Tech doesn't make NIT ...

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  1. surly

    surly Well-Known Member

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    State43 Well-Known Member

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    Tech doesn't make it yet Iowa is a 1 seed. Strange times indeed.
     
  3. jereseib

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    I found this really odd as well, Tech was easily an NIT team this year.
     
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  4. TykeClone

    TykeClone Burgermeister!

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    You don't think that they declined an invite?
     
  5. BCClone

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    And Indiana b-slaps Iowa and still is the 3 seed to iowas 1? Weren't they tied or within a game in then big ten?
     
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  7. jereseib

    jereseib Well-Known Member

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    No, they didnt. I caught the very end of the show and the "chairman" said nobody declined an invite.
     
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    jereseib Well-Known Member

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    Indiana was also 7-11 in the Big 10.
     
  9. BCClone

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    What was iowa? Was thinking 8-10 or so.
     
  10. chuckd4735

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    Pretty sure Tech would of been invited over TCU until TCU beat KU.
     
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    10-8, they also beat Indiana a couple weeks ago. Indiana didnt beat anybody since December.
     
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  12. jereseib

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    They cant both go?
     
  13. chuckd4735

    chuckd4735 Well-Known Member

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    No they could both go, but there are so many auto-bids for the NIT that there are only a handful of at-larges.
     
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    Too bad. I haven't looked at the field but I'm sure Tech could beat most of them.
     
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  16. intrepid27

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    Question - Who gets Auto-Bids for NIT?
     
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    Mid-major regular season champs that don't win their conference tournament.
     
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    I think there were something like 10 automatic bids in a field of 32 so 22 at large. Surprised Iowa was basically in the first 4 out even after getting whipped by IU in the first round of the Big10 Tourney.
     
  19. brett108

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    They beat MSU, who is somehow a 9 seed based on the strength of their win over PedoSt in the B1G tourney, and NW who is also a tournament team. On a neutral court they absolutely mauled Iowa as well, and that was what, a day ago? I think anyone would pick Indiana over Iowa in an NIT matchup.
     
  20. TykeClone

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    Ouch!
     

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