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2017 NIT Men’s Basketball Tournament TV Schedule (March 21-22, 28 and 30, 2017)

The NIT is now down to its Elite Eight. Beginning March 28, with its Final Four, the tournament will be played at New York City’s Madison Square Garden with the NIT title game played on Mar. 30.

NIT on ESPN family of networks

Updated Tue. Mar. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. EDT

The following are the scheduled game start times (all times Eastern; start times subject to change), and announcers for NIT action:

Quarterfinals: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

7:00 p.m. on ESPN2: Iowa/Clemson Quadrant
(#4) TCU vs. (#6) Richmond

9:00 p.m. on ESPN2: Syracuse/Georgia Quadrant
(#5) Ole Miss vs. (#6) Georgia Tech



Quarterfinals: Wednesday, March 22, 2017


7:00 p.m. on ESPN2: Illinois State/Illinois Quadrant
(#2) Illinois vs. (#4) Central Florida

9:00 p.m. on ESPN2: California/Houston Quadrant
(#6) Texas-Arlington vs. (#8) CSU Bakersfield

Semifinals: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

7:00 p.m. on ESPN2: Final Four Semifinal #1
Location: Madison Square Garden (New York, NY)

9:00 p.m. on ESPN2: Final Four Semifinal #2
Location: Madison Square Garden (New York, NY)

Thursday, March 30, 2017

7:00 p.m. on ESPN: NIT Championship
Location: Madison Square Garden (New York, NY)

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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