The NIT Season Tip-Off Begins Monday night, with the last four teams standing playing at Madison Square Garden. Several of the top mid-majors will be participating, from Lehigh to Robert Morris, from North Texas to Delaware. Which one will end up in New York City to play for all the marbles?
Three mid-majors and a Division II team had a chance to get to Madison Square Garden Tuesday night. Only one accomplished the feat. Given that we told you about that one, let's look at the other three contests.
Delaware took out Virginia on Tuesday night to advance to the NIT semifinals. The worst part is that I found myself rooting for the Blue Hens to pull off the upset. I should go hand in my DAC Pack lifetime member card now.
If you need a little break from the scheduled marathon programming, you might want to check out five games featuring mid-majors. On tap tonight? Delaware's guards, Nate Wolters, C.J. McCollum and maybe the answers to a few questions.
The hot shooting from Fairfield went away when they spent halftime in the locker room. The Stags shot just 20.8 percent in the second half against Virginia and ultimately lost by nine, despite poor shooting from the Cavaliers.
Bowling Green's A'uston Calhoun scored 30 points and helped push Cleveland State to overtime in the opening round of the NIT Season Tip-Off. It wasn't enough as Tim Kamczyc led the Vikings past the Falcons 79-73
Buoyed by a 6-for-11 shooting performance from long range, Fairfield holds a slim one-point lead over Virginia at halftime during the opening round of the NIT Season Tip-Off. Desmond Wade leads the Stags with 11 points.
The NIT Tip-off bracket has been released and we break down which mid-major team has the best shot to reach Madison Square Garden. And could North Texas' Tony Mitchell make an early national name for himself?