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Wednesday, March 16, 2016
MICHIGAN vs TULSA: PRE-GAME REPORT
Big matchup for Michigan tonight as the Wolverines take on the Golden Hurricanes of Tulsa. There will be plenty of glamour on the court, as John Beilein won a National Invitational Tournament (NIT) championship with West Virginia in 2007, and Tulsa won the NIT in 1981 and 2001. But that's not all. The Golden Hurricanes also won the inaugural College Basketball Invitational (CBI) tournament in 2008.
So this is truly a clash of the champions.
Beilein with his NIT trophy, Tulsa with its CBI trophy.
Before the arrival of Beilein to Ann Arbor, the Wolverines also won the NIT in 2004. (Michigan cheated to win the 1997 NIT, but that "championship" was vacated by the Ed Martin scandal.)
With all of the NIT experience on both sides, the teams should be very comfortable playing on a Wednesday night in March in a game that barely anybody cares about.
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