UCLA Basketball's Dumpster Fire Season Is Over: NO to NIT

March 8, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Basketball season is officially over. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE


Well, that's it. The season is over as far as we're concerned, and we agree that Ben and Chianti Dan should say no thanks to the NIT. As Ryan said,

If we were a young team that came on late in the season

I could buy the "extra games, extra practice, a chance to build for next year" argument, but this team is not overly young and did not improve. They don’t even deserve the NIT, let alone deciding whether the UCLA program has any place in it (it doesn’t). End it now.

As far as if the team does accept an invitation to the NIT, or one of the other joke tourneys that no one, including our players, knows the name of or cares about, here's our position:

We don't hang NIT banners at UCLA, and so we will not be doing gamethreads or anything else special for meaningless exhibition games.

If community members want to FanPost or FanShot something there, whatever, but it's not going to be on our front page. It's now officially baseball season and time to look forward to spring ball in football. Consider this your open thread for the PathetiC 12 tourney or other more interesting action around the country.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Bruins Nation

You must be a member of Bruins Nation to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bruins Nation. You should read them.

Join Bruins Nation

You must be a member of Bruins Nation to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bruins Nation. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker