Wichita State beats Alabama to take NIT championship
Video: Alabama loses to Wichita State in the NIT finals.
The Shockers zapped the Tide.
No. 4 Wichita State took down No. 1 Alabama 66-57 to win the National Invitation Tournament on Thursday at Madison Square Garden. The champions finished 29-8 for the season.
Alabama, 25-12, has tied New York University and Notre Dame for the most NIT semifinal and final appearances — six — without winning a championship. For Wichita State, the victory marks the team’s first NIT title.