Tag: CBI

Deeper look at CBI and CIT fields

So with things looking dicey for Northwestern and the NIT is there a chance that the Wildcats might play in smaller tournament? Sure, if they want to. There are going to be 40 other teams that play postseason basketball in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament (CIT) and the College Basketball Invitational (CBI). Both are relatively new and both come... Read more »

What we know about CIT and CBI teams

40 teams are going to make the postseason after the NCAA Tournament and NIT select their fields. That’s because there are two other small postseason events, the CIT and the CBI. Both are relatively new and both come with some special rules. For instance, the CIT only takes mid-major teams and the Great West Conference... Read more »

Talk about Northwestern's Selection Sunday

No matter what happens today Northwestern fans are going to need to talk about Selection Sunday. If an NIT bid happens, well… I’ll jump out of my chair with joy. If a CBI/CIT bid happens we’ll certainly have something to talk about. This is your chance. I’ll be here all night. So feel free to... Read more »

Tracking CBI/CIT Bids

UPDATE: Going to continue this, but Northwestern is in the NIT! I’m going to be tracking all the bids I can find out about before Selection Sunday tonight. If I hear anything on Twitter or through my various Google Searches I’ll try and post it here. Obviously the goal is for Northwestern to play in... Read more »

Northwestern loses to Purdue, now what?

Drew Crawford – here against Illinois – is banged up, but he still made some spectacular plays in Northwestern’s 69-61 loss to Purdue. Northwestern had a lead going into halftime, but couldn’t hold onto it in the second half and lost 69-61 in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament against Purdue. Now the Wildcats... Read more »

Northwestern lucky to get into the NIT

I’m sure Jeremy Nash didn’t want his senior year to end with even the NIT in doubt. The end of the season hasn’t gone as planned for Northwestern. The Wildcats were supposed to be able to use a soft second half of the Big Ten schedule to rack up the wins and getting into the... Read more »