The Utah State women's basketball season is not over. The university announced on Monday night that it will accept a bid into the Women's Basketball Invitational (WBI) tournament.
The Aggies (17-14) were eliminated by UNLV in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference tournament last week in Las Vegas. This winter, the Aggies won their most Mountain West games (nine) since the 2012-13 season, Jerry Finkbeiner's first as coach, They also won their opening-round game in the conference tournament against Air Force. The Aggies, who featured the youngest starting lineup in Division I during the regular season, will play at Idaho at 6:30 p.m. (Mountain) on Wednesday.
The Aggies are one of 16 mid-major teams participating in the WBI. This will be Utah State's first appearance in a postseason tournament since the 2012-13 season. The Aggies also played in the WBI that season.