Report: Preseason NIT to feature Michigan, Pittsburgh, Kansas State and Virginia

Dylan Burkhardt

imageIt had been previously reported that Michigan would participate in the Preseason NIT for the 2012-13 season but the other three featured teams had yet to be revealed. CBS’s Jeff Goodman is reporting that Pittsburgh, Kansas State and Virginia are the three teams that will be slotted to join Michigan at Madison Square Garden.

PRESEASON NIT (Madison Square Garden, NY)

Dates: Nov. 21, 23

Teams: Michigan, Pittsburgh, Kansas State, Virginia

Others: Fordham, Bowling Green, Delaware, Fairfield, Cleveland State, Lamar, Robert Morris, North Texas

Michigan will host regional opening rounds of the tournament at the Crisler Center but, unlike other more recent tournaments, host schools are not guaranteed to advance to the semifinals.

Find a full rundown of future Michigan basketball scheduling dates on our future schedule page.

  • Bleed blue

    Michigan should roll through this tournament. Nice way to display some of our talent in New York.

  • Steve2081

    I hope we get a chance to beat up on Bruce Weber again. I just do not like that man.

  • A2JD

    I hope to see MICHIGAN in person both at MSG and at the Barclay Center. Go Blue!

  • mzorstar

    Anybody know when or where tickets go on sale for MSG or Brooklyn?