1. A one-and-done NIT for Kentucky. Season comes to an end in Moon Township, Pennsylvania. John Calipari: “It’s a humbling experience — but also a learning experience.”
2. Freshmen Archie Goodwin, Alex Poythress and Willie Cauley-Stein indicate they’re coming back. Stein on whether or not he’s ready to go to the NBA: Nobody’s ready for it. I don’t think anybody’s ready for it mentality-wise, body-wise, athletic-wise.”
3. What about point guard Ryan Harrow? “I can’t go anywhere (would have to sit out a year if he transferred). So I’ll be here next year and just getting ready for next year.”
Alabama 62 – Northeastern 43
4. Levi Randolph sparks Crimson Tide to victory – leads Alabama with a game high 13 points.
5. Announced crowd of 2,889. “Alabama players seem more enthusiastic about playing in the NIT than fans.”
6. Alabama will play Stanford next.