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Loyola rallies to capture CBI tournament title
Associated Press, April 1, 2015

ULM basketball wins spark attendance
The News Star (Adam Hunsucker) March 31, 2015

CBI Championship: UL Monroe vs Loyola-Chicago Preview
Best College Sports News (Rebecca Grant) March 30, 2015

ULM begins CBI finals at Loyola
The News Star (Adam Hunsucker) March 29, 2015

Event a major deal for Porter Moser
Loyola Chicago Sun-Times (Dan McGrath) March 27, 2015

Loyola beats Seattle 63-48, advances to CBI championship series
Chicago Herald-Leader, March 27, 2015

ULM punches ticket to CBI finals with win over Vermont
The News Star (Adam Hunsucker) March 26, 2015

Colorado ready for a unique road trip
Colorado Hometown Weekly (Brian Howell) March 22, 2015

Buffs having fun with CBI
Broomfield Enterprise (Brian Howell) March 19, 2015

Eastern Michigan eager to compete in CBI
MLive (Michael Niziolek) March 17, 2015

CBI field set
Sports Network, March 15, 2015

CBI to use 30-second shot clock to NCAA in research
Associated Press, February 25, 2015


Finally, Saints celebrate
Albany Times-Union (Mark Singelais), April 6, 2014

Siena will host tournament finals on campus
Albany Times-Union (Pete Iorizzo), March 27, 2014

Saints savoring season’s second life
Albany Times-Union (Mark Singelais), March 23, 2014

Do positives of Penn State’s CBI tourney participation outweigh the negatives? Yes (Timothy Johnson), March 20, 2014

Monarchs basketball happy to keep playing
Virginian Pilot (Ed Miller), March 19, 2014

Kennedy: A winning program is a ‘process’
Houston Chronicle (Brent Zwerneman), March 18, 2014

Wyoming finds motivation to compete in CBI
Casper Star-Tribune (Mike Vorel), March 17, 2014

Beavers happy to still be playing
Democrat Herald (Jesse Sowa), March 17, 2014

Penn State accepts CBI bid
Daily Collegian (John McGonigal), March 16, 2014


Broncos Claim CBI Championship
The Santa Clara (Nick Ostiller), April 11, 2013

George Mason loses in CBI final
Washington Examiner (Kevin Dunleavy), April 5, 2013

Santa Clara Broncos win College Basketball Invitational championship
San Jose Mercury News, April 5, 2013

Santa Clara takes CBI title
Associated Press (Bobby Bancroft), April 5, 2013

CBI Championship 2013
Bleacher Report (Rob Goldberg), March 29, 2013

CBI was well worth the effort
Middletown Journal (Tom Archdeacon), March 28, 2013

Wright State players grateful for chance to play in CBI
Middletown Journal (David Jablonski), March 28, 2013

Spiders relish CBI opportunities to keep ball rolling
Richmond Times Dispatch (John O’Connor), March 23, 2013

Postseason for Purdue men’s basketball after all
Journal and Courier (Jeff Washburn), March 17, 2013


Pitt’s season ends on high note with CBI win
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Ray Fittipaldo), March 31, 2012

WSU Drops Decisive Game 3 To Pitt, 71-65 (Jeff Nusser), March 30, 2012

CBI final a unique opportunity for Panthers
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Ray Fittipaldo), March 29, 2012

Washington State eager to host ‘big name’ Pittsburgh
Seattle Times (Christian Caple), March 25, 2012

For Butler, a Different Tournament but a Familiar Opponent
New York Times (Matt Rhinesmith), March 21, 2012

The quest to keep playing
Lamarie Boomerang (Robert Gagliardi), March 18, 2012

Cowboys eye deep postseason run
Casper Star-Tribune (Eric Schmoldt), March 15, 2012

Beavers embrace CBI’s benefits
Register-Guard (Curtis Anderson), March 14, 2012

Pitt athletic director Pederson talks about CBI bid
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (John Grupp), March 12, 2012

CBI helped pave way for CU’s run to NCAAs
Omaha World Herald (Steven Pivovar), March 6, 2012


Don’t downplay benefits of Oregon’s CBI apperance Daily Emerald
Daily Emerald (Kenny Ocker), April 4, 2011

Winning CBI title gives Ducks’ season a certain sheen
Register Guard (George Schroder), April 2, 2011

Ducks win CBI title
Oregonian(John Hunt), April 2, 2011

Bluejays hope CBI is a catalyst
Omaha World Herald (Steve Pivovar), March 31, 2011

