The National Invitation Tournament (Images of Sports Series)

The National Invitation Tournament (Images of Sports Series)

by Ray Floriani

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Overview


It is the nation's oldest postseason college basketball tournament. For decades the National Invitation Tournament has been a prestigious event that schools have pointed to and proudly played in. What began with a six-team field in 1938 is now a forty-team event. The NIT has become a proving ground for emerging teams on the verge of making a run for the NCAA national championship. Teams fortunate enough to earn the championship and cut down the nets in Madison Square Garden revel in their accomplishment and treasure it for years to come. The National Invitation Tournament, a pictorial essay, is a tribute to the coaches, players, and fans of this respected event.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738539041
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 02/15/2006
Series: Images of Sports Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Ray Floriani, a writer with Eastern Basketball magazine for more than 25 years, has contributed to Basketball Times, American Cheerleader magazine, and several Web sites. Floriani has covered every NIT since 1977, and in 1999 he was chosen as NIT Media Man of the Year.

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