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NIT Bracket, Schedule, TV Channels For 2023 Men’s Tournament

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The 2023 National Invitation Tournament has invited 32 teams to vie for the oldest national title in collegiate basketball for the next three weeks.

The three-week event culminates with the NIT Final Four, which will be held in Las Vegas for the first time, after a long stint with its traditional home, Madison Square Garden in New York City. In 2024, the NIT Final Four will be in Indianapolis.

 

Big 12 Teams have done well in the NIT as of late. Baylor won in 2013, TCU won in 2017 and Texas won in 2019.

The tournament has been played every year (except for 2020) since 1938. The full 32-team field was released on Sunday, March 12. The bracket, schedule and teams are below. All times are Central.

The 2023 NIT schedule

First Round

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

Eastern Washington 81, No. 4 Washington State 74

No. 3 Colorado 65, Seton Hall 64

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 69, vs. Alcorn State 53

No. 3 Sam Houston 58, Santa Clara 56

No. 4 Cincinnati 81, Virginia Tech 72

Utah Valley 83, No. 2 New Mexico 69

No. 1 Oregon 84, UC Irvine 58

 

Second Round

March 18-19

Top Left Bracket

No. 1 Oklahoma State 71, Eastern Washington 60

No. 2 North Texas 75, No. 3 Sam Houston 55

Bottom Left Bracket

No. 1 Oregon 68, UCF 54

No. 2 Wisconsin 75, No. 3 Liberty 71

Top Right Bracket

No. 4 Cincinnati 79, Hofstra 65

Utah Valley 81, No. 3 Colorado 69

Bottom Right Bracket

UAB 77, Morehead State 59

No. 2 Vanderbilt 66, No. 3 Michigan 65

 

Quarterfinals

March 21-22

Top Left Bracket

No. 2 North Texas 65, No. 1 Oklahoma State 59 (OT)

Bottom Left Bracket

No. 2 Wisconsin 61, No. 1 Oregon 58

Top Right Bracket

Utah Valley 74, No. 4 Cincinnati 68

Bottom Right Bracket

UAB 67, No. 2 Vanderbilt 59

Semifinals

March 28

Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

No. 2 North Texas 56, No. 2 Wisconsin 54

UAB 88, Utah Valley 86 (OT)

Championship

March 30

Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

No. 2 North Texas 68, UAB 61

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