Exclusive coverage of the entire 76th National Invitation Tournament (NIT) continues today, March 21, at 7 p.m. ET on ESPNU with Denver at Maryland. First Round upsets include Robert Morris over No. 1 seed Kentucky, Mercer over No. 2 seed Tennessee and Stony Brook over No. 2 seed Massachusetts.
All 31 NIT games will air across ESPN networks, with quarterfinal action continuing from campus sites. The NIT Semifinal games tip-off at Madison Square Garden on ESPN2, Tuesday, April 2,beginning at 7 p.m., and the NIT Championship will follow on Thursday, April 4 at 9 p.m. on ESPN. Play by play commentator Bob Wischusen will be joined by analysts Bill Raftery for the semifinals and Bob Knight for the final game of the tournament.
2013 NIT Second Round Schedule:
|Date||Time (ET)||Game / Commentators||Network|
|Thu, March 21||7 p.m.||NIT Second Round: Denver at Maryland
Mike Patrick & LaPhonzo Ellis
|Fri, March 22||8 p.m.||NIT Second Round: Arizona State at Baylor
Dave Lamont & Stephen Howard
|9:30 p.m.||NIT Second Round: Stony Brook at Iowa
Mike Couzens & Paul Biancardi
|Sat, March 23||Noon||NIT Second Round: Stanford at Alabama
Rich Hollenberg & Miles Simon
|Sun, March 24||11 a.m.||NIT Second Round: St. John’s at Virginia
Mike Crispino & Dereck Whittenberg
|Mon, March 25||7 p.m.||NIT Second Round: Robert Morris at Providence
TBD & Tim Welsh
|ESPN or ESPN2|
|9 p.m.||NIT Second Round: Mercer at BYU
Dave Pasch & Bill Walton
|ESPN or ESPN2|
|10 p.m.||NIT Second Round: Louisiana Tech at Southern Miss
Roy Philpott & Joe Dean, Jr.