2011 Women's National Invitation Tournament

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The 2011 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 2011 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 12.

Bracket 1[edit]

  • Purdue* 93, Austin Peay 53[1]
  • Toledo* 71, St. Francis (PA) 66[2]
  • South Dakota State* 87, Utah Valley 38[3]
  • Hampton 69, James Madison* 64[4]

Bracket 2[edit]

  • DePaul* 84, Valparaiso 53[5]
  • Missouri State* 83, Lamar 60[6]
  • Charlotte* 72, Iona 40[7]
  • Florida* 77, Central Florida 67[8]

Round 2[edit]

  • The games for round two were played on November 15.

Bracket 1[edit]

  • Purdue* 79, Toledo 66[9]
  • South Dakota State* 76, Hampton 64[10]

Bracket 2[edit]

  • DePaul 82, Missouri State* 66[11]
  • Florida* 76, Charlotte 70[12]

Semifinals and Finals[edit]

Semifinals
November 17–18
Finals
November 21
           
Purdue* 73
South Dakota State 40
Purdue* 67[13]
DePaul 58
DePaul* 74
Florida 73

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Note: Asterisk denotes home team

Consolation Bracket[edit]

Round 1[edit]

  • The games for Consolation round one were played on Friday, November 19.
    • Central Florida 59, Iona 48
    • James Madison 64, St. Francis (PA) 49
    • Valparaiso 72, Austin Peay 57
    • Lamar 83, Utah Valley 66

Round 2[edit]

  • The games for Consolation round two were played on Saturday, November 20.
    • James Madison 82, Central Florida 78 (OT)
    • Lamar 74, Valparaiso 58
    • St. Francis (PA) 77, Iona 64
    • Austin Peay 73, Utah Valley 69

Round 3[edit]

  • The games for Consolation round three were played on November 19 or 20.
    • Charlotte 64, Hampton 57
    • Missouri State 73, Toledo 69

2011 Postseason WNIT[edit]

The 2011 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 43rd annual tournament was played from March 16, 2011 to April 2, 2011, 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]

Brackets[edit]

Results to date (* by score indicates game went to overtime; H indicates host school):

Region 1[edit]

First round
March 16–18
Second round
March 19–21
Regional semifinals
March 23–24
Regional finals
March 27
                       
Colorado 71
UC Riverside 62
Colorado 81
California 65
Cal Poly 60
California 74
Colorado 70
Wyoming 58
Oklahoma State 81
Pepperdine 74
Oklahoma State 71
Wyoming 75
Wyoming 79
Portland State 44
H Colorado 70
Southern California 87
H Southern California 67
UC Santa Barbara 64
Southern California 78
H Nevada 59
St. Mary's 62
Nevada 65
Southern California 62
H BYU 50
Utah State 103
Arizona 95
Utah State 63
BYU 102
BYU 75
Denver 60

Region 2[edit]

First round
March 16–18
Second round
March 19–21
Regional semifinals
March 23–24
Regional finals
March 27
                       
Wisconsin 68
Butler 48
H Wisconsin 59
Illinois State 62
H Illinois State 72
Central Michigan 59
H Illinois State 79
Duquesne 66
Duquesne 64
Kent State 56
Duquesne 80
Kansas 63
Kansas 79
Wichita State 58
H Illinois State 60
Arkansas 49
Missouri State 76
Rice 65
Missouri State 64
Arkansas 65
Arkansas 91
Lamar 65
Arkansas 78
Oral Roberts 59
Tulane 61
Southern 31
Tulane 86
Oral Roberts 92
TCU 74
Oral Roberts 78

Region 3[edit]

First round
March 16–18
Second round
March 19–21
Regional semifinals
March 23–24
Regional finals
March 27
                       
St. Bonaventure 77
Lehigh 43
St. Bonaventure 50
Syracuse 63
Syracuse 77
Monmouth 53
H Syracuse 72
Eastern Michigan 63
H Eastern Michigan 67
Michigan 59
Eastern Michigan 63
H UNC Wilmington 54
Richmond 54
UNC Wilmington 63
Syracuse 68
H Toledo 71*
Northwestern 89
Creighton 63
Northwestern 70
Alabama 72
Memphis 69
Alabama 80
Alabama 59
H Toledo 74
Tennessee Tech 54
Auburn 68
Auburn 52
H Toledo 67
H Toledo 58
Delaware 55

Region 4[edit]

First round
March 16–18
Second round
March 19–21
Regional semifinals
March 24
Regional finals
March 26
                       
Yale 61
Boston College 85
Boston College 86
St. Joseph's 59
St. Joseph's 72
VCU 66
Boston College 48
Virginia 53
Old Dominion 65
Loyola-Maryland 67
Loyola-Maryland 49
Virginia 71
Virginia 69
Morgan State 56
H Virginia 74
Charlotte 79
Charlotte 62
Liberty 56
Charlotte 69
South Carolina 57
South Carolina 67
Appalachian State 54
Charlotte 81*
Florida 77
Florida 59
UMBC 47
Florida 74
Florida Gulf Coast 69
Florida Gulf Coast 73
Drexel 67

NIT Semifinals and NIT Championship Game[edit]

Played at host schools

Semifinals
March 30
Championship Game
April 2
           
Southern California 63
Illinois State 36
Southern California 68
Toledo 76
Charlotte 60
Toledo 83

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