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13 March 2018, 11:06 | Randall Craig
What's the next step for UW? The NIT and a chance for the Huskies to “get better”
While I think it is the correct decision to give teams like Oklahoma and Arizona State NCAA Tournament berths for their strong early season resumes, the NIT should be under no such obligation to give Temple an NIT berth.
The Boise State men's basketball team will play Washington in the first round of the NIT this week.
One of the biggest metrics driven websites on the Internet, Team Rankings.com has also said the Nebrasketball team is a solid entry into the field. Marquette would play one more game at a campus site before playing the semifinal and final rounds at Madison Square Garden in NY. If they win, the Bears will host the victor of Mississippi State and Nebraska.
South Dakota is one of 16 teams in the College Basketball Invitational Tournament.
Mississippi State was 17-2 at home this season, while 2-8 in true road games.
They say $20 premium tickets are for sale in the premium boxes and terrace areas. But then the second "slap in the face" as NU head coach Tim Miles put it, was finding out the team's seeding in the NIT. "Nebraska's had some fine wins in their league".
The day and time for the Broncos' game is to be determined, but first-round games are scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday.
Nebraska's only other NCAA Tournament appearance in the state of Texas was a successful one.
The Huskers, who earned their first NCAA bid since facing Syracuse in the 2015 first round at Columbia, S.C., are led on the court by second-team All-Big Ten point guard Hannah Whitish.
But when the bracket was finally unveiled on Sunday, it was obvious that those teams who had multiple Q1 wins - especially those who played the most Q1 games - were given a significant advantage in the at-large pool.
The Huskers went 22-10 this season, including a 13-5 record in the Big Ten, but they didn't really have any big wins.
UNC Asheville (21-12) at Southern Cal (23-11), 8 p.m.
The NIT will feature four rules modifications that are not the norm from what MSU and the rest of the field saw during the regular season. It was tied with the Golden Gophers in the Big Ten - getting the tiebreaker because of the head-to-head win, and finished well ahead of Purdue and Rutgers.
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