Princeton, NJ (Sports Network) - The Texas Longhorns headline the field for
the CBI, which was announced Sunday.
The CBI is made up of 16 at-large teams. There will be three rounds of single
elimination before the two finalists play a best-of-three series. All of the
tournament's games are at home sites.
The Longhorns will play Houston in their first game and the winner of that
contest will advance to play the victor of the George Mason/College of
Charleston contest. On the lower portion of the bracket, Western Illinois
takes on Purdue, with the winner of that one playing the survivor of the
Vermont/Santa Clara tilt.
On the other side of the bracket, Tulsa takes on Wright State, with the winner
playing either Richmond or Bryant. On the lower half, Lehigh will tangle with
Wyoming and the victor will match up with either North Dakota State or Western
The tournament kicks off with first-round games Tuesday and Wednesday. The
first installment of the final series is April 1.
Pittsburgh downed Washington State 2-1 in the championship series to win last
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