March 27, 2012 –CBS Sports Network will air two Women’s National Invitation Tournament Championship games, starting with the San Diego at Oklahoma State semifinal Wednesday night. That game will be televised live beginning at 8 p.m. ET.
The Postseason WNIT championship will also be televised live. The championship will start at 3 p.m. ET Saturday and will be hosted by one of the participating schools.
The broadcast team features Thad Anderson on play-by-play duties, with Ceal Barry providing color commentary.
This year marks the 15th year of the Postseason WNIT. The WNIT championship game historically averages more than 10,000 fans in attendance. Past champions include Auburn, California, Kansas State, Ohio State, Penn State, Marquette, South Florida, Toledo, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
The Postseason WNIT features a 64-team field. The tournament offers an automatic berth to each of the nation’s established conferences – and then selects 33 at-large teams. The 2012 WNIT began March 14 and culminates March 31. All games, including the final, are hosted by participating schools. The Final Four schools are JMU, San Diego, Syracuse, and Oklahoma State. In addition to the televised game at Oklahoma State, the other semifinal features Syracuse at JMU at 7 p.m. ET Wednesday.
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