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NIT Bracket 2022: Schedule, Dates, Times, How to Watch

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The 2022 National Invitational Tournament began on March 15 with games around the country. The 32-team bracket was announced on March 14. The first-round games concluded on March 16. The tournament is divided into four brackets with eight teams in each bracket. The schedule below is updated for the second round, which is March 19-20.

One team from the Big 12 is playing in the NIT — the Oklahoma Sooners. Oklahoma was left out of the NCAA Tournament and the Sooners are a No. 1 seed in one of the brackets and won its first-round game before bowing out in the second round.

 

The rest of the schedule is:

Final Four: March 29 (Madison Square Garden)

Championship: March 31 (Madison Square Garden)

2022 NIT Schedule

(all times eastern)

Games in the first three rounds to be played at the higher-seeded team’s home arena

First Round

Upper Left Bracket

Tuesday, March 15

No. 4 Vanderbilt 82, Belmont 71

No. 2 Xavier 72, Cleveland State 68

Wednesday, March 16

No. 1 Dayton 74, Toledo 55

No. 3 Florida 79, Iona 74

Lower Left Bracket

Tuesday, March 15

No. 1 Oklahoma 89, Missouri State 72

No. 2 North Texas 67, Texas State 63 (OT)

St. Bonaventure 76, No. 4 Colorado 68

Wednesday, March 16

Virginia 60, No. 3 Mississippi State 57

Upper Right Bracket

Tuesday, March 15

No. 4 Washington State 63, Santa Clara 50

Wednesday, March 16

No. 1 SMU 68, Nicholls 58

Northern Iowa 80, No. 3 Saint Louis 58

No. 2 BYU 93, Long Beach State 72

Lower Right Bracket

Tuesday, March 15

No. 3 VCU 90, Princeton 79

No. 1 Texas A&M 74, Alcorn State 62

Oregon 83, No. 4 Utah State 72

Wednesday, March 16

No. 2 Wake Forest 74, Towson 64

Second Round

Upper Left Bracket

Sunday, March 20

No. 2 Xavier 72, No. 3 Florida 56

No. 4 Vanderbilt 70, No. 1 Dayton 68

Lower Left Bracket

Sunday, March 20

Virginia 71, No. 2 North Texas 69

St. Bonaventure 70, No. 1 Oklahoma 68

Upper Right Bracket

Saturday, March 19

No. 2 BYU 90, Northern Iowa 71

Sunday, March 20

No. 4 Washington State 75, No. 1 SMU 63

Lower Right Bracket

Saturday, March 19

No. 1 Texas A&M 75, Oregon 60

No. 2 Wake Forest 80, No. 3 VCU 74

Quarterfinals

Upper Left Bracket

Tuesday, March 22

No. 2 Xavier 75, No. 4 Vanderbilt 73

Lower Left Bracket

Tuesday, March 22

St. Bonaventure 52, Virginia 51

Upper Right Bracket

Wednesday, March 23

No. 4 Washington State 77, No. 2 BYU 58

Lower Right Bracket

Wednesday, March 23

No. 1 Texas A&M 67, No. 2 Wake Forest 52

Final Four

Tuesday, March 29

Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

St. Bonaventure vs. No. 2 Xavier, 6 p.m., ESPN

No. 4 Washington State vs. No. 1 Texas A&M, 8:30 p.m., ESPN2

Championship Game

Thursday, March 31

Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

St. Bonaventure-No. 2 Xavier winner vs. No. 4 Washington State-No. 1 Texas A&M, 6 p.m., ESPN

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