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April 1, 2016
Nevada Captures CBI Championship
In what may go down as the most exciting and intense CBI Championship Series ever, Nevada took Game 3 of the Championship Series with an 85-82 overtime win over Morehead State. (more)

March 30, 2016
Nevada Forces Decisive Game 3 in CBI Championship Series
D.J. Fenner scored a career-high 26 points to lead Nevada to a 77-68 win over Morehead State to even the best-of-three CBI Championship Series at one game apiece. (more)

March 28, 2016
Morehead State takes CBI Championship Series Game 1, 86-83
Lyonell Gaines posted career highs of 27 points and 14 rebounds to lead Morehead State to an 86-83 win over Nevada in Game 1 of the College Basketball Invitational Championship Series. (more)

March 23, 2016
Nevada and Morehead State to Play for CBI Championship
Nevada and Morehead State advanced to play for the championship of the ninth annual College Basketball Invitational. (more)

March 21, 2016
CBI Semifinal Round Matchups Determined
Ohio, Nevada, Morehead, State and Vermont each advanced to the semifinals of the 2016 College Basketball Invitational. (more)

March 16, 2016
CBI Quarterfinals are set
It was a busy night in the CBI as the First Round came to a close. Duquesne, Eastern Washington, Ohio, Nevada, Seattle, UNCG, and Vermont all won and will join Morehead State in the quarterfinals of the ninth annual College Basketball Invitational on Monday. (more)

March 15, 2016
Morehead State downs Siena in CBI opener
Lyonell Gaines scored 20 points and had 11 rebounds and four steals as Morehead State downed host Siena, 84-80, in the opening game of the College Basketball Invitational. (more)

March 13, 2016
CBI Field Is Announced
The 16-team field for the 2016 College Basketball Invitational is finalized. The ninth annual CBI will begin with eight First Round games on Tuesday, March 15, and Wednesday, March 16 (more)

February 1, 2016
ESPNU to air CBI Championship Series
The Gazelle Group is pleased to announce an agreement with ESPNU to televise the best-of-three Championship Series of the College Basketball Invitational (www.cbi2016.com, @cbitourney) this March and April. (more)

2015

April 1, 2015
Ramblers Sweep CBI Championship Series
Loyola Chicago became just the second team in the eight-year history of the College Basketball Invitational to sweep the Championship Series, taking a 63-62 decision at Louisiana Monroe. (more)

March 25, 2015
ULM and Loyola Chicago Advance to CBI Championship Series
ULM and Loyola Chicago will meet in the best-of-three Championship Series of the eighth annual College Basketball Invitational, beginning on Monday. (more)

March 23, 2015
CBI Semifinals to be Played Wednesday
Loyola Chicago, ULM, Seattle, and Vermont each advanced to Wednesday’s semifinals in the eighth annual College Basketball Invitational. (more)

March 18, 2015
Quarterfinal Round Match-ups Set
The Quarterfinals of the eighth annual College Basketball Invitational are set, with play to resume on Monday. (more)

2014

March 28, 2014
Fresno State and Siena to Play for CBI Title
Fresno State and Siena have advanced to the Championship Series of the seventh annual College Basketball Invitational. (more)

March 20, 2014
CBI Quarterfinals Set
The Opening Round is complete and the Quarterfinal Round match-ups are set for the seventh annual College Basketball Invitational. (more)

March 16, 2014
16 teams set to participate in seventh annual CBI
The 16-team field for the 2014 College Basketball Invitational is complete. The seventh annual event will begin with eight Opening Round games on Tuesday, March 18, and Wednesday, March 19. (more)

March 12, 2014
CBS Sports Network to televise CBI
CBS Sports Network will serve as the television home for the seventh annual College Basketball Invitational, airing two Quarterfinal Round games and the best-of-three Championship Series. (more)

2013

March 17, 2013
Field Set for Sixth Annual CBI presented by Buick
The 16-team field for the 2013 College Basketball Invitational presented by Buick is complete. The sixth annual event will begin with eight Opening Round games on Tuesday, March 19, and Wednesday, March 20. (more)

March 14, 2013
Buick to be Title Sponsor of the College Basketball Invitational
Buick will serve as the title sponsor of the 2013 College Basketball Invitational. “We are excited that such an iconic brand has agreed to be the title sponsor of the CBI,” said Rick Giles, Gazelle Group president. “The CBI presented by Buick has become part of the fabric of college basketball in its short history and our association with the luxury automaker will further enhance the event.” (more)

2012

March 11, 2012
Two-time National Finalist Butler headlines the field for the 2012 CBI presented by Zebra Pen
The 16-team field for the 2012 College Basketball Invitational presented by Zebra Pen is complete. The fifth annual event will begin with eight Opening Round games on Tuesday, March 13, and Wednesday, March 14. (more)

2011

March 17, 2011
CBI presented by Zebra Pen Quarterfinals Set for Monday
Boise State, Creighton, Oregon, and UCF will host quarterfinal round games on Monday in the College Basketball Invitational presented by Zebra Pen. (more)

March 13, 2011
2011 CBI presented by Zebra Pen Field Announced
The 16-team field for the 2011 College Basketball Invitational presented by Zebra Pen is complete. The fourth annual event will begin with eight Opening Round games on Tuesday, March 15, and Wednesday, March 16. (more)

March 1, 2011
Zebra Pen to be Title Sponsor of College Basketball Invitational
Zebra Pen has signed on to be the Title Sponsor of the College Basketball Invitational.
“We are proud to serve as the official title sponsor of the College Basketball Invitational,” says Clem Restaino, president of Zebra Pen. “This is as great of an opportunity for Zebra Pen as it is for the 16 teams that will compete in this tournament. It will allow us to increase our brand awareness while helping these basketball programs gain the postseason experience necessary in their pursuit to win a national championship. We are looking forward to a great tournament.” (more)

