The committee will release the 64 WNIT participants shortly after the NCAA Tournament finalizes its bracket the evening of the 14th. A second release will follow before midnight ET, with a full WNIT bracket and matchups.
Teams that have been contacted and are in contention for WNIT berths will be emailed that evening upon the release of each announcement on the website. Leading up to Selection Day, teams that have earned an Automatic Qualifying berth in the WNIT will be posted in real-time updates on the website. The WNIT gives one Automatic Qualifying spot to each of the nation’s 32 conferences, and also invites 32 at-large teams.
Round 1 of the Postseason WNIT is March 16-18. The tournament is single elimination, with all games played at host participating schools. The championship game is televised live on CBS Sports Network on Saturday, April 2, at 3 p.m. ET.