The Wolfpack will play Southern Cal in second round action on Sunday, March 20, at 5pm EST in Reno. USC (20-12) slipped past UC Santa Barbara (19-12) 67-64 to move on.
California (18-15) will advance to the second round against Colorado in Boulder following a 74-60 win over Cal Poly (18-13) Thursday night.
BYU advances to the second round and will host Utah State on Saturday, March 19th, at 5 p.m. EST after a 75-60 win against Denver.
The Cougars improve to 24-8 on the season as the Pioneers end the season at 19-12.
This is the sixth time and second straight that the BYU women’s basketball team has been selected to compete in the WNIT. In the postseason tournament, the Cougars have now compiled a 7-5 record in five appearances.
The Colorado Buffaloes (16-15) slip past UC Riverside (19-13) 71-62 and move on to host a second round game. Colorado''s Chucky Jeffery led all scorers with 19 points, teammate Brittany Spears added 18.
This is CU''s third trip to the postseason WNIT, and improve to a 5-2 tournament record. The Buffs also participated in the 1999 event (1-1) and reached the 2008 semifinals (3-1).
Shala Jackson scored 19 points to lead Illinios State (21-10) to a 72-59 win over Central Michigan.
ISU now leads the all-time series with CMU, 7-1. The Redbirds will face Wisconsin in the second round on Sunday at 2 p.m. EST in Madison.
Illinois State’s berth in the 2011 Postseason WNIT puts the Redbirds in the postseason for the fifth-consecutive season. ISU made WNIT trips in four of the last five years and appeared in the NCAA Tournament in 2008.
Arkansas (20-11) rolls past Lamar (25-8) 91-65, to face Missouri State in round two action. Missouri State advanced after a 76-65 win over Rice. MSU improves to 24-10 on the season and Rice falls to 18-14.
Northwestern (19-13) will face Alabama (17-14) in round two of the WNIT after an 89-63 win over Creighton on Thursday night. Alabama defeated Memphis 80-69 to advance.
Tulane improves to 23-10 and moves on to second round with 61-31 win over Southern (20-12). Tulane will face Oral Roberts (22-10) in the second round.
Auburn (16-15) moves past Tennessee Tech 68-54, and will face Toledo in the second round on Saturday at Noon EST in Toledo.
Oral Roberts (22-10) defeated TCU 78-74 and will now face the winner of the Tulane/Southern game in the second round. The Horned Frogs end their season 22-11. The Golden Eagles are making their second-consecutive trip to the WNIT, and third as a program.
Utah State scores triple digits and earns spot in second round with win over Arizona, 103-95. The Aggies (18-14) and Wildcats (21-11) met for the first time since the 1986-87 season. USU is now 6-4 all time verse UA.
Duquesne (23-8) wins at home in first round of WNIT with 64-56 victory over Kent State at the A.J. Palombo Center in Pittsburgh, PA. Duquesne will now face Kansas in Lawrence on Saturday at 8 p.m. EST. The Jayhawks won 79-54 over Wichita State in Wednesday night''s action.
St. Joseph''s will travel to Boston College to face the Eagles on Saturday in the second round of the Postseason WNIT after a 72-66 win against VCU. St. Joseph''s moves to 20-11 on the season and VCU falls to 19-12.
Eastern Michigan beats Michigan 67-59, as fans storm the court in celebration in the first round play at the Postseason WNIT. EMU (23-12) will face UNC Wilmington (24-8) who defeated Richmond, 63-54.
Syracuse (23-9) will move on to the second round of the Postseason WNIT with an 77-53 win over Monmouth (23-10).
St. Bonaventure’s Jessica Jenkins scored a game-high 20 points on 5-of-10 from beyond the arc securing a 77-43 win over Lehigh (21-11). St. Bonaventure (21-11) will now play Syracuse in round two of the WNIT.
In other action, Boston College defeated Yale 85-61 and will move on to face St. Joseph’s. BC moves to 19-12 on the year and Yale falls to 14-15.
This is the Eagles'' third trip to the WNIT. BCU is now 5-2 in the tournament with a Final Four appearance.
Virginia handled Morgan State 69-56 and will now face Loyola-Maryland in the second round. UVA is now 17-15 for the season and MSU ends a successful season at 17-15.
