Florida women set for WNIT opener


Jaterra Bonds and Florida meet Florida International in the WNIT opener on Thursday. (Photo by The Associated Press)

Published: Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 6:15 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 2:55 p.m.
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Jaterra Bonds and Florida meet Florida International in the WNIT opener on Thursday. (Photo by The Associated Press)

Florida women's basketball What: First round of the Women's National Invitational Tournament Who: Florida (18-14, 6-10 SEC) vs. Florida International University (19-12, 12-8 Sun Belt) Where: U.S. Century Bank Arena (5,000) in Miami When: Thursday, 7 p.m. Gainesville-area radio: 99.5 FM


Of note: FIU's Cindy Russo is in her 36th year of being a head coach (689-363) and her 34th at FIU (649-341). ... UF's Jaterra Bonds and Jennifer George received honorable mention All-SEC honors. Up next: The winner meets the winner of the game between Florida Gulf Coast (27-6) and Winthrop (20-11) in the second round to be played either Saturday, Sunday or Monday on a campus site to be determined.

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