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2011-2012 NIT Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 13 - 29, 2012
Tournament Champions: Stanford
Tournament Runner Up: Minnesota
Tournament MOP/MVP: Aaron Bright (Stanford, So.)
All-Tournament Team: N/A
Championship Game Venue: Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, NY)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Dwayne Allen, Jeff Anderson, Clarence Armstrong, Roger Ayers, Rick Batsell, Chris Beaver, Haywood Bostic, James Breeding, Kevin Brill, Jim Burr, Evon Burroughs, Jeff Campbell, Jimmy Casas, Sean Cassidy, Tony Chiazza, Dan Chrisman, Jeff Clark, Tim Comer, Ed Corbett, Martin Cota, Bill Covington, Eric Curry, AJ Desai, Lonnie Dixon, Ron Dixon, Pat Driscoll, K.C. Ely, Pat Evans, Brad Ferrie, John Gaffney, Tim Gattis, Darren George, David Hall, Brent Hampton, Verne Harris, Frank Harvey, John Heatly, Tony Henderson, Karl Hess, Wilson Holland, Michael Irving, Chuck Jones, Brian Kersey, Bryan Kersey, Keith Kimble, Shawn Lehigh, Andrew Marotta, Glen Mayberry, Mike Nance, Ray Natali, Ray Natili, Brian O' Connell, Tony Padilla, Antonio Petty, Gerry Pollard, Matt Potter, Robert Riley, Mike Roberts, Wally Rutecki, Larry Scirotto, Doug Shows, Forrest Sigler, Lamar Simpson, Doug Sirmons, Alfred Smith, Winston Smith, Larry Spaulding, Gene Steratore, John Stigliano, Mike Stuart, Kurt Walker, Earl Walton
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Terrence Ross (Washington, So.) (100)
Total Rebounds:Josh Owens (Stanford, Sr.) (33)
Total Assists:Abdul Gaddy (Washington, Jr.) (28)
Total Steals:Josh Owens (Stanford, Sr.) (11)
Total Blocks:Dario Hunt (Nevada, Sr.) (7), Josh Huestis (Stanford, So.) (7)
Total Minutes:Austin Hollins (Minnesota, So.) (180)
Total FIC:Terrence Ross (Washington, So.) (60.4)
Total Fouls:Andre Hollins (Minnesota, Fr.) (16)
Total Turnovers:Andre Hollins (Minnesota, Fr.) (20)
Total FGs:Rodney Williams (Minnesota, Jr.) (38)
Total 3PM:Terrence Ross (Washington, So.) (15)
Total FTs:Aaron Bright (Stanford, So.) (22)

Tournament Bracket

Washington Bracket
1 Washington 82
8 Texas-Arlington 72
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Northwestern 76
5 Akron 74
3 Oregon 96
6 LSU 76
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Dayton 75
7 Iowa 84
Washington Bracket
 
 
1 Washington 76
4 Northwestern 55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Oregon 108
7 Iowa 97
Washington Bracket
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Washington 90
3 Oregon 86
Tennessee Bracket
1 Tennessee 65
8 Savannah State 51
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Middle Tennessee State 86
5 Marshall 78
3 La Salle 61
6 Minnesota 70
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Miami (FL) 66
7 Valparaiso 50
Tennessee Bracket
 
 
1 Tennessee 64
4 Middle Tennessee State 71
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Miami (FL) 60
6 Minnesota 78
Tennessee Bracket
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Middle Tennessee State 72
6 Minnesota 78
Seton Hall Bracket
1 Seton Hall 63
8 Stony Brook 61
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Mississippi State 96
5 Massachusetts 101
3 Drexel 81
6 UCF 56
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Saint Joseph's 65
7 Northern Iowa 67
Seton Hall Bracket
 
 
1 Seton Hall 67
5 Massachusetts 77
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Drexel 65
7 Northern Iowa 63
Seton Hall Bracket
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Drexel 70
5 Massachusetts 72
Arizona Bracket
1 Arizona 54
8 Bucknell 65
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Oral Roberts 59
5 Nevada 68
3 Stanford 76
6 Cleveland State 65
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Ole Miss 93
7 Illinois State 96
Arizona Bracket
 
