2016 WBI Down To The Final Four Teams
Both semifinal games will take place on Wednesday, March 23rd
MILWAUKEE, WI — Four twenty-plus win teams remain as the 2016 WBI winds down to the final weekend after four quarterfinal games this past weekend. Both semifinal matchups will take place on campus sites on Wednesday, March 23rd.
USC Upstate ran its record to 22-11 after a thrilling 81-78 home win over Western Illinois on Saturday, March 19. Upstate will now face Weber State at 7 pm in Ogden, Utah. Weber State will bring an identical 22-11 mark into the showdown after a 76-74 victory over fellow Big Sky Conference member North Dakota on Sunday, March 20th. The Upstate-Weber State game will be held on the WSU campus.
Youngstown State advanced to the 2016 WBI semifinals with a Saturday victory over UMBC. The Penguins improved to 21-12 with a 67-48 win over the Terriers. YSU will now face defending WBI champion Louisiana as the Cajuns defeated Stetson 56-47 on Saturday. The Ragin’ Cajuns are now 23-10 on the year and will host the Penguins at 5 pm on Wednesday on the ULL campus in Lafayette.
The two semifinal winners will square off for the WBI title over the weekend. The championship game will be held either Saturday (Mar. 26) or Sunday (Mar. 27) on a campus site. Please check www.womensbasketballinvitational.com for more updates or follow @PostseasonWBI #WBI2016 on Twitter.