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    NIT 2023: Bracket, schedule, and scores

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    Right here’s the total 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 can be disillusioned they’re in competitors to change into the most effective bridesmaid of March, somewhat than the bride, there’s nonetheless loads of 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 have been pushed simply outdoors the bubble.

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

    The large edge the NIT has at all times held over the NCAA match is environment. Certain, taking part in at large unbiased websites brings cash and parity to the game, however there’s one thing to be stated for conserving the on-campus environment just like the NIT does. It’s because of this 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

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