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Gophers gather NIT title
Minnesota drops Penn State in final; Clark is MVP
A turbulent day for the Big Ten ended with a trophy presentation. Minnesota gave the conference a distraction from Northwestern's point-shaving scandal by winning its second NIT title this decade Thursday night with a 79-72 win over league brethren Penn State.
NIT 3-spree lifts Dawgs over Fresno St.|
Georgia used the 3 to win third place in the NIT. G.G. Smith made nine of a school record 19 3-pointers Thursday, sending Georgia to a 95-79 win over Fresno State in the NIT's consolation game.
Minnesota, Penn State meet for NIT title|
Back off, Big Ten basketball bashers. Minnesota coach Clem Haskins thinks you're out of line. Critics of the conference say it's overrated, arguing the league's hoop teams aren't as talented or tough as those in the ACC, SEC or Big East.
Penn St. sneaks by Baylor for women's NIT crown|
Lisa Shepherd and Helen Darling each made a free throw in the final 20 seconds as the Penn State Lady Lions held off Baylor 59-56 Tuesday night in the NIT championship game.
Tarkanian trying to put bad press behind, win NIT|
The NIT's four semifinalists aren't as good as the teams in the other Final Four.
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