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Huskies’ season ends with NIT loss to Saint Mary’s

Jordan Ford made a wide open 3-pointer with 45.3 seconds to go and Saint Mary’s won its program-record 30th game of the season with an 85-81 victory over Washington on …


UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 10:52 p.m.

Washington men hold off Boise State in first round of NIT

Jaylen Nowell scored 25 points, Matisse Thybulle added 18 – each scoring 14 in the second half – and Washington held off Boise State 77-74 on Wednesday night in the …


UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018, 10:46 p.m.

Washington Huskies land NIT invite, will host Boise State

The Washington Huskies earned a No. 5 seed in the National Invitation Tournament and will host fourth-seeded Boise State on Wednesday.


UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 8:57 p.m.

Georgia Tech ends Washington State’s WNIT run in semifinals

Georgia Tech’s ability to exploit one of Washington State’s biggest weaknesses on Wednesday helped put an end to the Cougars’ unexpected run in the Women’s NIT.


TCU advances to NIT title game with victory over Central Florida

NEW YORK – Kenrich Williams scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half to lift Texas Christian to a 68-53 win over Central Florida in a NIT semifinal …


UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017, 8:31 p.m.

Georgia Tech handles Cal State Bakersfield in NIT men’s semifinal

Josh Okogie scored a game-high 22 points to lead Georgia Tech to a 76-61 win over Cal State Bakersfield in a NIT semifinal Tuesday night.


Greensboro gets shot at Boeheim, Syracuse in NIT opener

Four days after the Hall of Fame coach from Syracuse angered an entire city by saying there was “no value” in the Atlantic Coast Conference holding its postseason tournament in …


George Washington tops Valparaiso for NIT title

George Washington won its first National Invitation Tournament championship, getting 18 points from Kevin Larsen and pulling away in the second half to beat Valparaiso 76-60 on Thursday night at …


San Diego State, GW, Valpo and BYU set for NIT semis in NYC

It took a pointed pep talk from coach Steve Fisher to get his San Diego State players focused on the National Invitation Tournament.


Playing in the Garden nice consolation prize for Aztecs

Earning a trip to New York and the chance to play at Madison Square Garden is a pretty good consolation prize for Steve Fisher’s San Diego State Aztecs.


San Diego State, George Washington advance to NIT semifinals

Trey Kell tied a career high with four 3-pointers and finished with 18 points to help No. 2 seed San Diego State beat Georgia Tech 72-56 Wednesday night in the …


San Diego State dumps Washington Huskies in NIT

Winston Shepard had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and Trey Kell added 16 points to lead San Diego State to a 93-78 victory against Washington on Monday night for a …


Washington accepts NIT bid, to host Long Beach State

SEATTLE – The Washington Huskies men’s basketball team did not end its NCAA Tournament drought this season, but they will at least continue playing. The 32-team National Invitation Tournament selected …


Stanford rolls Rhode Island

Chasson Randle scored a career-high 35 points to lead Stanford to a 74-65 victory against visiting Rhode Island in the second round of the NIT on Sunday. Randle came into …


Snubbed get NIT bids

Temple, Old Dominion, Colorado State and Richmond will have to settle for a No. 1 seed in the National Invitation Tournament. The first four teams left out of the NCAA …


NIT issues creating scheduling problems for GU

College basketball: The NIT Season Tip-off is in flux and it has put Gonzaga in a scheduling bind. The Bulldogs hope the tournament can still work out under a less-than-ideal …


Minnesota defeats SMU to win NIT championship

NEW YORK – Austin Hollins hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 46.1 seconds left and Minnesota won the NIT championship Thursday night, beating SMU 65-63 to give the Pitino family its …


Brown, SMU face Pitino and Minnesota for NIT title

With two famous names on the sideline, the NIT championship has a New York feel. One coach is a rising young star, the other is in the twilight of his …


NIT: Minnesota beats Florida State in OT

Substitute center Maurice Walker made six free throws in overtime and Minnesota held off Florida State 67-64 on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden in New York to reach the …


Seminoles on verge

The Florida State Seminoles have never won a national postseason tournament. The program has played in nine consecutive tournaments, including four straight NCAA appearances and five in the NIT, but …


LSU defeats Dons 71-63

Jarell Martin scored 14 of his 16 points in the first half and LSU beat host San Francisco 71-63 in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday night. Cole …


Cougars face Grizzlies in women’s NIT

With little time to spare, the Washington State women’s basketball team traveled Tuesday to Missoula to take on Montana tonight in the opening round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. …


Huskies out of postseason for first time since 2007

For the first time since 2007, the Washington Huskies men’s basketball team will not play in the postseason. After finishing 17-15 overall and 9-9 in the Pac-12, then losing in …


Huskies hold out hope for NIT invitation

SEATTLE – The Washington Huskies can skip the big selection show today. Instead, they will be sweating the second one. For a third straight season UW will miss the NCAA …


Baylor wins its first NIT title, over Iowa

NEW YORK – Pierre Jackson had his fourth straight double-double with 17 points and 10 assists to lead Baylor to the first National Invitation Tournament basketball title in school history …


Best bets on the Tube

One of the National Invitation Tournament semifinals set for tonight is a rematch. The other is a preview – of a pending conference rivalry. Maryland faces future Big Ten foe …


Stanford wins NIT championship

NEW YORK – Aaron Bright came off the bench to spark Stanford to an NIT title. The sophomore point guard had 15 points and six assists in Thursday’s 75-51 rout …


Huskies lose in NIT semifinals

NEW YORK – Still alive in late March, Minnesota is finally learning to win the close ones. The short-handed Golden Gophers improved to 3-3 in overtime games this season, beating …


Huskies lose in NIT semifinals

NEW YORK — Freshman guard Andre Hollins scored 20 points, including five in overtime, and short-handed Minnesota beat Washington 68-67 on Tuesday night to advance to the NIT title game.


Huskies on a mission this time at MSG

NEW YORK – After flying all the way across the country for the second time this season, Washington wants to make this trip to Madison Square Garden much more successful …