The Road to Quahog: D1Baseball’s NIT FieldColumns
QUAHOG, R.I.— Teams are celebrating across the nation as they see their names flashing inside D1Baseball.com’s annual NIT bracket. The teams will meet in the familiar NCAA style format before finally culminating in an eight-team final in Quahog, Rhode Island. Sponsored by the Happy-Go-Lucky Toy Factory and the Pawtucket Brewery, the NIT field has become synonymous with the best of second-tier sporting events like Russian face slapping, watching people play video games and the NFL Pro Bowl.
To be eligible for the 64 team NIT, teams need better than a .500 overallrecord, an impressive resume and a lack of representation[…]