EWU to play Oregon in WNIT

  • Tue Mar 16th, 2010 11:07am
  • Sports

CHENEY — The Eastern Washington women will play at Oregon in the first round of the WNIT on Thursday.

It will be the first national tournament for the Eagles since 1987.

It’s also their second game this season in Eugene. They lost 86-48 at Oregon (16-15) on Nov. 16.

Eastern (19-11) earned an automatic berth into the WNIT by winning its first Big Sky Conference regular season title. Their NCAA tournament hopes ended with a 65-57 loss to sixth-seeded Montana State in the tournament semifinals.