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Women's Basketball Invitational


Women's Basketball Invitational

The Women's Basketball Invitational (WBI) is a women's college basketball tournament created in 2009 by Sport Tours. The inaugural tournament occurred 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. Teams not making the NCAA Tournament or WNIT are eligible for the WBI.

Past champions

Year Champion Runner-up Venue and city
2010 Appalachian State 79 Memphis 71 Holmes Convocation Center Boone, NC
2011 UAB 68 Cal State Bakersfield 60 Bartow Arena Birmingham, AL
2012 Minnesota 88 Northern Iowa 74 Williams Arena Minneapolis, MN
2013 Detroit 73 McNeese State 62 Calihan Hall Detroit, MI

See also


External links

  • WBI Homepage

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