2010 NIT: UConn Huskies Road to Redemption Goes through Blacksburg

Posted by Tom Smith on March-19-2010 Add Comments

The UConn Huskies next step on their path to salvaging something positive from this trying season is a game on Monday night at Virginia Tech (ESPN, 7PM).

The Hokies looked highly motivated in their first-round NIT dismantling of Quinnipiac (81-61). Virginia Tech is clearly out to prove that the NCAA selection committee made a big mistake by not including their 24-8 team in the field of 65.

You always wonder about "major" teams that get snubbed by the NCAA tournament. Will they hang their heads and wonder what might have been, or will they kick butt in an effort to prove something to the public (and themselves).

Virginia Tech was playing with intensity from the opening tip, but the telling play occurred about te...

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