Virginia has participated in the WNIT four times (1980, 2006, 2007 and 2011) and holds a 6-4 record in ten games. It is Virginia''s 29th overall postseason appearance.
Wednesday, March 16
Toledo 58, Delaware 55
Loyola-Maryland 67, Old Dominion 65
Charlotte 62, Liberty 56
South Carolina 67, Appalachian State 54
Wisconsin 68, Butler 48
Kansas 79, Wichita State 58
Oklahoma State 81, Pepperdine 74
Wyoming 79, Portland State 44
Thursday, March 17
St. Bonaventure 77, Lehigh 43
Syracuse 77, Monmouth 53
Eastern Michigan 67, Michigan 59
UNC Wilmington 63, Richmond 54
Boston College 85, Yale 61
St. Joseph''s 72, VCU 66
Virginia 69, Morgan State 56
Duquesne 64, Kent State 56
Utah State 103, Arizona 95
Oral Roberts 78, TCU 74
Arkansas 91, Lamar 65
Tulane 61, Southern 31
Northwestern 89, Creighton 63
Auburn 68, Tennessee Tech 54
Illinois State 72, Central Michigan 59
Missouri State 76, Rice 65
Alabama 80, Memphis 69
Colorado 71, UC Riverside 62
BYU 75, Denver 60
Southern Cal 67, UC Santa Barbara 64
Nevada 65, St. Mary''s CA 62
California 74, Cal Poly 60
Friday, March 18
UMBC at Florida, 7 p.m. EST
Drexel at FGCU, 7:05 p.m. EST
Here are the 64 teams in the tournament:
31 Automatic Berths with team record
Appalachian State (25-6), Southern
Arizona (21-10), Pac 10
Boston College (18-12), ACC
Butler (20-13), Horizon
BYU (23-8), MWC
Cal Poly SLO (18-12), Big West
Denver (19-11), Sun Belt
Duquesne (22-8), Atlantic 10
Florida Gulf Coast (27-3), Atlantic Sun
Illinois State (20-10), Missouri Valley
Kansas (20-12), Big 12
Lamar (25-7), Southland
Lehigh (21-10), Patriot
Liberty (22-10), Big South
Loyola-Maryland (20-12), MAAC
Michigan (17-12), Big 10
Monmouth NJ (23-9), Northeast
Morgan State (17-14), MEAC
Old Dominion (20-10), Colonial
Oral Roberts (21-10), Summit
Portland State (20-11), Big Sky
Rice (18-13), Conference USA
South Carolina (17-14), SEC
Southern (20-11), SWAC
St. Mary’s CA (19-12), West Coast
Syracuse (22-9), Big East
Tennessee Tech (23-7), Ohio Valley
Toledo (23-8), MAC
UMBC (20-11), American East
Utah State (17-14), WAC
Yale (14-14), Ivy League
33 At-large Berths with team record
Alabama (16-14), SEC
Arkansas (19-11), SEC
Auburn (15-15, SEC
Central Michigan (20-10), MAC
California (17-15), Pac 10
Charlotte (23-9), Atlantic 10
Colorado (15-15), Big 12
Creighton (18-12), Missouri Valley
Delaware (20-13), Colonial
Drexel (19-11), Colonial
Eastern Michigan (22-12), MAC
Florida (18-14), SEC
Kent State (20-9), MAC
Memphis (21-11), Conference USA
Missouri State (23-10), Missouri Valley
Nevada (21-10), WAC
Northwestern (18-13), Big 10
Oklahoma State (16-14), Big 12
Pepperdine (18-11), West Coast
Richmond (18-11), Atlantic 10
Southern Cal (19-12), Pac 10
St. Bonaventure (20-11), Atlantic 10
St. Joseph’s PA (19-11), Atlantic 10
TCU (22-10), Mountain West
Tulane (22-10), Conference USA
UC Riverside (19-12), Big West
UC Santa Barbara (19-11), Big West
UNC Wilmington (23-8), Colonial
VCU (19-11), Colonial
Virginia (16-15), ACC
Wichita State (17-14), Missouri Valley
Wisconsin (15-14), Big 10
Wyoming (22-8), Mountain West