Originally Posted by WVRed
Even if Cal wanted to end the season now, I'd say UK will accept the bid just for moneys sake. Rupp is going to be home for the second/third rounds of the tournament and fans who normally wouldn't get a chance to see UK due to season ticket holders will be piling in to see the Cats at Memorial Coliseum.
From what I've read, UK doesn't have enough event staff to handle both the NCAA tournament and NIT. Apparently, if UK is in the NIT, they'll be playing on the road.