Tuesday, March 20, 2001

Men's NIT pairings

        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

        Detroit 67, Connecticut 61
        Monday, March 19
        Mississippi State 66, Pittsburgh 61
        Dayton 71, Richmond 56
        Tulsa 76, Minnesota 73, OT
        Tuesday, March 20
        Auburn (18-13) at Purdue (16-14), 7 p.m.
        Texas-El Paso (23-8) at Memphis (18-14), 8 p.m.
        Toledo (22-10) at Alabama (22-10), 8 p.m.
        Pepperdine (22-8) at New Mexico (20-12), 9 p.m.
        Third Round
        Wednesday, March 21
- Friday, March 23
        Detroit (24-10) vs. Dayton (21-12), TBA
        Alabama-Toledo winner vs. Auburn-Purdue winner, TBA
        Mississippi State (18-12) vs. Tulsa (23-11), TBA
        Pepperdine-New Mexico winner vs. Texas-El Paso-Memphis winner, TBA
        At Madison Square Garden, New York
        Tuesday, March 27

        Semifinal, 7 p.m.
        Semifinal, 9:30 p.m.
        Thursday, March 29
        Third Place

        Semifinal losers, 6 p.m.
        Semifinal winners, 9 p.m.

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