A-State Women's Basketball Team ‘Send Off'

Published 03/19 2014 10:12AM

Updated 03/19 2014 10:14AM

JONESBORO, AR (News release) - Arkansas State fans are encouraged to help send off the Red Wolves’ women’s basketball team Wednesday, March 19 as they depart for El Paso, Texas to play the UTEP Miners on Friday at the Don Haskins Center in the opening round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament.

The team will be leaving the Convocation Center at noon Wednesday afternoon, and A-State fans are asked to gather near the lower green entrance beginning at 11:30 a.m. to cheer on the players and coaches as they load the bus to depart for the trip.

A-State’s game against UTEP is set for an 8 p.m. tipoff and can be heard on 95.3FM The Ticket/970AM KNEA and online here

Now in its 17th year, the Postseason WNIT is the second longest current running postseason event for women’s college basketball, behind the NCAA Tournament. In addition, it is the only men’s or women’s postseason tournament – other than the NCAA – to offer an automatic berth to each of the 32 established conferences.

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