7:00 PM ET, March 29, 2012
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
NEW YORK -- Aaron Bright came off the bench to spark Stanford to an NIT title.The sophomore point guard had 15 points and six assists in Thursday's 75-51 rout of Minnesota to earn most outstanding player honors, energizing the Cardinal just as the coaches had hoped when they took him out of the starting lineup in mid-February.
Stanford Blows Out Minnesota
Stanford's 24-point win over Minnesota tied for the third-largest margin of victory in the NIT Championship Game.
Largest Margin of Victory in NIT Final
|1964 Bradley||New Mexico||32|
National Invitation Tournament
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 29: Chasson Randle #5 of the Stanford Cardinals (L) tries to put up a basket past Elliot...(Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||19-51 (.373)||29-58 (.500)|
|3P Made-Attempted||3-13 (.231)||6-13 (.462)|
|FT Made-Attempted||10-17 (.588)||11-15 (.733)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||20 (0/0)||18 (1/0)|
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