FORT COLLINS, Colorado – The 2018 Preseason WNIT has announced the first round matchups and bracket for the 25th edition of the event. Iowa State will square off in the first round at home on Friday, Nov. 9 at noon against Niagara.
The event includes a 16-team field with a three-game guarantee for all participating teams. This is the first time the Cyclones have participated in the Preseason WNIT. The championship game will be televised on CBS Sports Network at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18.
Below is the full Round 1 schedule for the 2018 Preseason WNIT (all times CT):
Thursday, Nov. 8
Yale at Northern Illinois, 6 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 9
Niagara at Iowa State, 12 p.m.
Stephen F. Austin at Miami, 4 p.m.
Morgan State at Hartford, 6 p.m.
Nicholls State at Auburn, 6 p.m.
Montana State at Marquette, 7 p.m.
Texas State at New Mexico, 8 p.m.
Delaware at Northern Iowa, 8:30 p.m.
The consolation round schedule will be determined after Round 1; in the winner’s bracket, Round 2 is set for Nov. 11, with the semifinals running Nov. 13-15.