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The NIT will now take just about anyone



We’re #65!

The NIT anounced criteria changes for its tournament today and now all regular-season conference champs not in the NCAA tourney will get a spot in the NIT. Also, a team no longer needs a .500 record to get into the tournament.

Just think, the NIT used to be the postseason tournament in the U.S. I have watched a lot of NIT games (this is what happens when your team stinks) and it’s so depressing. The schools put up a “hey, we’re here to win it” facade but you know most of the players from big time programs are not happy to be there. The worst part about winning the NIT is that… you won the NIT.

[Sportsline]: NIT makes significant criteria changes for 40-team field

By Vin

Vin is a Philly boy who shouldn't be invited into your house because he'll judge you on your book and music collection. He owns Dawkins, Utley, Iverson, and Lindros jerseys, which is all you really need to know about him. He can be reached at [email protected]

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