2014 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament
The 2014 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) was a postseason single-elimination tournament of 32 NCAA Division I teams. The first round started March 17, 2014. The semifinals were played on April 1, with the championship game played on April 3, 2014.
|Finals site||CFSB Center|
|Champions||Murray State (1st title)|
|Runner-up||Yale (1st title game)|
|Winning coach||Steve Prohm (1st title)|
|MVP||Cameron Payne (Murray State)|
32 participants who belong to "mid-major" conferences and were not invited to the 2014 NCAA Tournament, the 2014 National Invitation Tournament (NIT), or the 2014 College Basketball Invitational (CBI) made up the field.
The first 3 rounds were streamed online through the Collegeinsider.com platform powered by NeuLion. Free registration was required to view the games. Both semifinals and the CIT championship game, were televised on CBS Sports Network
The following teams received an invitation to the 2014 CIT:
|1||March 17||7:00 pm||Holy Cross at Brown|
|2||March 18||7:00 pm||VMI at Canisius|
|3||7:00 pm||Wright State at East Carolina|
|4||7:00 pm||Norfolk State at Eastern Michigan|
|5||7:00 pm||Chattanooga at East Tennessee State|
|6||8:00 pm||Alabama State at Sam Houston State|
|7||8:05 pm||Columbia at Valparaiso|
|8||10:00 pm||Portland State at San Diego|
|9||March 19||7:00 pm||Quinnipiac at Yale|
|10||7:00 pm||Towson at USC Upstate|
|11||7:00 pm||Cleveland State at Ohio|
|12||7:00 pm||Akron at IPFW|
|13||8:00 pm||North Dakota at Nebraska–Omaha|
|14||8:05 pm||Murray State at Missouri State|
|15||9:00 pm||Texas A&M–Corpus Christi at Northern Colorado|
|16||10:00 pm||Pacific at Grand Canyon|
|17||March 21||7:00 pm||Towson at East Tennessee State|
|18||March 22||1:00 pm||IPFW at VMI|
|19||2:00 pm||Wright State at Ohio|
|20||7:00 pm||Yale at Holy Cross|
|21||7:00 pm||Eastern Michigan at Columbia|
|22||7:00 pm||San Diego at Sam Houston State|
|23||9:00 pm||Texas A&M–Corpus Christi at Pacific|
|24||March 24||8:00 pm||Nebraska–Omaha at Murray State|
|25||March 26||7:00 pm||Yale at Columbia|
|26||7:00 pm||VMI at Ohio|
|27||10:00 pm||San Diego at Pacific|
|28||March 27||8:00 pm||Towson at Murray State|
|29||April 1||7:00 pm||Yale at VMI||CBSSN|
|30||9:00 pm||Pacific at Murray State||CBSSN|
|31||April 3||7:00 pm||Yale at Murray State||CBSSN|
|All tipoff times in Eastern Time Zone. Winning team in bold.|
Bracket is for visual purposes only. The CIT does not have a set bracket.
|Sam Houston State||72|
|Sam Houston State||71|
|East Tennessee State||77|
|East Tennessee State||79|
Home teams are listed second.
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