Here are the results from NIT competition Wednesday night.
No. 1 Alabama defeated No. 2 Miami (Florida), 79-64, with Trevor Releford scoring 22 points for the Crimson Tide. Tony Mitchell picked up 16 points and nine rebounds, and Senario Hillman had 17 points and five boards off the bench. Durand Scott had 19 points for the Hurricanes.
Finally, No. 2 Washington State beat No. 4 Northwestern, 69-66 in overtime. Klay Thompson had 17 points and 10 rebounds off the bench for Washington State. Michael Thompson scored 18 points for Northwestern.
In the NIT semifinals, Washington State will face Wichita State on March 29 at 7:00 PM, while Alabama will face Colorado (which already beat Cal to advance this far) on March 29 at 9:00 PM.