CBS Sports Network will televise the championship game of the 2018 Preseason Women’s National Invitation Tournament (live and in HD) at 4:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, Nov. 18. On the call will be Thad Anderson (play-by-play) and current Connecticut Sun head coach Curt Miller (analyst).
CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 221 and Dish Network Channel 158. To find the channel in your area visit: www.cbssportsnetwork.com.
The 2018 Preseason NIT field includes: Auburn (SEC), Delaware (Colonial), Hartford (America East), Iowa State (Big 12), Marquette (Big East), Miami (ACC), Montana State (Big Sky), Morgan State (Mid-Eastern), New Mexico (Mountain West), Niagara (Metro Atlantic), Nicholls State (Southland), Northern Illinois (Mid-American), Northern Iowa (Missouri Valley), Stephen F. Austin (Southland), Texas State (Sun Belt) and Yale (Ivy).
In 2017, eventual Final Four participant Louisville won the Preseason WNIT, slipping past Oregon (which ended up reaching the NCAA Elite Eight). In 2016, Notre Dame claimed the Preseason WNIT with a core of players who keyed the Fighting Irish’s run to the 2018 NCAA Championship.
All games are played at the main or alternate facilities of participating schools. For more information on the WNIT, visit www.womensnit.com.