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An NIT Selection Trends FAQ

During the course of NIT Bracketology I’m often asked a number of questions about the process. Using data I pulled from on NIT participants for the past five seasons I took at some trends I think would be most useful for current observers.

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NIT Bracketology: Feb. 13, 2017

Now it’s getting real. There is just a month until Selection Sunday and the resumes are starting to solidify.

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NIT Bracketology: January 30, 2017

Now that it’s almost February, it’s time for another round of NIT Bracketology. This is the first official, hand-curated bracket from NYC Buckets this season.

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Way Too Early NIT Bracketology (Via EBS)

It’s obviously still way too early to start projecting the NCAA tournament or NIT brackets, but… Let’s do it anyways!

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MSG Goes Buff And Blue As GW Rolls To NIT Title

The coach got up in front of his nervous young team before the NIT finals at Madison Square Garden Thursday night and gave his pregame speech: “Look, have fun out there. How many people have an opportunity like this to go out and perform in a place like this? You’ve earned the right to be […]

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No NCAA Tournament, But Valparaiso Represents Mid-Majors Well

Valparaiso did its best to not let the bittersweet that others feel for them show Tuesday night when the small-town Horizon League school invaded Madison Square Garden and eventually took down slightly larger BYU 72-70 after nearly blowing a big lead in the NIT semifinals. We cover almost exclusively mid-majors here at Big Apple Buckets, […]

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A Few Thoughts On Bracketology

Now that we’re on the morning of Selection Sunday, I wanted to share some thoughts about the current bracket and NIT selection.

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NIT Bracketology: March 1, 2016

Note: Completely new bracket coming on Sunday. But… I’ve made some tweaks from this bracket to the bracket that’s available on the permanent page.

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NIT Bracketology: Feb. 25, 2016

There are 67 college basketball games tonight, so I wanted to make this NIT bracket was published before then.

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NIT Bracketology: Feb. 17, 2016

Before we get into the bracket I just want to remind everyone that this bracket is based on an end of season projection.

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