The rest of the women’s postseason slate has been filled in. The Eastern Illinois Panther women’s basketball team will face Missouri in the Women’s National Invitational Tournament on Wednesday, March 20. Belmont and Eastern Kentucky were selected to play in the Women’s Basketball Invitational (WBI). The Bruins will travel to Detroit on Thursday while the Lady Colonels will play at Elon on Wednesday.
If EIU advances, they’ll play the winner of Thursday’s contest will face the winner of the Illinois/Miami (OH) game in the second round of the WNIT.
The WBI marks the first postseason appearance for Belmont since 2007 while the last time Eastern Kentucky was in a postseason tournament was 2005.
Belmont and Detroit are set to tipoff at 6 p.m. CT on Thursday while Eastern Kentucky and Elon will play at 6 p.m. CT on Wednesday.