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Men’s basketball hosts BYU in first round of NIT

Losing out on the NCAA Tournament can be a difficult fact to accept, but the ability to host NIT games is a decent consolation prize.

Third-seeded Stanford men’s basketball (18-15) will continue its season against sixth-seeded BYU (24-10) in the first round of the NIT.

The Cardinal needed to win the Pac-12 Tournament if it wanted a bid in March Madness, but it was eliminated by UCLA in the second round after Bruins guard Aaron Holiday scored 34 points to defeat Stanford 88-77.

Chasson Randle to play in Summer League for Golden State Warriors

Former Stanford hoops star Chasson Randle ‘15 has committed to the Golden State Warriors’ Summer League Roster after going undrafted in Thursday night’s 2015 NBA Draft. The fearless point guard forged a historic legacy during his Stanford career. He departs as Stanford’s all-time leading scorer with 2,375 career points. Randle also boasts attractive post-season experience:…

Shi: How do we evaluate Stanford basketball?

Success in college basketball is a strange thing. There are so many things to play for — the NCAA championship, Final Four “regional titles,” conference tournament championships, conference regular season championships, even the National Invitation Tournament. In fact, as I write, Stanford men’s basketball is preparing for the NIT semifinals. But while only two games…