NIT Tournament

The 64th annual National Invitation Tournament had a 32-team field. First three rounds played on home courts of higher seeded teams. Semifinal, Third Place and Championship games played March 27-29 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

1st Round

at Connecticut 72South Carolina 65
Detroit 68at Bradley 49
at Richmond 79West Virginia 56
at Dayton 68NC-Wilmington 59
at Alabama 85Seton Hall 79
at Toledo 76OTSouth Alabama 67
at Purdue 90Illinois St. 79
at Auburn 60Miami-FL 58
at Minnesota 87Villanova 78
at Tulsa 75UC-Irvine 71
at Pittsburgh 84St. Bonaventure 75
at Mississippi St. 75Southern Mississippi 68
Pepperdine 72at Wyoming 69
at New Mexico 83Baylor 73
at UTEP 84McNeese St. 74
Memphis 71at Utah 62

2nd Round

Detroit 67at Connecticut 61
at Dayton 71Richmond 56
at Alabama 79Toledo 69
at Purdue 79Auburn 61
Tulsa 76at Minnesota 73
Mississippi St. 66at Pittsburgh 61
at New Mexico 81Pepperdine 75
at Memphis 90UTEP 65


Detroit 59at Dayton 42
Alabama 852 OTat Purdue 77
Tulsa 77 at Mississippi St. 75
at Memphis 81New Mexico 63


Tulsa 72 Memphis 64
Alabama 74Detroit 63

Third Place

Memphis 86Detroit 71


Tulsa 79Alabama 60

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