The Boys National Invitational Championship selection committee has chosen the teams to attend the 2014 BHSNIC in Elkart, Ind. in May.
Twenty-eight teams applied for the 24 spots.
Twelve single-school teams and 12 multi-school teams were selected. Later on in the spring, the two brackets will be split. Eight single-school teams will be put in the top tier, and eight multi-school clubs will be put in their top tier.
The remaining four teams from each bracket will be put into a 2nd tier of competition.
In 2013, United of Utah won the Multi-School title, while Jesuit of Sacramento, Calif. took the single-school title. Brother Rice of Illinois won the Tier 2 title.
Boys NIT Single-School teams:
Jesuit (Sacramento, Calif.)
Gonzaga (Washington, DC)
Xavier (New York City)
Penn (Elkhart, Ind.)
Snow Canyon (St. George, Utah)
Charlotte Catholic (Charlotte, NC)
St Thomas Aquinas (Kansas City, Mo.)
La Salette (Georgetown, Ill.)
Salesianum (Wilmington, Del.)
Brownsburg (Brownsburg, Ind.)
Orlando (Orlando, Fla.)
Boys NIT Multi-School Clubs:
United (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Cathedral (Indianapolis, Ind.)
Santa Monica (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Danville (Danville, Calif.)
KC Blues (Kansas City, Mo.)
Westerville (Columbus, Ohio)
San Diego (San Diego, Calif.)
North Bay (Marin, Calif.)
Brother Rice (Chicago, Ill.)
Maryland Exiles (Rockville, Md.)
Charlotte Tigers (Charlotte, NC)
Sierra Foothills (Sacramento, Calif.)
BOYS 2014 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
28 teams applied – the following were selected to attend and compete. Many of the following have been pre-season ranked in the Top 10. (No specific order below)
Single School Multi-School Club
Xavier Santa Monica
Snow Canyon KC Blues
Charlotte Catholic Westerville
Greenwich San Diego
St Thomas Aquinas North Bay
La Salette Brother Rice
Salasium Maryland Exiles
Brownsburg Charlotte tigers
Orlando Sierra Foothills
*Colorado Springs and Clayton Valley were selected but declines for various reasons.