Notre Dame Basketball: Irish will be a 1-seed in the NIT

Notre Dame Basketball: Irish will be a 1-seed in the NIT

The national semifinals are March 30 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., and the national championship game is April 1 at 6 p.m. The first round will take place on March 13 and 14; the second round will be played March 15-19; the quarterfinals will be March 20 and 21.

No fewer than a dozen of the 68 teams in the tournament have been named either in the FBI investigation or in media reports that allege coaches and others have directed payments and improper benefits to recruits and players - thus, breaking rules that go to the core of the amateur-sports code that defines and regulates both the NCAA and the "student-athletes" who make this billion-dollar business run.

But while Notre Dame could see the bubble, hear the bubble and maybe even smell the bubble, the Irish couldn't quite grab a spot in the NCAA tournament's field of 68 teams, as the NCAA selection committee relegated Notre Dame to the NIT on Sunday.

USC has won six of eight heading into Tuesday night's game against UNC Asheville in its first NIT appearance since 1999. The victor will face either Penn State or Temple in the second round. "They just didn't have enough on their resume to be in as an at-large".

The Irish finished the season with a 20-14 overall record, finishing 12th in the ACC with an 8-10 record.

Hopefully we get a fun tournament. He connected on 29.1 percent of his 3-pointers and 76.8 percent of his free throws.

As a junior, when he was the only ACC player to average a double-double, Colson was named to the Associated Press All-American Third Team, All-ACC First Team, ACC All-Tournament First Team and was a finalist for the Karl Malone and Wooden Awards. Tops for the Irish in that one was Bonzie Colson with 18 points.

"Of their 28 wins, all but four were against teams in the last two quadrants,"Rasmussen said, referring to the new terminology to better evaluate road and neutral-court wins. This was the most rewarding championship I think we've had", McGraw said last month".

Colson is a New Bedford native who played his high school ball at St. Andrew's in Barrington, Rhode Island, where he was twice named the state's Player of the Year, an honor New Bedford's Brycen Goodine earned this season.

UCLA, Saint Bonaventure, Arizona State, and Syracuse were the final four teams to make the field, according to the selection committee. NBADraft.net does not have him getting selected.

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