Clearly, there's a strong NIT field, including Penn State, making the upcoming tournament pretty interesting.
It's a downer perhaps for Penn State but it presents a great opportunity, and a chance for the Lions to shine.
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I've seen Penn State in two NIT semis and finals at Madison Square Garden, and they were great trips to an umatched venue and city.
Let's hope the Lions make a run, starting tomorrow night.
George Mason presents a good first test, perhaps the first of several.
Call it the secondary dance, maybe, but it can be fun too.