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2008 College Basketball Invitational - Teams, TV, Schedule, Update

We did an earlier post covering what the College Basketball Invitational is (which we have knicknamed for now - We are still playing dance, close second on smallest dance) so we have decided to update the progress of the tournament in its inaugral year.

Teams Selected - 2008 College Basketball Invitational
West Region (at Washington) : Washington - 16-16 (7-11 Pac-10), Valparaiso - 21-13 ,(9-9 Horizon), Nevada - 21-11,(12-4 WAC), Houston - 22-9 (11-5 Conference USA)
East Region (at Virginia) : Virginia - 15-15,(5-11 ACC), Richmond - 16-14,(9-7 Atlantic 10), Old Dominion - 17-15 overall (11-7 CAA), Rider - 23-10,(13-5 MAAC)
South Region (at Utep) : Utep 19-13,(8-8 Conference USA), Tulsa - 20-13,(8-8 Conference USA), Miami (Ohio) - 17-15 (9-7 MAC), Utah - 17-14,(7-9 MWC)
Midwest Region (at Bradley) : Bradley - 17-15 9-9,(MVC), Cincinnati - 13-18,(8-10 Big East), Ohio - 19-12,(9-7 MAC), Brown - 19-9 ,(11-3 Ivy League)

First Round Games:
1. Richmond at Virginia, 3/18/08, Charlottesville, Va., 7 p.m Local, TV - Fox College Sports
2. Rider at Old Dominion, 3/18/08, Norfolk, Va.,7 p.m Local. TV - Direct TV channel 669
3. Brown at Ohio, 3/18/08, Athens, Ohio, 7 p.m. Local, TV - Direct TV channel 669
4. Houston at Nevada, 3/18/08, Reno, Nev., 9 p.m. Local, TV - Fox College Sports
5. Cincinnati at Bradley, 3/19/08, Peoria, Ill., 7 p.m. Local, TV - Fox College Sports
6. Miami (Ohio) at Tulsa, 3/19/08, Tulsa, Okla., 8 p.m. Local, TV - Direct TV channel 669
7. Valparaiso at Washington, 3/19/08, Seattle, Wash., 9 p.m. Local, TV - Fox College Sports
8. Utah at UTEP, 3/19/08, El Paso, Texas, 9 p.m. Local, TV - Direct TV channel 669

TV Coverage Note: All first round games will be shown on Direct TV channel 669

What should we knickname the College Basketball Invitational? Vote in the poll if there needs to be more than 2 postseason tournaments for Divison I basketball.

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