CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia University women’s basketball team will be part of the 16-team field of the 2014 preseason Women’s National Invitation Tournament, announced Wednesday. WVU will join Albany, Arkansas State, Central Arkansas, Colorado, Eastern Kentucky, Jackson State, Mercer, Mississippi State, North Dakota, Penn State, Rider, Seton Hall, St. Francis Brooklyn, Towson and Western Kentucky. It will be WVU’s second WNIT appearance. Its first came in 2009.
The event opens Nov. 14-15 with the first round, plays the second round Nov. 16-17 and the semifinals Nov. 19-20, with the championship on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 3 p.m.