 
5 Nevada 75
8 Bucknell 67
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Stanford 92
7 Illinois State 88
Arizona Bracket
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Stanford 84
5 Nevada 56
Semifinals and Finals
1 Washington 67
6 Minnesota 68
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Stanford 74
5 Massachusetts 64
Semifinals and Finals
 
 
3 Stanford 75
6 Minnesota 51

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
Berth Type
1 Arizona 23  11  67.65% 12  66.67% At-Large
1 Washington 21  10  67.74% 14  77.78% Automatic
1 Seton Hall 20  12  62.50% 10  44.44% At-Large
1 Tennessee 18  14  56.25% 10  62.50% At-Large
2 Dayton 20  12  62.50% 56.25% At-Large
2 Ole Miss 20  13  60.61% 50.00% At-Large
2 Saint Joseph's 20  13  60.61% 56.25% At-Large
2 Miami (FL) 19  12  61.29% 56.25% At-Large
3 Drexel 27  81.82% 16  88.89% Automatic
3 Oregon 22  70.97% 13  72.22% At-Large
3 La Salle 21  12  63.64% 56.25% At-Large
3 Stanford 21  11  65.63% 10  55.56% At-Large
4 Oral Roberts 27  81.82% 17  94.44% Automatic
4 Middle Tennessee State 25  80.65% 14  87.50% Automatic
4 Mississippi State 21  11  65.63% 50.00% At-Large
4 Northwestern 18  13  58.06% 10  44.44% At-Large
5 Nevada 26  81.25% 13  92.86% Automatic
5 Akron 22  11  66.67% 13  81.25% Automatic
5 Massachusetts 22  11  66.67% 56.25% At-Large
5 Marshall 21  13  61.76% 56.25% At-Large
6 Cleveland State 22  10  68.75% 12  66.67% At-Large
6 UCF 22  10  68.75% 10  62.50% At-Large
6 Minnesota 19  14  57.58% 12  33.33% At-Large
6 LSU 18  14  56.25% 43.75% At-Large
7 Valparaiso 22  11  66.67% 14  77.78% Automatic
7 Illinois State 20  13  60.61% 50.00% At-Large
7 Northern Iowa 19  13  59.38% 50.00% At-Large
7 Iowa 17  16  51.52% 10  44.44% At-Large
8 Bucknell 24  72.73% 12  85.71% Automatic
8 Texas-Arlington 24  75.00% 15  93.75% Automatic
8 Stony Brook 22  70.97% 14  87.50% Automatic
8 Savannah State 21  11  65.63% 14  87.50% Automatic
*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 13, 2012
#5 Massachusetts (W) #4 Mississippi State (L) 101-96 Humphrey Coliseum PTS: 34. Arnett Moultrie
REB: 8. Rodney Hood
AST: 13. Dee Bost
PTS: 28. Chaz Williams
REB: 16. Raphiael Putney
AST: 6. Chaz Williams
Mar 13, 2012
#8 Stony Brook (L) #1 Seton Hall (W) 61-63 Prudential Center PTS: 21. Jordan Theodore
REB: 9. Herb Pope
AST: 6. Jordan Theodore
PTS: 14. Dallis Joyner
REB: 13. Tommy Brenton
AST: 7. Tommy Brenton
Mar 13, 2012
#7 Iowa (W) #2 Dayton (L) 84-75 Carver-Hawkeye Arena PTS: 23. Kevin Dillard
REB: 11. Matt Kavanaugh
AST: 6. Kevin Dillard
PTS: 25. Aaron White
REB: 11. Aaron White
AST: 11. Bryce Cartwright
Mar 13, 2012
#8 Savannah State (L) #1 Tennessee (W) 51-65 Thompson-Boling Center PTS: 13. Jarnell Stokes
REB: 9. Cam Tatum
AST: 5. Cam Tatum
PTS: 20. Rashad Hassan
REB: 14. Rashad Hassan
AST: 5. Preston Blackman
Mar 13, 2012
