NITology Saturday: Ranking the 2nd Rate

    
March 13th, 2010
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In conjunction with the regular Bracketology articles, here's a projected look at the 2010 NIT field. Teams with a are guaranteed a bid. The regular-season champion from a league (depending on the league's tie-breaker system) automatically gets a bid into the NIT. In the NIT, the higher seed hosts, but teams are matched up within seed geographically as opposed to a snake order. Green = new team. Arrows represent change in seed since last update.

 

 

 

 

ONE

Minnesota

Mississippi St

Seton Hall

Rhode Island

 

TWO

UCONN

Memphis

Arizona St

NC State

 

THREE

Wichita St

UAB

South Florida

St. John's

 

FOUR

Cincinnati

William & Mary

Alabama

North Carolina

 

FIVE

Dayton

Texas Tech

Kent St

New Mexico St

 

SIX

Miami

Marshall

VCU

St Louis

 

SEVEN

Illinois St

Coastal Carolina

Weber St

Troy

 

EIGHT

Jacksonville

Quinnipiac

Stony Brook

Jackson St

 

Next in Line:

Nevada, Wright St, Portland, Northeastern

 

Last Into NCAA Tournament:

Ole Miss, Florida, Virginia Tech, Washington

 

Dropped Out:

Arizona, Charlotte, Nevada, Northeastern, Portland, Tulsa