November 16, 2010 – Charlotte and Toledo will host Consolation Round 3 games in their final round of the Preseason WNIT, it was announced Tuesday.
Charlotte will host Hampton at 7 p.m. ET Friday, Nov. 19. Toledo will host Missouri State at noon ET Saturday, Nov. 20. The games will be the third and final game for each team in the 3-game guarantee tournament.
Charlotte (1-1) won its opening game of the tournament against Iona before falling to Florida in Round 2. Hampton, picked to win the MEAC this season, defeated host James Madison and then lost to South Dakota State.
Toledo (MAC West Division) and Missouri State (Missouri Valley) were each voted to win their respective conferences/divisions. In the Preseason WNIT, Toledo edged Saint Francis PA and led Purdue by seven points at halftime before dropping the game at Purdue. Missouri State defeated Lamar and then lost to DePaul in the second round.
The Preseason WNIT continues Thursday with semifinal action featuring South Dakota State at Purdue (7 p.m. ET) and Florida at DePaul (8 p.m. ET). The championship game is set for Sunday at one of the participating school sites.
Consolation games will be played Friday and Saturday.
Consolation Round 3
Friday, Nov. 19, 2010
Hampton at Charlotte, 7 p.m. ET
Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010
Missouri State at Toledo, Noon ET