Belmont’s women’s basketball team, winners of the Atlantic-Sun Conference regular season title, has been invited to be one of the 40 teams to play in the Women’s NIT. The team will travel to Cookeville to face Tennessee Tech in the first round. The game will be at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday. Tennessee Tech holds a 19-12 advantage in the all-time series, but the teams have not met since 1984. Bruins Online will have updates as the Bruins continue their stellar season in the NIT. The Bruins won the A-Sun regular season title outright, earning them an automatic bid to the NIT if they didn’t qualify for the NCAA tournament by winning the A-Sun Tournament. The Bruins lost to Gardner-Webb in the semifinal game of the A-Sun tournament.
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