Stories tagged: NIT
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.
Tue., March 28, 2017, 9 p.m.
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.
Sun., March 12, 2017, 10:01 p.m.
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 …
Thu., March 31, 2016, 8:35 p.m.
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 …
Mon., March 28, 2016, 8:06 p.m.
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.
Sun., March 27, 2016, 9:09 p.m.
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.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 8:45 p.m.
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 …
Mon., March 21, 2016, 10:53 p.m.
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 …
Sun., March 13, 2016, 9:50 p.m.
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 …
Mon., March 23, 2015
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 …
Mon., March 16, 2015
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 …
Tue., July 22, 2014
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 …
Fri., April 4, 2014
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 …
Thu., April 3, 2014
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 …
Wed., April 2, 2014
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 …
Tue., April 1, 2014
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 …
Thu., March 20, 2014
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 …
Wed., March 19, 2014
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. …
Mon., March 17, 2014
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 …
Sun., March 16, 2014
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 …
Fri., April 5, 2013
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 …
Tue., April 2, 2013
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 …
Fri., March 30, 2012
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 …
Wed., March 28, 2012
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 …
Tue., March 27, 2012, 9:24 p.m.
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.
Tue., March 27, 2012
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 …
Sat., March 24, 2012
UW women make their mark in NIT
SEATTLE – The February 2010 Sports Illustrated article still burns in Regina Rogers’ memory. “Brand of Brothers” depicted Seattle as a hotbed for NBA talent, which is true. Rogers, a …
Thu., March 22, 2012
Minnesota advances to NIT semis against Washington
Rodney Williams and Andre Hollins each scored 24 points to help Minnesota advance to the semifinals of the NIT with a 78-72 win over Middle Tennessee on Wednesday night in …
Wed., March 21, 2012
Huskies advance to NIT semifinals
Terrence Ross scored 24 points, Tony Wroten added 22 points and Washington advanced to the semifinals of the NIT, holding off a late rally from Pac-12 rival Oregon for a …