March 12, 2012 – The Women’s National Invitation Tournament will release its full 64-team field for the Postseason WNIT late tonight, March 12, via the website.
The field will include 31 teams that earned an automatic berth, and 33 teams that are chosen at-large. The bracket will be released before midnight ET, several hours following the NCAA Tournament selection, which finishes its announcement at 8 p.m. ET.
The Postseason WNIT will open with first-round games Wednesday through Friday, March 14-16. The event culminates Saturday, March 31 with the championship. All games are hosted by participating schools.
The WNIT will update the website with teams that have secured their conference’s automatic berth and are not being considered for the NCAA Tournament. The teams will be posted in the right-hand column on the home page.