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Women's Basketball Invitational
Sport Basketball
Founded 2009
Inaugural season 2010
No. of teams 16
Country(ies) United States
Most recent champion(s) Appalachian State
Most titles Appalachian State (1)
Official website Website
Related competitions Women's National Invitation Tournament
Founder Sport Tours International

The Women's Basketball Invitational (WBI) is a women's college basketball tournament created in 2009 by Sport Tours. The inaugural tournament will occur at the conclusion of the 2009–10 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. Selections for the WBI are announced on Selection Monday. The field for the WBI consists of a 16-team, single elimination divided into two regions with 8 seeded teams in each.[1]

Teams in the WBI compete on the home court of the higher seed. The championship game is hosted by the team with the higher RPI Starting 2011 The championship game is hosted by the team with the higher RPI or the highest seed. Teams not making the NCAA Tournament or WNIT are eligible for the WBI. Teams that are being considered for the WBI will receive an agreement from Sport Tours International.

Past championsEdit

Year Champion Runner-up Venue and city
2010 Appalachian State 79 Memphis 71 George M. Holmes Convocation Center Boone, North Carolina

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WBI Frequently Asked Questions". SportsTours International. http://www.womensbasketballinvitational.com/#fragment-3. Retrieved 2010-03-14.

External linksEdit

Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women%27s_Basketball_Invitational"

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