Taine Murray had a couple of points and a pair of rebounds as Virginia University Cavaliers beat Mississippi State 60-57 in the opening round of the NIT (National Invitation Tournament). Virginia will play North Texas in the second round.
In Canada Cantabrian guard Sofia Kennedy tallied 3 rebounds and 2 points as Windsor University Lancers were defeated 77-67 by Guelph University Gryphons in the quarter-finals of the Ontario University Athletics Conference Tournament.
Izzy Cook, Rashaan Smith and Western Nebraska Cougars are through to the Second Round of the Women’s s NJCAA (Junior College) National Championships after the Cougars beat Murray State 71-59. Smith claimed 3 rebounds, 2 blocks and a made free throw.
The Cougars will next play Wabash Valley in the Second Round.
Yesterday Nate Wilson and South Georgia Tech Jets were eliminated 88-80 by #14 South Plains in the First Round of the Men’s NJCAA (Junior College) National Championships. Nate had 3 rebounds and an assist in the loss.
NCAA Division I National Championships First Round
St Mary’s Gaels (Dan Fotu and Quinn Clinton) v Wyoming/Indiana
Colorado State (James Moors) v Michigan
New Mexico State (Yuat Alok) v UConn
Davidson (Sam Mennenga) v Michigan State
TCU (Harrison Young) v Seton Hall
Miami (Sam Waardenburg) v USC
Colorado (Charlotte Whittaker) v Creighton
Washington State (Charlisse and Krystal Leger-Walker) v Kansas State
BYU (Tegan Graham, Kaylee Smiler and Arielle Mackey- Williams) v Villanova
NIT (National Invitation Tournament) Second Round
March 19 or 20
Virginia (Taine Murray) v North Texas
WNIT (Women’s National Invitation Tournament) First Round
Wofford (Helen Matthews) at Middle Tennessee
Houston Baptist (Lauryn Mapusua) at Toledo
UC Irvine (Olivia Williams) at UCLA
Fordham (Kendell Heremaia) v Bucknell
Portland (Emme Shearer) v Colorado State (Jess Moors).
Women’s Basketball Invitational
St Mary’s Gaels (Tayla Dalton and Amy West) v Austin Peay
Men’s Basketball Invitational
Abilene Christian (Tobias Cameron) v Troy
NAIA Round of 16
Rocky Mountain (Dominique Stephens) v Wayland Baptist
Junior College National Championships First Round
Casper College (Dejaan Schuler) v Hutchinson
Junior College National Championships Second Round
Southern Idaho (Kyra Paniora, Ashlee Strawbridge) v Trinity Valley or Walters State
Western Nebraska( Izzy Cook, Rashaan Smith) v Wabash Valley