When you scrape away automatic bids and solely focus on ranking teams, what do you think winning the NIT makes you? The 45th best team in the country? The 50th? Regardless, watching his Alma Mater in the NIT title game fired up former Hurricane Michael Irvin entirely too much tonight. Above is Irvin's reaction to a game-tying free throw. Not that I'm a lip-reading expert, but below is clearly a reaction to an and one. Again, an NIT and one:

Though you think he'd be used to disappointment as a Cowboys fan, the Playmaker was still visibly upset after the U lost a "heartbreaker," 66-64, in OT.

Makes you wonder how he'd act if they made it to the Big Dance.

[via SB Nation, ESPN]

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