A Pac-12 team has won the NIT championship, but instead of it being the Huskies, the Stanford Cardinal took home the crown after routing the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Thursday night, 75-51. Former Bellevue-standout Aaron Bright was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. The 5'11" guard came off the bench and scored a team-high 15 points for the Cardinal in Thursday's championship game.
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- The Sacramento Kings staying in Sacramento might not be a done deal like we all thought per Bob Condotta from the Seattle Times. Media reports on Thursday said that the Kings' owners, the Maloof brothers are having "increasing skepticism," about the new arena project being completed.
- In the meantime, 950 KJR's Mitch Levy set off a mini firestorm by tweeting that the Seattle Mariners organization is opposed to the arena deal. If traffic is really that big of a deal for the very small overlap of games, I'm disappointed in the M's organization for taking this stance.
- Speaking of the Mariners, the team will be the first ballclub to face Yu Darvish from the Texas Rangers. The showdown will happening on April 9th.
- Mariner legend Jay Buhner has set up his own website. If you need a motivational speaker, an autograph signing or a product endorsement head over to Buhner's official website to book him.
- The Cougars will play for a CBI Championship tonight at Pittsburgh at 4pm. Follow our StoryStream here and CougCenter for game coverage and analysis. If they win, they'll be the third Pac-12 champion in the tournament's five year history. Oregon won it in 2011, while Oregon St. won it back in 2009.