Mizzou and Illini Accept N-I-T bids

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The Missouri Tigers and Illinois Fighting Illini were not expected to make the NCAA Basketball Tournament field on Sunday night. They didn’t and both schools accepted bids to play in the National Invitation Tournament.

Missouri will play Davidson in a first round NIT game on Tuesday night. The game tips off at 8:00 PM at Mizzou Arena.

The Illini will play Boston University in another first round NIT game on Wednesday night. That game will be played in Boston starting at 6:00 PM.