"I'm disappointed," [Green Bay coach Matt] Bollant said. "It's hard to tell why we didn't get in, but it seems they give preferences to the bigger conferences when it comes to at-large berths."Yes, there's a lot of play value in having reprises of the Southeastern and Big East tournaments.
THEM THAT HAS GETS. Marquette gets a bye in the Women's NIT in part because eight of the teams that finished ahead of them in their conference went to the cartel's tournament. Wisconsin also received a bye, with Green Bay having to play in the first round. (Powers of two, baby, powers of two.)