A ball flicks through the net in front of the NCAA logo on the marquis as Middle Tennessee's shoots during NCAA college basketball practice in Pittsburgh,  Saturday, March 20, 2010. Middle Tennessee plays Mississippi State in a first-round game on Sunday. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

NIT committee restructured

C.M. Newton, chair of the NIT Committee since its inception in 2006, will now serve as chair emeritus