March 16, 2012
VILLANOVA, Pa. - After earning a cammanding 58-39 victory over American Thursday night, the Villanova women's basketball team has advanced in the WNIT and will travel to Illinois State.
Tip-off in Normal, Ill. is slated for 3:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, March 18.
Villaova has improved to 18-14 overall this season and will take on a Redbirds' squad with a 19-12 overall record.
The winner of this contest will advance to the third round and play the winner of the Colorado at South Dakota game.
The Wildcats are making their sixth appearance in the WNIT in 2012 and their 10th postseason berth in the last 13 seasons. The team's last postseason appearance came in the 2009 NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats currently own a 5-5 all-time mark in the WNIT.