Press Break The Post's Rundown of Local and National College Basketball
News Feed - March 17, 2009

George Washington, Georgetown and American received bids to the 48-team Women's National Invitation Tournament on Monday night.

The Colonials (17-13), who were upset by 12th-seeded Rhode Island in the first round of the Atlantic 10 tournament, will face Florida Gulf Coast (25-4) in Fort Myers, Fla., on Thursday at 7 p.m. The winner will face South Florida in Tampa on Saturday.

The Hoyas (17-13) will host Winthrop (16-15) on Friday at McDonough Arena, with the winner traveling to face Wake Forest on Sunday. Georgetown is in the postseason for the first time since 2001, when the Hoyas advanced to the second round of the WNIT.

The Eagles (19-11), who made the WNIT for the second straight year and the fourth time ever, will face James Madison (23-9) in Harrisonburg, Va., on Friday. The winner will play at Richmond on Sunday. It will be the 48th time American has faced the Dukes.

By Matt Bonesteel  |  March 17, 2009; 12:05 AM ET
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