Tuesday March 16, 2010Women's Basketball to Play Host to USF in WNIT First Round Thursday
(14-16) play host to
Monday’s announcement placed Florida in a postseason tournament for the 16th time in the last 18 years, including each of the last three seasons under head coach Amanda Butler, who became the first-ever Gator coach to guide the program to a postseason appearance in each of their first three years.
excited to be going to our third postseason tournament in a row,”
The Gators also made an appearance in 1985 in the NWIT, which is no longer contested, reaching the national final.
are the defending WNIT champions, defeating
The 2010 WNIT field, which expanded to 64 teams this year, includes 31 teams that earned an automatic berth and 33 that received an at-large bid. All games are hosted by a participating school. First round games will be played from March 17-19.
The official website of the WNIT is www.womensnit.com.