kansas 51
Kansas 82
Prairie View A&M 70
Kansas 71
Creighton 68
Creighton 76
Stephen F. Austin 65
Illinois State 53
Illinois 50
Marquette 85
Eastern Illinois 56
Marquette 72
Illinois 74*
Western Kentucky 51
Illinois 68
Illinois 65
Missouri State 53
Missouri State 75
Oral Roberts 53
Missouri State 75
Samford 54
Samford 66
Mississippi 65

Region 3[edit]

First round
March 17-19
Second round
March 21-22
Regional semifinals
March 25
Regional finals
March 28
                       
Maryland 88
Iona 53
Maryland 87
East Carolina 52
Drexel 76
East Carolina 78*
Maryland 64
Providence 77
Boston University 58
Providence 64
Providence 76
Old Dominion 61
Old Dominion 63
American 55
Providence 65
Miami (FL) 73
Charlotte 74
Gardner-Webb 60
Charlotte 70
North Carolina A&T 79
Wake Forest 49
North Carolina A&T 73
North Carolina A&T 77
Miami (FL) 84
Florida 61
South Florida 54
Florida 64
Miami (FL) 77
Miami (FL) 70
Florida Gulf Coast 57

Region 4[edit]

First round
March 18-19
Second round
March 21-22
Regional semifinals
March 25-26
Regional finals
March 28
                       
St. Bonaventure 76
Robert Morris 50
St. Bonaventure 62
Northwestern 66
Northwestern 79
Duquesne 72
Northwestern 44
Michigan 65
Michigan 69
Kent State 34
Michigan 72
Toledo 57
Toledo 70
Pittsburgh 58
Michigan 78
Syracuse 52
Syracuse 87
Harvard 68
Syracuse 69
Richmond 55
Delaware 49
Richmond 67
Syracuse 74
VCU 59
Saint Joseph's 63
VCU 74
VCU 84
Hofstra 65
Penn State 68
Hofstra 76

Semifinals & Final[edit]

Semifinals
March 31-April 1
Championship
April 3
Haas Pavilion,
Berkeley, California
           
California 61
Illinois State 45
California 73
Miami (FL) 61
Miami (FL) 76
Michigan 59

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