It was a great atmosphere last night at the Bryce Jordan Center. Postseason basketball, complete with George Mason fans, band and mascot joining the Nittany Lion faithful.
Yes, the NIT can be fun. I'll miss the Lions Thursday night and hope they continue a run.
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The Big Dance is calling, like it does every year, and I'm heading to Philly for the second set Thursday featuring Villanova and UCLA.
We'll be there for Saturday's action, then take a break and head to Glendale, AZ, for round two.
This will be the third straight year of seeing the first two rounds of the tournament, and I highly recommend it.
If you like hoops and atmosphere, this is it. Enjoy the games, wherever you watch them.