Out of all of the groups who have been neglected of the NCAA Males’s Basketball Event discipline Sunday, the Belmont Bruins might need the perfect causes for being upset.
The Bruins completed the season 26-4 and 18-2 within the Ohio Valley Convention, successful the common season convention title. The Bruins missed out on an computerized bid after shedding to Morehead State within the convention championship however figured they might have been a lock to make the event regardless.
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Belmont not solely missed out on the NCAA’s Males’s Basketball Event however was neglected of the NIT discipline as nicely. Bruins head coach Casey Alexander expressed his “disappointment” in a press release.
“I’m deeply disillusioned our gamers received’t have a possibility for postseason play,” Alexander stated. “I’m extraordinarily happy with how they’ve carried out themselves and inspired one another throughout a really difficult 12 months. Maybe nothing displays that greater than posting essentially the most wins within the nation with Gonzaga (26).
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“To assume over the past two years collectively our group had two convention championships, one event championship – to not point out 30 consecutive league wins – however no postseason video games is a troublesome tablet to swallow. It’s a nice reminder you need to deal with your personal enterprise every day – apply and video games – and never depend on anybody to do it for you.”
Belmont might need a legit gripe however upsets within the Massive East and Pac-12 Convention tournaments didn’t assist both. Georgetown and Oregon State have been probably on the surface trying in in the event that they didn’t obtain the automated bid for successful their respective convention titles.
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The Bruins have been Ohio Valley Convention event champions final season however the coronavirus pandemic put the NCAA event on ice. Alexander is 52-11 total since taking up as head coach final season.