No matter whether
I really, really do not want to be one of these teams that is on the NCAA bubble and then lays an egg in the NIT. Don’t get me wrong the NIT will always be the bastard step child, but this year the NIT has some real talent in it. There are quite a few teams that in my opinion have a better case for the NCAAs than some of the teams that got in. Let’s look a bit closer at who could make the NIT Final Four.
St Mary’s (26-6) could win the NIT if Patty Mills plays like his pre-injured self. The Gales are for real. I see St Mary’s playing
Creighton had 26 wins in the regular season. They should have made the NCAAs, the killer for them was the beating they took in the first round of the conference tournament. I have them matched up with
Auburns bracket is rough. The entire bracket is rough for that matter.
Northwestern (17-13) is a team that
Baylor (20-14) played to the finals in the Big XII tourney. They can shoot the three very well. I wonder if they have played too hard to keep advancing in any tourney, and they get the well rested
Virginia Tech (18-14) is another team that could have made the NCAAs. They beat some of the top ACC teams this season in
I am taking
So the NIT Final Four is set in my bracket.
War Damn Eagle