FORT COLLINS, CO – The steady outreach from Postseason WNIT officials to hundreds of NCAA D-I women’s basketball programs throughout the 2021-22 season will reach its conclusion late on March 13, when the tournament will announce its 64-team field after the NCAA Tournament makes its selections earlier that evening.
Officials with the Postseason WNIT will release the 64-team field after the NCAA Tournament bracket is fully released on Sunday, March 13, approximately 9 p.m. ET. Locations, matchups and start times for WNIT Round 1 games and the full bracket will be announced by 2 p.m. ET on Monday, March 14. Games are played at individual schools.
Here's the schedule for the 2022 event:
Selection - Sunday, March 13
Round 1 - March 16-18
Round 2 - March 19-22
Round 3 - March 23-26
Quarterfinals - March 26-28
Semifinals - March 30-31
Championship - Saturday, April 2 (broadcast by CBS Sports Network)
This year’s event marks the return of the standard 64-team field. In 2021, the tournament was held at four separate regionals – in the championship game, Rice defeated Ole Miss, 71-58, in Memphis, TN.
Follow all the action of the 2022 Postseason WNIT at www.womensnit.com and @WomensNIT