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Head coach Larry Brown of the Southern Methodist Mustangs talks with Keith Frazier #4 and Nic Moore #11 (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Brown, SMU Face Pitino And Minnesota For NIT Title

Richard Pitino leads Minnesota into the title game Thursday night against 73-year-old Larry Brown and SMU at Madison Square Garden, a building both basketball junkies revere.

04/02/2014

(L-R) SMU Coach Larry Brown, Clemson's Brad Brownell, Minnesota's Richard Pitino and Florida State's Leonard Hamilton pose with NIT Trophy (Photo by Jane Slater, CBS 11 Sports)

Brown Back In NYC As SMU Advances In NIT

Clemson (23-13) meets SMU (26-9) in Tuesday’s first game, with Florida State (22-13) facing Minnesota (23-13) in the second. All the semifinalists won third-round games at home, with Minnesota’s eight-point win over Southern Mississippi the widest margin.

03/31/2014