You can pooh-pooh the NIT if you must, but the truth is that you'll miss out on some great basketball moments if you do. Case in point: Fred Gulley III of Arkansas completely posterizing Jeff Powers of California on Monday night.
Sure, you could argue that Gulley should have been called for the charge (which one referee initially did before being overruled by a colleague). You can also point out that Cal won the game 75-64 or that it took Gulley's dunk for the Razorbacks to break double-digits 15 minutes into the contest.
But why bother? That's a crazy bit of athleticism right there.
Here's a video of the dunk:
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