2011 Women's Basketball Invitational

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The 2011 Women's Basketball Invitational WBI was a single-elimination tournament of 16 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I teams that did not participate in the 2011 NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament or 2011 WNIT. All games are hosted by the higher seed throughout the tournament, unless the higher seed's arena is unavailable. The Championship game is hosted by the school with the higher end of the season RPI. UAB defeated Cal State Bakersfield in the inaugural championship game.[1]

West Region[edit]

#8 IPFW and #7 South Dakota hosted first round games

1st Round
March 17,18
Quarterfinals
March 21
Semi Finals
March 25
                 
1 Cleveland State 73
8 IPFW 62
1 Cleveland State 50
5 Chicago State 68
4 Eastern Illinois 64
5 Chicago State 73
5 Chicago State 92
3 Cal State Bakersfield 93OT
2 Idaho 47
7 South Dakota 62
7 South Dakota 64
3 Cal State Bakersfield 90
3 Cal State Bakersfield 83
6 Northern Colorado 74

East Region[edit]

#5 Morehead State, and #7 Central Arkansas hosted first round games
#3 Elon hosted quarterfinal game
#5 Manhattan hosted semifinal game

1st Round
March 17,18
Quarterfinals
March 21
Semi Finals
March 25
                 
1 Wright State 82
8 Buffalo 79
1 Wright State 73
5 Manhattan 75
4 Sacred Heart 48
5 Manhattan 52
5 Manhattan 43
2 UAB 62
2 UAB 58
7 Central Arkansas 54
2 UAB 59
3 Elon 50
3 Elon 103
6 USC Upstate 72

WBI Championship Game[edit]

Hosted by UAB

Championship Game
March 27
     
3W Cal State Bakersfield 60
2E UAB 68

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 WBI Bracket". womensbasketballinvitational.com. Retrieved 13 March 2012.