Tech doesn't make NIT ...

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  1. brett108

    brett108 Well-Known Member

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    I think they are a one seed because they believe it will sell more tickets. Iowa fans aren't necessarily disappointed with an NIT bid like IU fans are.
     
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  2. surly

    surly Well-Known Member

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    Understand Indiana turned down a home game due, supposedly, to renovation of Assembly Hall, a building that should be replaced rather than patched. But rather, I suspect, IU admins didn't think the empty seats look would be all that appealing given fans overall disappointment with NIT bid.
     
  3. Tornado man

    Tornado man Well-Known Member

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    Indiana corrected that - they said they turned down a home game because "their students were on spring break." But 10 other NIT schools who are hosting games are also on spring break, so it sounds kinda funny to me.
    Indiana would sell lots of tickets, their fan support is maybe the best of any team in the NIT field. Are they trying to sabotage Crean?
    If I was an Indiana player, I would be pissed...

    http://www.crimsonquarry.com/2017/3/12/14903384/indiana-nit-home-game-spring-break-georgia-tech
     
  4. CycloneRulzzz

    CycloneRulzzz Well-Known Member

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    Guess Tech didn't want to settle for the CIT. ;) I think that loss to Texas probably did them in regarding NIT.
     

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