Trevor Releford scored 22 points to lead the Alabama Crimson Tide to a 79-64 victory over the Miami Hurricanes in the quarterfinal round of the 2011 NIT Bracket at Coleman Coliseum on Wednesday night.
Senario Hillman added 17 points for Alabama (24-11), which will now take on Colorado in the semifinals at Madison Square Garden next Tuesday. Tony Mitchell posted 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds for the Crimson Tide, while JaMychal Green tallied 14 points.
Here's the updated look at the NIT bracket, and the schedule for the remaining games:
Quarterfinal 1: No. 1 Colorado def. No. 7 Kent State, 80-74
Quarterfinal 2: No. 4 Wichita State def. No. 6 College of Charleston, 82-75
Quarterfinal 3: No. 1 Alabama def. No. 2 Miami, 79-64
Quarterfinal 4: No. 2 Washington State def. No. 4 Northwestern, 69-66
Tuesday, March 29th:
Semifinal 1: No. 1 Colorado vs. No. 1 Alabama, 7 or 9 p.m. ET, ESPN2
Semifinal 2: No. 4 Wichita State vs. No. 2 Washington State, 7 or 9 p.m. ET, ESPN2
Thursday, March 31st:
NIT Championship Game: Winner of Semifinal 1 vs. Winner of Semifinal 2, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN2