Nebraska to play Arizona State in NCAA Tournament

Nebraska to play Arizona State in NCAA Tournament

Nebraska to play Arizona State in NCAA Tournament

The 2018 NIT is the 25th postseason appearance in school history and 18th time NU has been selected for the NIT. Dana Altman's club returned only two players - Payton Pritchard and Keith Smith - who played in the national semifinal against North Carolina.

Boise State and Washington played a closed scrimmage before the season.

Washington is 8-1 lifetime against Boise State, but the teams haven't played in 19 years.

It's not clear exactly what the NCAA selection committee has against the Huskers but it seems as if a week spent talking about how Nebraska didn't deserve to be in the NCAAs convinced everyone they barely deserved to be in the postseason. Enough so that they earned a 10-seed in the NCAA Tournament.

UW entered the Pac-12 Tournament with the hopes of playing its way into the NCAA Tournament. 25 Arizona State and then-No.

One of the biggest metrics driven websites on the Internet, Team Rankings.com has also said the Nebrasketball team is a solid entry into the field.

Nebraska's 21 wins mark a 14-game improvement in the win column over last year's 7-22 overall record, when the Huskers tied for last in the Big Ten Conference. "We didn't have any losses in quadrant three or quadrant four".

A late-season skid saw the Huskies go from being a potential entry to a bubble team to needing major help just to get back in the conversation.

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Creighton was also chosen for the tournament as an at-large team. He has averaged 2.4 points and 1.8 rebounds per contest.

Junior forward Noah Dickerson was a first team All-Pac-12 selection while freshman guard Jaylen Nowell was chosen to the all-freshman team.

A'Shanti Coleman's buzzer-beating putback against Nevada on Friday gave the Broncos a 62-60 victory in the Mountain West Tournament championship game, pushing their win streak to 10 games. The Bulldogs finished the season 22-11, 9-9 in the SEC and behind Nebraska in both RPI and KenPom. "Nebraska's had some fine wins in their league". 2 Kansas in Kansas City, Mo.

Game time is 8 p.m.

Rider (22-9) at OR (22-12), 7 p.m. Other teams kept getting the nine, 10, and 11 seeds that seemed in line with where the Huskers would be slotted.

Despite all of those things, Penn State is a four seed and is hosting the Temple Owls. If the seeds hold and Nebraska continues to win, the Huskers won't play any of their NIT games in Lincoln.

No. 1 Nathan Boniel of PSU won 6-4, 6-4.

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