February 1, 2011
2011 Dates Set for CBI
The 2011 College Basketball Invitational will begin on Tuesday, March 15 and end with a best-of-three Championship Series that begins on Monday, March 28. (more)

2010

March 31, 2010
VCU Sweeps to Earn CBI Crown
Virginia Commonwealth captured a 71-65 decision over Saint Louis in the second game of the best-of-three College Basketball Invitational Championship Series, becoming the first team in the three-year history of the CBI to earn a sweep. (more)

March 29, 2010
VCU Takes Game 1 of the CBI Championship Series, 68-56
Joey Rodriguez scored 14 straight points for Virginia Commonwealth to increase a three-point lead to a 13-point lead as VCU earned a 68-56 win over Saint Louis in the first game of the College Basketball Invitational Championship Series at the Verizon Wireless Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center. (more)

March 24, 2010
VCU and Saint Louis to Play for the CBI Title
VCU and Saint Louis will vie for the 2010 College Basketball Invitational title. (more)

March 22, 2010
VCU and Saint Louis to host CBI Semifinals
After three overtime games – two of which went into double overtime – Wednesday’s semifinals are set for the 2010 College Basketball Invitational. (more)

March 21, 2010
CBI Quarterfinal Round Takes Place on Monday
The 2010 College Basketball Invitational returns to action on Monday with Quarterfinal Round action. (more)

March 14, 2010
2010 CBI Tournament Field Announced
The 16-team field for the 2010 College Basketball Invitational has been announced. The third annual event will begin with eight Opening Round games on Tuesday, March 16, and Wednesday, March 17. (more)

2009

March 31, 2009
CBI Finals Update: Oregon State Takes 1-0 Series Lead
The Oregon State Beavers started the second half with a 17-2 run en route to a 75-69 win over the UTEP Miners in Game #1 of the College Basketball Invitational Championship Series. (more).

March 28, 2009
CBI Championship Series Preview
The 2009 College Basketball Invitational has reached the Championship Series, which will begin on Monday, March 30th. The “Best of Three” will pit the UTEP Miners (22-12) against the Oregon State Beavers (16-17) (more).

March 24, 2009
CBI Semifinals Set For Wednesday
The Gazelle Group is pleased to announce the following matchups for the Semifinal Round of the 2009 College Basketball Invitational (more).

March 15, 2009
2009 Tournament Field Announced
The 16-team field for the 2009 College Basketball Invitational has been announced. The tournament will get underway with eight Opening Round games on Tuesday, March 17th and Wednesday, March 18th. (more).

January 28, 2009
HDNet To Televise 2009 College Basketball Invitational
HDNet and the Gazelle Group announced today an agreement to broadcast the 2009 College Basketball Invitational. The network will televise as many as eleven of the tournament games, including all games of the “Best of Three” Championship Series (more).

2008

April 3, 2008
CBI Championship Series Deciding Game 3 Friday Night
The Bradley Braves defeated the Tulsa Golden Hurricane, 83-74, on Wednesday in Game #2 of the CBI Championship Series to tie the”Best of Three” series at two games a piece. The Championship Series will be decided Friday night in Tulsa with Game 3. (more)

April 2, 2008
CBI Championship Series Update
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane defeated the Bradley Braves, 73-68, on Monday in Game #1 of the CBI Championship Series for a 1-0 lead in the “Best of Three” series. The Championship Series shift to Bradley for Game #2 tonight. (more)

March 31, 2008
More “March Madness” As CBI Championship Seres Tips Off Tonight
“March Madness” continues tonight as the inaugural College Basketball Invitational begins its “Best of Three” Championship Series tonight at 8:00 PM ET when the Tulsa Golden Hurricane host the Bradley Braves. (more)

March 27, 2008
Championship Series Set for CBI
The Inaugural College Basketball Invitational is set for the Championship, Series, which will begin on March 31, 2008 at 8:00 pm ET. The series will feature two former Missouri Valley Conference rivals when the Tulsa Golden Hurricane (23-13) go head-to-head with the Bradley Braves (20-15). (more)

March 25, 2008
Collge Basketball Invitational Announces Semifinal Matchups
The inaugural College Basketball Invitational is set for the semifinals on Wednesday, March 26th. At 7:00 PM ET, the Virginia Cavaliers (17-15) will host the Bradley Braves (19-15) followed by the Tulsa Golden Hurricane (22-13) hosting the Houston Cougars (24- 9) at 9:00 PM ET. (more)

March 21, 2008
CBI Heads into Quarterfinals
The first week of the inaugural College Basketball Invitational had six of the eight games decided by six points or less (five by three points or fewer), which sets up an exciting second week of games on Monday night. (more)

March 19, 2008
CBI Day 1 Yields Four Great Games
Day 1 of the College Basketball Invitational gave fans four games that were decided by no more than six points. (more)

March 17, 2008
College Basketball Invitational Announces Field for Inaugural Tournament
The Gazelle Group is pleased to announce its 16-team field for the inaugural College Basketball Invitational. The tournament will get underway on Tuesday, March 18 and Wednesday, March 19 with a total of eight Opening Round matchups. (more)

March 4, 2008
Fox College Sports to Broadcast Inaugural College Basketball Invitational
The Gazelle Group and Fox College Sports are pleased to announce an exclusive television partnership to broadcast the inaugural College Basketball Invitational. (more)

2007

Nov. 14, 2007
College Basketball Invitational Introduced as New Postseason Event
The Gazelle Group, producers of the 2K Sports College Hoops Classic benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer, the O’Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic and the Legends Classic, is pleased to announce the inaugural postseason College Basketball Invitational (CBI), which will be played this upcoming March. (more)

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