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Baylor is No. 1 seed in 2018 NIT Tournament

Mike Hopkins hoped a win Saturday would bolster his team’s chances of getting into the NCAA Tournament. The University of Oregon played Washington in the regular season finale Saturday Baylor is No. 1 seed in 2018 NIT Tournament
Shannon Reynolds | 15 March, 2018, 01:17

"We are thrilled to be a part of postseason play in the NIT." said Mason.

This is the first year since 1988 the state of Wisconsin has not been represented at the big dance. The Huskers will play either Tuesday or Wednesday in the first round of the NIT.

NIT Forecast: Rider is making its second appearance all-time in the NIT.

Baylor boasts an 18-14 record after exiting the Big 12 Tournament with a loss to West Virginia. Boise State beat Utah 73-68 in the first round and lost 71-56 to IL in the second round.

It's the ninth time that UConn has entered the NCAAs undefeated, including past year when the Huskies went in as the overwhelming favorite before their 111-game winning streak ended with a loss to Mississippi State in the Final Four. The two programs last met in 1999.

"We're hoping that we're going to host and get off to hopefully a really good start". You've got to give them all the credit.

Like most Cardinals fans, he is disappointed the men aren't playing in the NCAA Tournament, but he said a lot of businesses will still cash in this week.

Nebraska Coach Amy (Gusso) Williams will be leading her second school to an NCAA Division I Tournament, after also helping two Nebraska teams to the NCAA Tournament as a student-athlete.

The Huskies entered the NCAA Tournament discussion in February following wins over then-No.

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However, the committee looked the other way, and handed the final at-large spots to Arizona State, St. Bonaventure, Syracuse, and UCLA. 9 Arizona. Both the Sun Devils and Wildcats would go into to reach the Field of 68. The Bruins defeated the Broncos 83-56 in the first round of last year's tournament. "So hopefully we'll get four games this week".

On Sunday the Ducks (30-4) were No. 7 in RPI and projected as the No. 2 seed in the Spokane Region by ESPN. The championship game is set for there on March 29. The Crimson won the conference's regular-season title to qualify. "They had two wins in Quadrant 2".

The Washington-Boise State victor will play the victor of the game between Saint Mary's and Southeastern Louisiana. Soon, the Huskies would lose three in a row to Oregon, OSU and Utah. "I'm very proud of the hard work they've put in to get to this point and to be rewarded by extending our season is a great chance to keep getting better".

Vermont (27-7) at Middle Tennessee (24-7), 5 p.m.

The Eagles (19-15), who finished with their most wins since the 2010-11 season, will face off against Western Kentucky on Tuesday. Notre Dame and South Dakota State could play in the second round. Despite losing their starting front line, the Huskers were also six points per game better on the offensive end this season. They had a tough Big East schedule facing some top teams Xavier twice and Villanova three times. That pushed their record to 17-6.

The Huskers will travel to Mississippi State to take on the fourth-seeded Bulldogs (22-11, 9-9 SEC).

(The Broncos are unable to host the game due to a scheduling conflict at Taco Bell Arena).

Vermont-Middle Tennessee victor vs.

Semifinal winners, 5 p.m.

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