2012 College Basketball Invitational

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2012 College Basketball Invitational Tournament
Season 2011–12
Teams 16
Finals site Beasley Coliseum
Petersen Events Center
Pullman, WA
Pittsburgh, PA
Champions Pittsburgh (1st title)
Runner-up Washington State (1st title game)
Semifinalists Oregon State (2nd semifinal)
Butler (1st semifinal)
Winning coach Jamie Dixon (1st title)
MVP Lamar Patterson Pittsburgh
College Basketball Invitational Tournaments
«2011 2013»

The 2012 College Basketball Invitational (CBI) was a single-elimination tournament of 16 NCAA Division I teams that did not participate in the 2012 NCAA Tournament or the 2012 National Invitation Tournament. The opening games began on Tuesday, March 13. A best-of-three championship series between the final two teams was held on March 26, March 28, and March 30.[1] HDNet covered select games from the first and second rounds as well as the semifinals and the championship games for the fourth consecutive year. The tournament was won by Pittsburgh who defeated Washington State 2–1 in the finals series.

Participants[edit]

School Conference Overall
record
Conference
record
Butler Horizon 20–14 11–7
Delaware CAA 18–13 12–6
Evansville Missouri Valley 16–15 9–9
Milwaukee Horizon 20–13 11–7
North Dakota State Summit 17–13 9–9
Oregon State Pac-12 19–14 7–11
Pennsylvania Ivy 19–12 11–3
Pittsburgh Big East 17–16 5–13
Princeton Ivy 19–11 10–4
Quinnipiac NEC 18–13 10–8
San Francisco WCC 20–13 8–8
TCU Mountain West 17–14 7–7
Washington State Pac-12 15–16 7–11
Western Illinois Summit 18–14 9–9
Wofford SoCon 19–13 12–6
Wyoming Mountain West 20–11 6–8

Bracket[edit]

Home teams are listed second.

  First round
March 13–14
4 games on HDNet
Quarterfinals
March 19
2 games on HDNet
Semifinals
March 21
(Teams reseeded)
HDNet
Finals
March 26, 28, 30
(Best of three)
HDNet
                                         
 Milwaukee 73  
 TCU 83  
   TCU 81  
 
   Oregon State 101  
 Western Illinois 59
 Oregon State 80  
   Washington State 72  
   Oregon State 55  
 North Dakota State 75  
 Wyoming 76  
   Wyoming 41
 
   Washington State 61  
 Washington State 89
 San Francisco 75  
   Washington State 67 53 65
   Pittsburgh 66 57 71
 Delaware 58  
 Butler 75  
   Butler 63
 
   Pennsylvania 53  
 Quinnipiac 63
 Pennsylvania 74  
   Pittsburgh 68OT
   Butler 62  
 Princeton 95  
 Evansville 86  
   Princeton 61
 
   Pittsburgh 82  
 Wofford 63
 Pittsburgh 81  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 CBI Schedule". gazellegroup.com. Retrieved 10 January 2012.