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NIT 2023: Bracket, schedule, and scores

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Right here’s the complete bracket, schedule and scores for this 12 months’s match.

It’s NIT TIME BABY! (extraordinarily Dick Vitale voice). The Nationwide Invitational Match is upon us, and whereas many groups might be upset they’re in competitors to turn out to be the very best bridesmaid of March, fairly than the bride, there’s nonetheless numerous pleasure to play for.

Annually the NIT options one main snub who turns into the favourite to run the desk. This 12 months it’s Rutgers. The Scarlet Knights had each ounce of justification to be within the NCAA match, however had been pushed simply outdoors the bubble.

That doesn’t imply a Rutgers win ought to be thought-about a foregone conclusion. Sure, they’re an excellent crew — however final 12 months Texas A&M was the large NCAA snub and ended up dropping to Xavier 73-72 within the NIT last.

The massive edge the NIT has all the time held over the NCAA match is ambiance. Positive, taking part in at huge impartial websites brings cash and parity to the game, however there’s one thing to be mentioned for maintaining the on-campus ambiance just like the NIT does. It’s for that reason that the seeded groups get to play at dwelling to open the match, with the campus websites internet hosting till the quarterfinals are full. Curiously you’ll see that this omits Oklahoma State, who should journey regardless of being a No. 1 seed due to a previous dedication on campus to host the NCAA Wrestling Championships.

The 2023 NIT Schedule

First Spherical

Tuesday, March 14

  • Hofstra 88, No. 1 Rutgers 86 OT
  • No. 3 Michigan 90, Toledo 80
  • No. 4 UAB 88, Southern Miss 60
  • No. 3 Liberty 62, Villanova 57
  • No. 2 Vanderbilt 71, Yale 62
  • No. 2 Wisconsin 81, Bradley 62
  • Jap Washington 81, No. 4 Washington State 74
  • No. 3 Colorado 65, Seton Corridor 64

Wednesday, March 15

  • No. 1 Oklahoma State 69, Youngstown State 64
  • UCF 67, No. 4 Florida 49
  • Morehead State 68, No. 1 Clemson 64
  • No. 2 North Texas vs. Alcorn | 8 p.m. | ESPN+
  • No. 3 Sam Houston at Santa Clara | 9 p.m. | ESPN+
  • No. 4 Cincinnati vs. Virginia Tech | 9 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 2 New Mexico vs. Utah Valley | 10 p.m. | ESPN+
  • No. 1 Oregon vs. UC Irvine | 11 p.m. | ESPN2

Second Spherical

Saturday, March 18

  • No. 3 Michigan vs. No. 2 Vanderbilt | 12 p.m. | ESPN

Sunday, March 19


Tuesday, March 21

Wednesday, March 22


Tuesday, March 28


Thursday, March 30

Rafael Gomes de Azevedo
Rafael Gomes de Azevedo
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