If you feel as though there is not quite enough basketball in the month of March, we have some good news for you. This week will see the beginning of no fewer than four postseason NCAA basketball tournaments. In addition to the 2012 NCAA Tournament, the NIT tournament and the CIT Tournament, Zepra Pen will present the 2012 College Basketball Invitational.
Although there are no Southern California teams taking part in the CBI, there are plenty of Pac-12 and other big name teams involved. Here is all the pertinent information on the game.
Tuesday, March 13:
Wednesday, March 14:
Western Illinois Leathernecks vs. Oregon St. Beavers, 7:00 p.m. PT (HDNet)
North Dakota St. Bison vs. Wyoming Cowboys, time TBA
Delaware Blue Hens vs. Butler Bulldogs, 5:00 p.m. ET (HDNet)
Quinnipiac Bobcats vs. Penn Quakers, time TBA
Wofford Terriers vs. Pittsburgh Panthers, time TBA
The quarterfinals will be held on Monday, March 19. The semifinals will air on HDNet on Wednesday, March 21. The Championship series will also air on HDNet and will be a best-of-three series on March 26, March 28 and, if necessary, March 30.
You can click here to find the full CBI Tournament bracket.
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