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The 2011 Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) is a single-elimination tournament of 64 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I teams that did not participate in the 2011 NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament. The tournament is played entirely on campus sites. The highest ranked team in each conference that did not receive a bid to the NCAA Tournament received an automatic bid to this tournament. The remaining slots were filled by the WNIT Selection Committee.

2010 Preseason WNIT[]

At the beginning of the season, there is a Preseason WNIT.

Round 1[]

  • The games for round one were played on November 12.

Bracket 1[]

  • Purdue* 93, Austin Peay 53[1]
  • Toledo* 71, St. Francis (PA) 66[2]
  • South Dakota State* 87, Utah Valley 38[3]
  • Hampton 69, James Madison* 64[4]

Bracket 2[]

  • DePaul* 84, Valparaiso 53[5]
  • Missouri State* 83, Lamar 60[6]
  • Charlotte* 72, Iona 40[7]
  • Florida* 77, Central Florida 67[8]

Round 2[]

  • The games for round two were played on November 15.

Bracket 1[]

  • Purdue* 79, Toledo 66[9]
  • South Dakota State* 76, Hampton 64[10]

Bracket 2[]

  • DePaul 82, Missouri State* 66[11]
  • Florida* 76, Charlotte 70[12]

Semifinals and Finals[]

  Semifinals
November 17–18
Finals
November 21
                 
Purdue* 73  
South Dakota State 40  
    Purdue* 67[13]
  DePaul 58
DePaul* 74
Florida 73  

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Note: Asterisk denotes home team

Consolation Bracket[]

Round 1[]

  • The games for Consolation round one were played on Friday, November 19.
    • Central Florida 59, Iona 48
    • James Madison 64, St. Francis (PA) 49
    • Valparaiso 72, Austin Peay 57
    • Lamar 83, Utah Valley 66

Round 2[]

  • The games for Consolation round two were played on Saturday, November 20.
    • James Madison 82, Central Florida 78 (OT)
    • Lamar 74, Valparaiso 58
    • St. Francis (PA) 77, Iona 64
    • Austin Peay 73, Utah Valley 69

Round 3[]

  • The games for Consolation round three were played on November 19 or 20.
    • Charlotte 64, Hampton 57
    • Missouri State 73, Toledo 69

2011 Postseason WNIT[]

The 2011 Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) is a single-elimination tournament of 64 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I teams that did not participate in the 2010 NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament. The 43nd annual tournament was played from March 16, 2011 to April 2, 2011, entirely on campus sites. The highest ranked team in each conference that did not receive a bid to the NCAA Tournament received an automatic bid to this tournament. The remaining slots were filled by the WNIT Selection Committee.

Participants[]

Brackets[]

Results to date (* by score indicates game went to overtime; H indicates host school):

Region 1[]

  First round
March 16–18
Second round
March 19–21
Regional semifinals
March 23–24
Regional finals
March 27
                                     
 Colorado 71  
 UC Riverside 62  
   Colorado 81  
 
   California 65  
 Cal Poly 60
 California 74  
   Colorado 70  
   Wyoming 58  
 Oklahoma State 81  
 Pepperdine 74  
   Oklahoma State 71
 
   Wyoming 75  
 Wyoming 79
 Portland State 44  
  H  Colorado 70
   Southern California 87
H  Southern California 67  
 UC Santa Barbara 64  
   Southern California 78
 
  H  Nevada 59  
 St. Mary's 62
 Nevada 65  
   Southern California 62
  H  BYU 50  
 Utah State 103  
 Arizona 95  
   Utah State 63
 
   BYU 102  
 BYU 75
 Denver 60  

Region 2[]

  First round
March 16–18
Second round
March 19–21
Regional semifinals
March 23–24
Regional finals
March 27
                                     
 Wisconsin 68  
 Butler 48  
  H  Wisconsin 59  
 
   Illinois State 62  
H  Illinois State 72
 Central Michigan 59  
  H  Illinois State 79  
   Duquesne 66  
 Duquesne 64  
 Kent State 56  
   Duquesne 80
 
   Kansas 63  
 Kansas 79
 Wichita State 58  
  H  Illinois State 60
   Arkansas 49
 Missouri State 76  
 Rice 65  
   Missouri State 64
 
   Arkansas 65  
 Arkansas 91
 Lamar 65  
   Arkansas 78
   Oral Roberts 59  
 Tulane 61  
 Southern 31  
   Tulane 86
 
   Oral Roberts 92  
 TCU 74
 Oral Roberts 78  

Region 3[]

  First round
March 16–18
Second round
March 19–21
Regional semifinals
March 23–24
Regional finals
March 27
                                     
 St. Bonaventure 77  
 Lehigh 43  
   St. Bonaventure 50  
 
   Syracuse 63  
 Syracuse 77
 Monmouth 53  
   Syracuse 72  
   Eastern Michigan 63  
 Eastern Michigan 67  
 Michigan 59  
   Eastern Michigan 63
 
   UNC Wilmington 54  
 Richmond 54
 UNC Wilmington 63  
   Syracuse 68
  H  Toledo 71*
 Northwestern 89  
 Creighton 63  
   Northwestern 70
 
   Alabama 72  
 Memphis 69
 Alabama 80  
   Alabama 59
  H  Toledo 74  
 Tennessee Tech 54  
 Auburn 68  
   Auburn 52
 
  H  Toledo 67  
H  Toledo 58
 Delaware 55  

Region 4[]

  First round
March 16–18
Second round
March 19–21
Regional semifinals
March 24
Regional finals
March 26
                                     
 Yale 61  
 Boston College 85  
   Boston College 86  
 
   St. Joseph's 59  
 St. Joseph's 72
 VCU 66  
   Boston College 48  
   Virginia 53  
 Old Dominion 65  
 Loyola-Maryland 67  
   Loyola-Maryland 49
 
   Virginia 71  
 Virginia 69
 Morgan State 56  
  H  Virginia 74
   Charlotte 79
 Charlotte 62  
 Liberty 56  
   Charlotte 69
 
   South Carolina 57  
 South Carolina 67
 Appalachian State 54  
   Charlotte 81*
   Florida 77  
 Florida 59  
 UMBC 47  
   Florida 74
 
   Florida Gulf Coast 69  
 Florida Gulf Coast 73
 Drexel 67  

NIT Semifinals and NIT Championship Game[]

Played at host schools

  Semifinals
March 30
Championship Game
April 2
                 
Southern California 63  
Illinois State 36  
    Southern California 68
  Toledo 76
Charlotte 60
Toledo 83  

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