#5 Akron (L) #4 Northwestern (W) 74-76 Welsh-Ryan Arena PTS: 27. Drew Crawford
REB: 11. John Shurna
AST: 7. John Shurna
PTS: 18. Quincy Diggs
REB: 7. Zeke Marshall
AST: 10. Alex Abreu
Mar 13, 2012
#5 Marshall (L) #4 Middle Tennessee State (W) 78-86 Murphy Center PTS: 18. LaRon Dendy
REB: 13. LaRon Dendy
AST: 8. Jimmy Oden
PTS: 19. Damier Pitts
REB: 11. Dennis Tinnon
AST: 3. DeAndre Kane
Mar 13, 2012
#6 LSU (L) #3 Oregon (W) 76-96 Matthew Knight Arena PTS: 25. Devoe Joseph
REB: 5. E.J. Singler
AST: 6. Devoe Joseph
PTS: 21. Justin Hamilton
REB: 9. Justin Hamilton
AST: 6. Andre Stringer
Mar 13, 2012
#8 Texas-Arlington (L) #1 Washington (W) 72-82 Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion PTS: 23. Terrence Ross
REB: 10. Darnell Gant
AST: 8. Tony Wroten
PTS: 20. LaMarcus Reed III
REB: 7. Kevin Butler
AST: 7. Shaquille White-Miller
Mar 13, 2012
#6 Cleveland State (L) #3 Stanford (W) 65-76 Maples Pavilion PTS: 17. Aaron Bright
REB: 12. Anthony Brown
AST: 4. Jarrett Mann
PTS: 15. Jeremy Montgomery
REB: 11. Anton Grady
AST: 6. Charlie Lee
Mar 14, 2012
#6 Minnesota (W) #3 La Salle (L) 70-61 Tom Gola Arena PTS: 19. Earl Pettis
REB: 7. Jerrell Wright
AST: 4. Sam Mills
PTS: 21. Rodney Williams
REB: 6. Rodney Williams
AST: 3. Austin Hollins
Mar 14, 2012
#6 UCF (L) #3 Drexel (W) 56-81 Daskalakis Athletic Center PTS: 19. Chris Fouch
REB: 8. Dartaye Ruffin
AST: 14. Frantz Massenat
PTS: 12. Keith Clanton
REB: 8. Kasey Wilson
AST: 4. A.J. Rompza
Mar 14, 2012
#7 Northern Iowa (W) #2 Saint Joseph's (L) 67-65 Hagan Arena PTS: 24. Carl Jones
REB: 12. Halil Kanacevic
AST: 4. Carl Jones
PTS: 23. Seth Tuttle
REB: 11. Seth Tuttle
AST: 4. Anthony James
Mar 14, 2012
#7 Valparaiso (L) #2 Miami (FL) (W) 50-66 BankUnited Center PTS: 18. Rion Brown
REB: 11. Reggie Johnson
AST: 4. Reggie Johnson
PTS: 18. Ryan Broekhoff
REB: 10. Kevin Van Wijk
AST: 3. Ryan Broekhoff
Mar 14, 2012
#8 Bucknell (W) #1 Arizona (L) 65-54 McKale Center PTS: 17. Solomon Hill
REB: 10. Solomon Hill
AST: 4. Solomon Hill
PTS: 20. Mike Muscala
REB: 10. Cameron Ayers
AST: 3. Mike Muscala
Mar 14, 2012
#5 Nevada (W) #4 Oral Roberts (L) 68-59 Mabee Center PTS: 13. Roderick Pearson
REB: 7. Michael Craion
AST: 5. Roderick Pearson
PTS: 18. Dario Hunt
REB: 10. Dario Hunt
AST: 5. Deonte Burton
Mar 14, 2012
#7 Illinois State (W) #2 Ole Miss (L) 96-93 Tad Smith Coliseum PTS: 25. Ladarius White
REB: 7. Reginald Becton
AST: 12. Jarvis Summers
PTS: 26. Tyler Brown
REB: 10. Jackie Carmichael
AST: 10. Nic Moore
Mar 16, 2012
#4 Northwestern (L) #1 Washington (W) 55-76 Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion PTS: 32. Terrence Ross
REB: 8. Terrence Ross
AST: 7. Tony Wroten
PTS: 24. John Shurna
REB: 6. John Shurna
AST: 4. Dave Sobolewski
Mar 17, 2012
#5 Massachusetts (W) #1 Seton Hall (L) 77-67 Prudential Center PTS: 21. Fuquan Edwin
