On his team not making the NIT field when the bids were announced Sunday, John Brady said:
This team underachieved pretty much the entire season, taking a downward spiral beginning with the loss at Texas (you remember, when Garrett Temple jacked a 23-footer on the final possession without Glen Davis touching the ball). Their play in the SEC was a disaster and it looked like nobody ever tried to do anything to make it better. Now LSU has re-joined a non-distinct club:
The Tigers also turned the penthouse-to-left out trick in 1982, when they finished 14-14 overall with a first-round NIT loss to Tulane, one year after appearing in the 1981 Final Four in Philadelphia.