Even changing one of Nebraska's close losses to Kansas, Creighton or Ohio State to a win wouldn't appear to do much more than improve the Huskers' NIT seeding.
When: Tuesday, 10 p.m., Matthew Knight Arena, Eugene, Ore. We can still do something about it. I think that's the good news.
The 2018 NCAA Tournament field was unveiled on Sunday. MSU was 73rd and 62nd.
The victor of that game will play the victor of No. 1 Baylor and No. 8 Wagner. "I hope we rally and respond and the guys feel the same way I do".
The NCAA paid $56 million in 2006 to take over the NIT. The coach then watched the NIT show in his office.
Louisville's interim athletic director Vince Tyra reiterated his plan to wait until after the season before the school decides on naming a permanent coach.
With Cain in the middle and a commitment to defense for the entire Nebraska team, the Huskers improved by 13 points defensively from a year ago, allowing just 63.3 points per game this season. UVM will be playing in the NIT for the fourth time.
Nebraska must get over its disappointment quickly.
As of a week ago, the Huskies were trying to sneak into the NCAA Tournament.
"I'm still emotional about the whole thing", Miles said.
Marquette's opening NIT game - the program's first since the 2004-'05 season - will be either Tuesday or Wednesday. First there was finding out the team didn't get into the NCAA tournament while squads like Texas, Oklahoma and Arizona State did. Rutgers is next with 14.
Baylor head coach Scott Drew said not making the NCAA Tournament field was a let down, but the Bears still have a chance to win a championship. The most-recent victory was in the first round in 2008 at home over Charlotte.
It's also important to keep in mind that the Big Ten is moving to a 20-game league schedule next season, meaning there will be two fewer non-conference opportunities. She was the only freshman or sophomore to earn a spot on the five-player Big Ten All-Defensive Team and she was also one of five conference newcomers on the Big Ten All-Freshman Team.
The games will be divided into four 10-minute quarters as opposed to two 20-minute halves.
The free throw lane will be widened from 12 feet to 16 feet, consistent with the width used by the National Basketball Association. The college width is 12 feet.