REB: 15. Herb Pope
AST: 5. Jordan Theodore
PTS: 20. Chaz Williams
REB: 11. Sean Roosevelt Carter
AST: 6. Chaz Williams
Mar 18, 2012
#7 Northern Iowa (L) #3 Drexel (W) 63-65 Daskalakis Athletic Center PTS: 28. Samme Givens
REB: 5. Samme Givens
AST: 3. Samme Givens
PTS: 19. Johnny Moran
REB: 8. Johnny Moran
AST: 4. Jake Koch
Mar 18, 2012
#8 Bucknell (L) #5 Nevada (W) 67-75 Lawlor Events Center PTS: 24. Olek Czyz
REB: 10. Dario Hunt
AST: 4. Deonte Burton
PTS: 25. Mike Muscala
REB: 15. Mike Muscala
AST: 4. Bryan Cohen
Mar 18, 2012
#7 Iowa (L) #3 Oregon (W) 97-108 Matthew Knight Arena PTS: 25. E.J. Singler
REB: 7. Carlos Emory
AST: 8. Devoe Joseph
PTS: 31. Devyn Marble
REB: 8. Aaron White
AST: 10. Bryce Cartwright
Mar 19, 2012
#4 Middle Tennessee State (W) #1 Tennessee (L) 71-64 Thompson-Boling Center PTS: 17. Jeronne Maymon
REB: 7. Jeronne Maymon
AST: 8. Trae Golden
PTS: 20. Bruce Massey
REB: 10. Bruce Massey
AST: 4. Bruce Massey
Mar 19, 2012
#6 Minnesota (W) #2 Miami (FL) (L) 78-60 BankUnited Center PTS: 16. Rion Brown
REB: 6. Rion Brown
AST: 3. Trey McKinney Jones
PTS: 21. Rodney Williams
REB: 6. Joe Coleman
AST: 4. Andre Hollins
Mar 19, 2012
#7 Illinois State (L) #3 Stanford (W) 88-92 Maples Pavilion PTS: 29. Aaron Bright
REB: 10. Josh Owens
AST: 6. Aaron Bright
PTS: 25. Nic Moore
REB: 12. Jackie Carmichael
AST: 2. John Wilkins
Mar 20, 2012
#3 Oregon (L) #1 Washington (W) 86-90 Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion PTS: 24. Terrence Ross
REB: 7. Abdul Gaddy
AST: 10. Abdul Gaddy
PTS: 20. Olu Ashalou
REB: 9. Olu Ashalou
AST: 7. Garrett Sim
Mar 20, 2012
#5 Massachusetts (W) #3 Drexel (L) 72-70 Daskalakis Athletic Center PTS: 17. Dartaye Ruffin
REB: 10. Samme Givens
AST: 9. Frantz Massenat
PTS: 20. Chaz Williams
REB: 5. Terrell Vinson
AST: 4. Chaz Williams
Mar 21, 2012
#6 Minnesota (W) #4 Middle Tennessee State (L) 78-72 Murphy Center PTS: 19. Marcos Knight
REB: 9. Marcos Knight
AST: 3. Kerry Hammonds
PTS: 24. Rodney Williams
REB: 7. Elliott Eliason
AST: 4. Andre Hollins
Mar 21, 2012
#5 Nevada (L) #3 Stanford (W) 56-84 Maples Pavilion PTS: 15. Josh Owens
REB: 7. Josh Huestis
AST: 6. Jarrett Mann
PTS: 14. Malik Story
REB: 8. Olek Czyz
AST: 2. Deonte Burton
Mar 27, 2012
#5 Massachusetts (L) #3 Stanford (W) 64-74 Madison Square Garden PTS: 18. Anthony Brown
REB: 12. Josh Owens
AST: 3. Chasson Randle
PTS: 19. Chaz Williams
REB: 8. Sean Roosevelt Carter
AST: 3. Chaz Williams
Mar 27, 2012
#6 Minnesota (W) #1 Washington (L) 68-67 Madison Square Garden PTS: 21. Terrence Ross
REB: 9. Darnell Gant
AST: 5. Abdul Gaddy
PTS: 20. Andre Hollins
REB: 9. Rodney Williams
AST: 5. Andre Hollins
Mar 29, 2012
#6 Minnesota (L) #3 Stanford (W) 51-75 Madison Square Garden PTS: 15. Aaron Bright
REB: 6. Andrew Zimmermann
AST: 6. Aaron Bright
PTS: 12. Rodney Williams
REB: 7. Austin Hollins
AST: 6. Julian Welch