The tournament schedule and game dates are now set for the 2015 Women’s Basketball Invitational. The sixth annual event will begin play in March, the week of the NCAA Tournament Selection Show, and will conclude in less than two weeks.
The NCAA Tournament Selection show is set for Monday, March 16 with the 16-team WBI Bracket released later that night. First round WBI games will begin Wednesday and Thursday, March 18 and 19 while second round games will be played that weekend, March 21 and 22.
The tournament semifinals will be held either Wednesday or Thursday March 25 and 26 with the 2015 WBI Championship game played the weekend of March 28-29. All WBI contests are played at campus sites.
The five previous championships have come from four different conferences beginning with Appalachian State winning the inaugural event in 2010. UAB claimed the 2011 title, while Minnesota captured the crown in 2012. The last two WBI championships were won by Horizon League schools as Detroit won in 2013, while UIC earned the tournament title last season.
Please check the official WBI website, www.womensbasketballinvitational.com for further information, history and records of the event, and contact information.