All of the teams, including No. 1 ranked Baylor and No. 2 Notre Dame, officially begin their march to March Madness. The Preseason WNIT helps prepare them with a three-game guarantee and a tournament-playoff atmosphere. The teams that play for the title will play four games, with the Championship Game televised on CBS Sports Network at 2 p.m. ET Sunday, Nov. 20.
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Here is today’s schedule:
First-round 2011 Preseason WNIT games
(All 2010-11 team records in parentheses)
Friday, Nov. 11, 2011
McNeese State (26-7) at UCLA (28-5), 5 p.m. ET
Long Island (19-11) at Drexel (19-13), 7 p.m. ET
UAB (20-15) at Chattanooga (17-14), 7 p.m. ET
Tennessee Tech (23-8) at ETSU (19-12), 7 p.m. ET
Akron (14-16) at Notre Dame (31-8), 7 p.m. ET
Howard (16-18) at Baylor (34-3), 7:30 p.m. ET
Detroit (13-18) at Indiana State (16-16), 8 p.m. ET
Manhattan (24-10) at Hartford (17-16), 8 p.m. ET
Winners of today’s games advance to play in Round 2 games Sunday. The losers of today’s games will move to Consolation Rounds 1&2, details of which will be announced Saturday, Nov. 12.