Women's Basketball Earns WNIT Bid

Spartans will host Akron in first round of tourney.

March 7, 1999

East Lansing, Mich. - The Michigan State women's basketball team earned a bid to the 32-team WNIT and will host Akron in the first round on Thursday, March 11. Tipoff is slated for 7:30 p.m., at the Breslin Center.

The Spartans, who are 15-13 overall, are making their third postseason appearance in the last four years. Akron finished the regular season with a 16-12 mark and finished second in the East Division of the Mid-American Conference with a 10-6 record.

Tickets for Thursday's game will go on sale on Monday, March 8 beginning at 10 a.m., at the Jenison Field House Athletic Ticket Office. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for MSU students, senior citizens and youths 18-and-under.