Saturday, March 17, 2001

Men's NIT pairings




        National Invitation Tournament

        All Times EST

        First Round

        Tuesday, March 13

        Alabama 85, Seton Hall 79

        Memphis 71, Utah 62

        Wednesday, March 14

        Connecticut 72, South Carolina 65

        Dayton 68, NC-Wilmington 59

        Pittsburgh 84, St. Bonaventure 75

        Purdue 90, Illinois State 79

        Mississippi St. 75, Southern Miss. 68

        Detroit 68, Bradley 49

        Auburn 60, Miami 58

        Tulsa 75, UC Irvine 71

        Pepperdine 72, Wyoming 69

        Texas-El Paso 84, McNeese State 74

        Minnesota 87, Villanova 78

        New Mexico 83, Baylor 73

        Thursday, March 15

        Toledo 76, South Alabama 67, OT

        Friday, March 16

        Richmond 79, West Virginia 56

        ———

        Second Round

        Sunday, March 18

        Richmond (22-6) at Dayton (20-12), 7 p.m.

        Detroit (23-10) at Connecticut (20-11), 7:30 p.m.

        Monday, March 19

        Mississippi State (17-12) at Pittsburgh (19-13), 7:30 p.m.

        Tulsa (22-11) at Minnesota (18-13), 8 p.m.

        Texas-El Paso (23-8) at Memphis (18-14), 8 p.m.

        Tuesday, March 20

        Auburn (18-13) at Purdue (16-14), 7 p.m.

        Toledo (22-10) at Alabama (22-10), 8 p.m.

        Pepperdine (22-8) at New Mexico (20-12), 9 p.m.

        Richmond (22-6) at Dayton (20-12), 7 p.m.

        ———

        Third Round

        Wednesday, March 21 - March 23

        Detroit-Connecticut winner vs. Richmond-Dayton winner, TBA

        Alabama-Toledo winner vs. Auburn-Purdue winner, TBA

        Mississippi State-Pittsburgh winner vs. Tulsa-Minnesota winner, TBA

        Pepperdine-New Mexico winner vs. Texas-El Paso-Memphis winner, TBA

        ———

        At Madison Square Garden

        Tuesday, March 27

        Semifinal, 7 p.m.

        Semifinal, 9:30 p.m.

        ———

        Thursday, March 29

        Third Place

        Semifinal losers, 6 p.m.

        Championship

        Semifinal winners, 9 p.m.

       



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