California Hosts Utah Tuesday, March 23 in WNIT Second Round
March 21, 2010
The California Golden Bears women's basketball team will host the Utah Utes on Tuesday, March 23 at 7:00 p.m. in the second round of the postseason Women's National Invitation Tournament. Cal defeated UC Davis last Wednesday in overtime to advance to the second round. The Utah Utes (22-11, 10-6 MWC) defeated Saint Mary's, 66-53, in Moraga on Sunday to advance to the second round matchup with the Bears.
The Bears (19-13, 11-7 Pac-10) earned an at-large bid to the Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT). The 64-team field for the WNIT consists of 31 automatic berths - one from each established conference - and 33 at-large teams. The intention of the WNIT Selection Committee is to select the 33 best available at-large teams in the nation, regardless of conference or geographical location. All games in the single-elimination format are played at the main or alternate facilities of participating schools.
The game will not be televised. However, live streaming audio of the game will be available on CalBears.com.
Tickets for the game are on sale now over the phone, online or at the Athletic Ticket Office window. All seats will be general admission and the prices are: Adults - $12; Youth/Senior/Student - $7; Group (10+) - $3.