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2000-01 NIT Basketball 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 72 South Carolina 65
Detroit 68 at Bradley 49
at Richmond 79 West Virginia 56
at Dayton 68 NC-Wilmington 59
at Alabama 85 Seton Hall 79
at Toledo 76 OT South Alabama 67
at Purdue 90 Illinois St. 79
at Auburn 60 Miami-FL 58
at Minnesota 87 Villanova 78
at Tulsa 75 UC-Irvine 71
at Pittsburgh 84 St. Bonaventure 75
at Mississippi St. 75 Southern Mississippi 68
Pepperdine 72 at Wyoming 69
at New Mexico 83 Baylor 73
at UTEP 84 McNeese St. 74
Memphis 71 at Utah 62

2nd Round

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

Quarterfinals

Detroit 59 at Dayton 42
Alabama 85 2 OT at Purdue 77
Tulsa 77 at Mississippi St. 75
at Memphis 81 New Mexico 63

Semifinals

Tulsa 72 Memphis 64
Alabama 74 Detroit 63

Third Place

Memphis 86 Detroit 71

Championship

Tulsa 79 Alabama 60

 

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