Bluejays, Ducks see CBI as launching pad
Omaha World Herald (Steve Pivovar), March 31, 2011

In NCAA’s alphabet soup, CBI spells VCU for UO Register Guard
Register Guard (George Schroeder), March 31, 2011

For Oregon’s Altman, hardest part of CBI finals is facing his old friends at Creighton
Associated Press March 27, 2011

Jays prepare for best-of-3 finals format
Omaha World Herald (Steve Pivovar), March 25, 2011

Oregon Ducks, especially Joevan Catron, say CBI is worth every penny
Oregonian (John Hunt), March 15, 2011

For San Jose State, CBI berth is A-OK
Omaha World Herald (Steve Pivovar), March 15, 2011

Bluejays vs. Ducks – It’s a possibility
Omaha World Herald (Steve Pivovar), March 13, 2011


Three Cheers for VCU, Your CBI Champs April 1, 2010

Rams cap season with CBI championship sweep
Richmond Times Dispatch (Tim Pearrell) April 1, 2010

Billikens’ season ends with second loss to VCU Rams
St. Louis Globe-Democrat (Jim Rodenbush April 1, 2010

Finals series format could work for NCAA
Dayton Daily News (Kyle Nagel) March 28, 2010

Rams prepare for unique, best-of-3 championship series
Richmond Times Dispatch (Tim Pearrell) March 26, 2010

ISU still hungry after tasting some success
Terre Haute News (Todd Golden), March 23, 2010

Rams thrilled for extended play
Denver Post (Natalie Meisler), March 17, 2010

Cougars welcome chance to rinse bad taste away
Charleston Post & Courier (Tommy Braswell), March 17, 2010


From Zero Wins To Champions
The Daily Barometer (Terry Horstman), April 7, 2009

White House Visit Unlikely, But OSU Lives It Up As CBI Champion
The Oregonian (Paul Buker), April 4, 2009

Eyeing The Future, Embracing History
The Oregonian (Daniel Uhtman), April 2, 2009

Raucous Haskins Center Will Be Site Of CBI Finals
El Paso Times (Bill Knight), April 2, 2009

Miners Have High Hopes For Championship Series
El Paso Times (Bill Knight), March 29, 2009

GOOD CALL, BAD CALL: Vandy Should Have Accepted CBI Bid
Vanderbilt Hustler (Nick Gallo), March 19, 2009

CBI A Treat For Everyone
Dothan Eagle (Jon Johnson), March 19, 2009

UH Considers CBI A Headstart For Next Season
Houston Chronicle (Michael Murphy), March 17, 2009

St. John’s Storms Into CBI
N.Y. Daily News (Dick Weiss), March 16, 2009


Redemption on the Hilltop
Journal Star (Dave Reynolds), April 13, 2008

After CBI win, TU eyes its future
Tulsa World (Eric Bailey), April 6, 2008

TU captures CBI championship in front of sellout crowd
Tulsa World (Bill Haisten), April 4, 2008

Met with skepticism, CBI reaches culmination with championship
Associated Press, April 3, 2008

5 Reasons Why You Can’t Dismiss the CBI
Same Page Sports (Benj Harris), April 3, 2008

Cost to host CBI is high, but result is priceless
Tulsa World (John Klein), April 3, 2008

Bradley-Tulsa history gives CBI a lift
Journal Star (Dave Reynolds), March 30, 2008

TU loves CBI, despite its doubters
Tulsa World (Eric Bailey), March 30, 2008

CBI wins following at UVA
The Daily Progress (Whitelaw Reid), March 26, 2008

Penders Enthusiastic about format of CBI
Houston Chronicle (Michael Murphy), March 26, 2008

CBI’s a heck of a thing for Tulsa
Tulsa World (Jimmie Tramel), March 25, 2008

Who needs another tournament? We do
Springfield News-Sun (Greg Simms), March 22, 2008

Traditional Postseason Eyes New Challenger
Centre Daily (Jeff Rice), March 7, 2008

There are the NCAA’s, The NIT and now the CBI
Providence Journal (Kevin McNamara), March 3, 2008

Postseason Competition: Newcomer CBI Battling NIT for Non-NCAA Teams
Cincinnati Enquirer (Dustin Dow), Feb. 23, 2008

Mizzou May Look Good to New Basketball Tournament
Kansas City Star (Mike DeArmond), Feb. 17, 2008



Group Starts Third Postseason Tourney Featuring 16 Teams
Associated Press, Nov. 14, 2007

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