FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- The WNIT announced matchups and hosts on Saturday for the eight consolation teams that lost in the opening round of the Preseason WNIT. UT Arlington and Southern Illinois will host in Consolation Rounds 1 and 2.
UT Arlington will host Dartmouth, Jacksonville, and McNeese State. The first round of games will be played Friday, Nov. 20 with Dartmouth and McNeese State playing at 6 p.m. ET, followed by Jacksonville at UT Arlington at 8:15 p.m. ET. Then on Saturday, Nov. 21, the winners will play each other, and the losers will play each other. UT Arlington will play in the 8:15 p.m. ET game that day (no matter if they’ve won or lost on Friday), and the other game will tip at 6 p.m. ET.
In the other consolation group, Southern Illinois will host Alabama State, Siena, and Tennessee State. Alabama State and Tennessee State will meet each other Friday, Nov. 20 beginning at 5 p.m. ET, followed by Siena at Southern Illinois in the 7:30 p.m. ET game. The next day, the winners will play each other, and the losers will play each other. Southern Illinois will play in the 7:30 p.m. ET game on Nov. 21 (no matter if they’ve won or lost on Friday), with the other game taking place earlier at 5 p.m. ET.
This will be each team's second and third games in the three-game guarantee tournament.
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