Gophers Get Left Out Of NIT, TooThis frustrating season is over for the Gophers, without an opportunity to defend their National Invitation Tournament title.
Ahanmisi, Minnesota Beat High Point 88-81 In NIT Two years ago, Minnesota embraced the National Invitation Tournament enough to reach the championship game.
Stanford Routs Minnesota 75-51 In NIT Title GameStanford's young guards Chasson Randle and Aaron Bright each scored 15 points, and the Cardinal routed Minnesota 75-51 to win the NIT title Thursday night.
Gophers Take Upbeat Attitude To NIT The National Invitation Tournament is often viewed as an anticlimactic, meaningless conclusion to the college basketball season, particularly for a program like Minnesota stuck in mediocrity for more than a decade.
Gophers Get To Keep Playing, Vs. La Salle In NIT Minnesota is one of three Big Ten teams in the National Invitation Tournament.