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  1. W2W4: The NIT semifinals

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- Here's what to watch for in Tuesday's semifinals of the National Invitation Tournament at Madison Square Garden. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. ET, and you can watch the games on ESPN2. HOME SWEET HOME: Brooklyn native and former Knicks coach ...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  2. St. John's season ends with stunning loss

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- St. John's 2013-14 season was a disappointment. Its final game was an embarrassment. After failing to reach the NCAA tournament, the Red Storm were awarded a No. 1 seed in the NIT. Two days later, they were beaten handily by No. 8 s...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  3. St. John's settles for No. 1 seed in NIT

    Kieran Darcy

    For St. John's, the bubble officially popped Sunday. The Red Storm will not be in the NCAA tournament for the third year in a row. Instead, St. John's is a No. 1 seed in the NIT, hosting No. 8 seed Robert Morris on Tuesday at Carnesecca Arena. Alt...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  4. St. John's bubble bursts vs. Providence

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- St. John's may play another game in Madison Square Garden this season. But it will be in the NIT. The Red Storm's NCAA tournament aspirations were all but snuffed out Thursday, courtesy of their 79-74 loss to Providence in the Big E...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Xavier 65, St. John's 53

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- Some quick thoughts on St. John's' 65-53 loss to Xavier on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden: What it means: Xavier moved one step closer to the NCAA tournament, and St. John's moved one step closer to the NIT. In a tilt between two ...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  6. Rapid Reaction: Baylor 74, Iowa 54

    Kieran Darcy

    What it means: Baylor is your 2013 NIT champion. The Bears are the first Big 12 team ever to win this tournament, thanks to their 74-54 victory over Iowa on Thursday at Madison Square Garden. Baylor (23-14, 9-9 Big 12) had a disappointing regul...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  7. Baylor, Iowa will play for NIT championship

    Kieran Darcy

    Baylor and Iowa are both a long way from New York City. They're also both one win away from an NIT title. Neither team has won this tournament before. The Bears and Hawkeyes are trying to make history, and finish their seasons on a winning note...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  8. Stanford routs Minnesota in NIT final

    Kieran Darcy

    Stanford and Minnesota had the college basketball stage all to themselves Thursday night at Madison Square Garden, two days before the NCAA Final Four. The Cardinal put on a heck of a show, pummeling the Golden Gophers 75-51 to win the 75th annual...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  9. Rapid Reax: Stanford 75, Minnesota 51

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- A quick take on Stanford's 75-51 win over Minnesota on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. WHAT IT MEANS: Stanford wins the 75th annual National Invitation Tournament -- its second NIT championship, after also winning the title ba...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  10. W2W4: Stanford vs. Minnesota

    Kieran Darcy

    Here are three things to watch for when Stanford (25-11, 10-8 Pac-12) takes on Minnesota (23-14, 6-12 Big Ten) on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. Tip-off is at 7 p.m., and you can watch the game on ESPN, or via ESPN3. WHAT'S AT STAKE: ...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  11. Rapid Reax: Seton Hall 63, Stony Brook 61

    Kieran Darcy

    Recap | Box score WHAT IT MEANS: Seton Hall (21-12), one of the four No. 1 seeds in the National Invitation Tournament, withstands a tough challenge from No. 8 seed Stony Brook (22-10) and advances to the second round of the NIT. The Pirates, w...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  12. Rapid Reaction: Wichita St. 66, Alabama 57

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- A quick take on Wichita State's 66-57 win over Alabama on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden: WHAT IT MEANS: Wichita State, a No. 4 seed, wins the National Invitation Tournament by knocking off its second No. 1 seed of the week, ...

    Blog | March 31, 2011
  13. Rapid Reaction: Alabama 62, Colorado 61

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- A quick take on Alabama's 62-61 win over Colorado on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden: WHAT IT MEANS: Alabama defeats fellow No. 1 seed Colorado in the National Invitation Tournament semifinals, and advances to the championship g...

    Blog | March 29, 2011
  14. The NIT Final Four -- a preview

    Kieran Darcy

    While the college basketball world is buzzing about next weekend's NCAA tournament Final Four in Houston, we've got a Final Four of our own right here in our backyard, competing for the National Invitation Tournament championship. It may lack the ...

    Blog | March 28, 2011