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Texas can hook its horns to an NIT championship. Dyan Osetkowski had 19 points and 11 rebounds to lead Texas to the NIT championship with an 81-66 win over Lipscomb at Madison Square Garden. Jase Febres scored 17 points and Kerwin Roach II had 16. Texas won its first NIT title since 1978.
The series consists of just three games, but what a trio for both programs. No. 4 Gonzaga (9-1) visits No. 12 North Carolina (7-2) at the Dean Smith Center on Saturday.
Gonzaga or Kansas? Which team will be ranked No. 1 come Monday? It should be an interesting vote from 65 media members in the AP poll and 32 Division I coaches in the USA Today rankings.
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 Monday night to reach the NIT quarterfinals.
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 first round of the NIT.
The Washington Huskies earned a No. 5 seed in the National Invitation Tournament and will host fourth-seeded Boise State on Wednesday.
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.
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 game on Tuesday night. Texas Christian will meet Georgia Tech in the championship game Thursday night.
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.
The Washington State Cougars and Eastern Washington Eagles women both garnered spots in postseason tournaments, it was announced on Monday.
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 Greensboro, North Carolina, the Orange were matched up Sunday night against UNC Greensboro in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament.
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 Madison Square Garden.
It took a pointed pep talk from coach Steve Fisher to get his San Diego State players focused on the National Invitation Tournament.
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.
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 quarterfinals of the NIT at San Diego.
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 spot in the men’s NIT quarterfinals.
Want some March Madness? That was Jon Newlee on Selection Monday.
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 the Huskies on Sunday as a No. 3 seed, and they will host No. 6 seed Long Beach State in a first-round game at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hec Edmundson Pavilion. The game will be televised by ESPN2.
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 the game with 2,275 career points, third on Stanford’s all-time list, and now needs 27 to break Todd Lichti’s school record.