- Semifinals and Championship Games at Madison Square Garden
The National Invitation Tournament (NIT) will continue with second-round games Saturday, March 18 through Monday, March 20 on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU from campus sites. The lone game on Saturday, features Ole Miss at Syracuse at 11 a.m. (ESPN).
Sunday’s games begin at noon, with Belmont traveling to Georgia Tech (ESPN), followed by TCU at Iowa at 5 p.m. (ESPN2) and Oakland at Richmond at 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU). Monday features a doubleheader on ESPN beginning with UCF at Illinois State at 7 p.m., followed by Boise State at Illinois.
The 80th annual NIT will continue with the quarterfinals (March 21-22) from campus locations and finish with the semifinals (March 28) and championship (March 30) from New York’s historic Madison Square Garden with Bob Wischusen, Fran Fraschilla and Kris Budden will be on the call of the games.
All NIT games will also be available through WatchESPN, accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets and streaming devices to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider. The complete bracket is available here.
Second-Round NIT Coverage (Schedule subject to change)
|Date||Time||Game and Commentators||Network|
|Sat, Mar 18||11 a.m.||Ole Miss at Syracuse
Bob Wischusen, Fran Fraschilla
|Sun, Mar 19||Noon||Belmont at Georgia Tech
Tom Hart, Dalen Cuff
|5 p.m.||TCU at Iowa
Kevin Fitzgerald, Kyle Macy
|7:30 p.m.||Oakland at Richmond
Mike Corey, Mark Plansky
|Mon, Mar 20||7 p.m.||UCF at Illinois State
Mitch Holthus, Mark Adams
|8 p.m.||Akron at UT Arlington
Rich Hollenberg, Reid Gettys
|9 p.m.||Boise State at Illinois
Doug Sherman, Stephen Howard
|11:15 p.m.||CSU Bakersfield at Colorado State
Roxy Bernstein, Miles Simon