NIT bracket 2018: National Invitation Tournament teams, schedule set


During the preseason, the Irish defeated Wichita State, who earned a No. 4 seed in the 2018 NCAA Tournament. But the National Invitation Tournament is giving the Pirates a chance to keep playing. All the higher seeds play host in the NIT until the semifinals. The Nittany Lions have just two seniors, Shep Garner and Julian Moore, on their 2017-18 roster.

Hampton (19-15) closed its regular season with eight consecutive wins to claim a share of the regular-season championship with Bethune-Cookman and Savannah State.

-Notre Dame responded with a power-play tally of its own as Andrew Peeke was able to rip home a rebound on the right side of the crease for the 2-1 lead at 14:03 of the first period. The Fighting Irish upset Virginia Tech in the first round of the ACC tournament before losing to Duke in the quarterfinals.

Cale Morris made 43 saves for Notre Dame.

Villanova players hold the tournament trophy after an NCAA college basketball game against Providence in the Big East men’s tournament final Saturday
NIT bracket 2018: National Invitation Tournament teams, schedule set

Notre Dame comes into the NIT as one of the favorites to win the whole thing. The Pirates almost earned an NCAA bid, but lost to North Carolina Central in the MEAC championship on Saturday, 71-63.

The NIT first-round contest will air on ESPNU, the Penn State Sports Network and "When you put us all together and we have all the pieces". "Now, it's going to take a couple of days to get this sting off". Sophomore guard Tony Carr was selected first-team All-Big Ten and USBWA All-District and to the Big Ten All-Tournament Team.

Baylor, Notre Dame, Saint Mary's, and USC were the final four teams to be left out of the field for the 2018 NCAA Tournament, which was revealed Sunday.

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