San Jose State learned on Monday morning that they would not receive an at-large selection to the 2009 NCAA Tournament, which begins on May 30. The Western Athletic Conference regular season title was not enough to overcome a 77 RPI.
SJSU was one of two teams with more than 40 wins to be excluded from the NCAA tournament - the other being WAC member New Mexico State, who finished 2009 with a 44-17 record.
2009 Napa Auto Parts WAC Tournament champ, and defending National Champion Fresno State received the conference automatic bid and will play in the Irvine Regional.
For more information please visit SJSUSpartans.com
Keep up on all the latest San Jose State team and recruiting news by signing up for a Total Access Pass. For as little as $7.95 per month you'll have access to all Scout.com Network content including videos. Your support allows Inside Sparta to continue bringing you the very best in Spartan news. Sign up today and get a 7-Day free trial!
Don Hoekwater is the Publisher of Inside Sparta. You may contact Don with any questions, comments, or tips at email@example.com
Better yet, join the rest of the Inside Sparta community in discussions of this article, and more, on the Inside Sparta Discussion Forums!
SJSU Concludes Season with 41-20 Record
Inside TheSpartans Top Stories
SJSU beats Fresno State for first MW winSan Jose State men's basketball rallied from an early 15-point deficit and won its first conference game, over rival Fresno State, 69-62.
SJSU loses to Colorado State 76-71Despite rallying from an early 13-0 deficit and multiple others, San Jose State missed two opportunities to tie the game in the final minute.
Ramos, Smith break records in 107-84 winDezz Ramos reached a new career high with 40 points, and Jasmine Smith reached the career 1,000-point mark as San Jose State women's basketball opened Mountain West play with a 107…
SJSU ends OOC schedule with winAfter beating Southern Utah 92-82, San Jose State heads into the Mountain West Conference part of the season 7-4, the best pre-conference start in the Dave Wojcik era.