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2016 NIT Men’s Basketball Tournament Second Round TV Schedule (March 17-21, 2016)

The National Invitation Tournament (NIT) continues with 16 teams remaining.

The NIT Semifinals (‪March 29‬) and Final (‪March 31‬) will be held at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. All of these tournament games will be televised on the ESPN family of networks: ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU and ESPNews. The NIT is available through ESPN’s digital platform WatchESPN, accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets and connected devices to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider.

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The following are the scheduled game start times (all times Eastern; start times subject to change), locations and respective networks for the second round of tournament action:

Second Round: Thursday, March 17, 2016

7:‪0‬0‪ p.m.‬ on ESPNews: Valparaiso/Saint Mary’s Quadrant
(#1) Valparaiso @ (#4) Florida State
Announcers: Jordan Bernfield (play-by-play), Mark Adams (analyst)

Second Round: Friday, March 18, 2016

9:30‪ p.m.‬ on ESPNU: St. Bonaventure/BYU Quadrant
(#3) Virginia Tech @ (#2) BYU
Announcers: Mitch Holthus (play-by-play), Corey Williams (analyst)

Second Round: Saturday, March 19, 2016

Noon on ESPN: St. Bonaventure/BYU Quadrant
(#8) Wagner @ (#4) Creighton
Announcers: Doug Sherman (play-by-play), Daymeon Fishback (analyst)

Second Round: Sunday, March 20, 2016

Noon on ESPN: Monmouth/Florida Quadrant
(#2) Florida @ (#3) Ohio State
Announcers: Dave LaMont (play-by-play), Dan Dakich (analyst)

7:‪00 p.m.‬ on ESPN2: Valparaiso/Saint Mary’s Quadrant
(#3) Georgia @ (#2) Saint Mary’s
Announcers: Roxy Bernstein (play-by-play), Corey Williams (analyst)

Second Round: Monday, March 21, 2016

7:‪00 p.m.‬ on ESPN: Monmouth/Florida Quadrant
(#4) George Washington @ (#1) Monmouth

9:‪00 p.m.‬ on ESPN: South Carolina/San Diego State Quadrant
(#4) Georgia Tech @ (#1) South Carolina
Announcers: Dave Neal (play-by-play), Dino Gaudio (analyst)

11:30‪ p.m.‬ on ESPN2: South Carolina/San Diego State Quadrant
(#3) Washington @ (#2) San Diego State
Announcers: Steve Quis (play-by-play), Adrian Branch (analyst)

Written by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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