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Lady Monarchs to Play in 2017 Preseason WNIT

May 10, 2017
By ODU Athletics

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- The Old Dominion women's basketball team has been one of 16 teams selected to play in the 2017-18 Preseason WNIT, tournament officials announced on Wednesday.

The November event features a three-game guarantee for all teams; first-round matchups and the bracket will be announced later this spring. All games are hosted by participating schools; eight of the teams for 2017 earned postseason berths in March 2016.

The Preseason WNIT field consists of: CSU Northridge (Big West); Drake (Missouri Valley); George Mason (Atlantic 10); Houston (American Athletic); Liberty (Big South); Louisiana (Sun Belt); Louisville (Atlantic Coast); Michigan (Big Ten); Milwaukee (Horizon); New Orleans (Southland); Old Dominion (Conference USA), Oregon (Pac-12); Saint Francis (PA) (Northeast); Southeast Missouri State (Ohio Valley); Texas A&M (SEC); and Toledo (Mid-American).

The Lady Monarchs went 17-14 a year ago, including an 11-7 mark in Conference USA play. ODU finished sixth in the league during the regular season and advanced to the C-USA Tournament quarterfinals. 

For more information, visit WomensNIT.com.

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