NU (22-10) will be playing in the NIT for the 18th time, more than any Big Ten program. Wagner will be pitted against the No. 1-seeded, Baylor University Bears of the Big 12 Conference at the Ferrell Center in Waco, TX. "We only had one loss to a non-tournament team and that was at Iowa State which, according to KenPom, is the second toughest place to play in the country". View the full bracket here.
The 2018 NCAA Tournament field was unveiled on Sunday. The Bulldogs will host Abilene Christian on Monday.
The Boise State women's basketball team is headed to the NCAA Tournament, but it's not the kind of invitation many expected.
It's safe to say most people thought Nebraska was going to be a second or third seed in the NIT. That left only the Big Ten Tournament for Nebraska to make a statement.
Not only too little to get into the NCAA Tournament. This despite the fact that they lost the NCAA tournament one seed Kansas by a point. "I don't have anything really good to say to you guys today".
"My second team at Pittsburgh made the NIT and the following year we made the Sweet Sixteen in the NCAA tournament", Howland said. What looked to be a daunting league slate ended up being a major blow for the Huskers as they made their charge towards an NCAA Tournament bid the past two months.
A'Shanti Coleman's buzzer-beating putback against Nevada on Friday gave the Broncos a 62-60 victory in the Mountain West Tournament championship game, pushing their win streak to 10 games. "We got a chance to get some more wins under our belt and just get more and more comfortable with each other and end the season on the right note so we can get ready for next year".
"We've been clear all along we're going to wait until the season wraps up, and then we'll talk about it", Tyra said Monday.
Quinndary Weatherspoon is averaging a team-best 14.8 points per game. Thybulle was initially named to the all-defensive team and was later awarded the conference's defensive player of the year.
Nebraska (22-10) at Mississippi State (22-11), 6 p.m. At 3 p.m., tickets will be available for the general public at www.HailState.com/Tickets, or calling the ticket office at 1-888-GO-DAWGS.