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Yale Shut Out Of Tournaments, Ending One Of Its Best Seasons

About 9 p.m. Sunday, the Yale basketball team's Twitter account sent out the following message: "Another punch to the gut. Yale not selected to the NIT." There was no official word on postseason plans later Sunday but the CollegeInsider.com Tournament filled its bracket, the College Basketball Invitational did not invite Yale and one of the best seasons in Yale history is over. The Bulldogs (22-10) posted their highest victory total since 1949 but ran into bitter disappointment down the stretch. First, Yale won on the road at Harvard March 6, a victory that put the team in position to clinch the outright Ivy League title, and the conference's automatic bid to the...