Kethan Savage scored 17 points and Patricio Garino had 14 to lead George Washington to a 60-54 win over Pittsburgh in the first round of the NIT Tuesday.
The Pitt Panthers missed out on the NCAA Tournament, but they will play in the NIT.
After their win over Kentucky in the first round of the NIT Tournament, there was little guess work as to whether or not that was the greatest victory in program history.
The Robert Morris Colonials may have been snubbed by the NCAA Tournament, but they made a big statement in the NIT Tuesday night.
Mike McFadden hit two free throws with 8.7 seconds remaining and Robert Morris shocked defending national champion Kentucky 59-57 in the opening round of the NIT on Tuesday night.
There’s quite a buzz on the Robert Morris University campus today because the team is hosting the defending national champion Kentucky Wildcats.
Robert Morris didn’t make the NCAA Tournament, but their consolation prize isn’t too bad. The Colonials will host defending national champion, Kentucky in a first-round game of the NIT.
NEW YORK (AP) — Talib Zanna had 18 points and 10 rebounds to help Pittsburgh bounce back from a loss to No. 4 Michigan by beating Delaware 85-59 Friday in the consolation game of the NIT Season Tipoff.