March 22, 2006
Cincinnati, OH – South Carolina, who traveled straight to Cincinnati Wednesday morning, will face host Cincinnati in the quarterfinals of the NIT on Thurs., March 23 at 6 pm on ESPNU.
Carolina, 20-15, have won 20 games three years straight and four of USC head coach Dave Odom’s five years at Carolina. They face another former Metro Conference rival in Cincinnati, who come in at 21-12 and 8-8 in their first season of the Big East.
The two face up for the NIT Final Four berth. The winner of Thursday night’s game will play the winner of the Louisville-Missouri State on Tues., March 28.