Bracket Released for 2019 Preseason WNIT
NORMAN – The bracket for the 2019 Preseason WNIT was released on Thursday for the 26th edition of the event. Oklahoma will face Prairie View A&M in the first round inside Lloyd Noble Center on Friday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. CT.
The field includes 16 teams with a three-game guarantee for all participating teams. This marks the fifth time the Sooners have competed in the Preseason WNIT, advancing to the championship game in their last appearance during the 2013-14 season.
The second round/consolation games will begin Nov. 10-11. Semifinals for the Preseason WNIT will be held Nov. 14 and the championship game will be televised on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. CT.
The first round schedule for the 2019 Preseason WNIT is below. All times are listed as central.
South Alabama at UAB (5:30 p.m.)
Prairie View A&M at Oklahoma (7 p.m.)
Miami (OH) at DePaul (7 p.m.)
Portland State at Boise State (7 p.m.)
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at Missouri State (7 p.m.)
UMKC at Pacific, Nov. 8 (9 p.m.)
Davidson at Drexel, Nov. 9, 2 p.m. ET
UC Irvine at Oregon State, Nov. 9, TBA
OU returns all five starters in 2019-20, including All-Big 12 Second Team selection Ana Llanusa and Big 12 All-Freshman honoree Taylor Robertson, and welcomes the nation’s No. 11-ranked recruiting class according to Prospects Nation.
The Sooners’ full non-conference schedule will be released at a later date.