Women's National Invitation Tournament
Women's national college basketball tournament with a preseason and postseason version played every year.- Women's National Invitation Tournament
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Post-season tournament for women's intercollegiate basketball programs that was contested from 1969 to 1996.
After the NWIT folded in 1996, the concept was resurrected in 1998 by Triple Crown Sports under the same name, but the name was changed the following season to the Women's National Invitation Tournament (also known as the WNIT).
Men's college basketball tournament operated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
From 1969 to 1996, a National Women's Invitational Tournament (NWIT) existed; the tournament was resurrected under the same name in 1998, and has been known as the Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) since 1999.
Governed by collegiate athletic bodies including National Collegiate Athletic Association , the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA), the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), and the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA).
The previous college men's arc will remain in use for women's play for the time being, but the FIBA arc was to be used on an experimental basis in the 2020 Women's National Invitation Tournament and Women's Basketball Invitational (which ultimately were not held).
Oldest Division I collegiate athletic conference in the United States, incorporated as the Intercollegiate Conference of Faculty Representatives in 1896, predating the founding of its regulating organization, the NCAA.
Women's basketball teams have played a total of ten times in the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament (since 1982) and Women's National Invitation Tournament Championship (since 1998).
Single-elimination tournament played each spring in the United States, currently featuring 68 college basketball teams from the Division I level of the National Collegiate Athletic Association , to determine the national championship.
(CBU was able to play in the women's NIT, which has never been operated by the NCAA.)
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WNIT – (i) Women's National Invitation Tournament
American women's college basketball coach.
In Gunter's 22 years as the head coach at LSU (1982–2004), the Lady Tigers played in 14 NCAA Tournaments and two WNITs.
The Georgetown Hoyas are the intercollegiate athletics teams that officially represent Georgetown University, located in Washington, D.C. Georgetown's athletics department fields 23 men's and women's varsity level teams and competes at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I level as a member of the Big East Conference, with the exception of the Division I FCS Patriot League in football.
They have been invited to the Women's National Invitation Tournament, five times, progressing furthest in 2009 by reaching the fourth round.
3,500-seat multi-purpose arena in the Uptown area of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania served by exits on both Interstate 376 and Interstate 579.
The facility is used for most major sports at Duquesne, and has played host to NIT games, WNIT games, high school post season championships, national wrestling championships, and Atlantic 10 tournament competitions.
Private Jesuit research university with campuses in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, and Madrid, Spain.
In 2016, the women's basketball team made their second trip to the Women's National Invitation Tournament.