The NCAA's other tournament continues Monday night, with three games to determine the final slots for the elite eight of the 2011 NIT Championship bracket. Missouri St. is at Miami at 7 p.m. EDT, followed by No. 1 seed Alabama hosting New Mexico at 9 p.m. and then in the nightcap, the Cowboys of Oklahoma St. visit Washington St. The winners of the first two games will meet in the quarterfinals; the latter game determines who plays Northwestern, the team that knocked off No. 1 Boston College on Saturday.
Two of the NIT quarterfinals are already set: Kent St. will play at No. 1 Colorado Tuesday night and Wichita St. will meet Charleston on Wednesday.
2011 NIT Second Round (March 18-21)
Colorado def. California, 89-72.
Northwestern def. Boston College, 86-67
Charleston def. Cleveland State, 64-56
Wichita State def. Virginia Tech, 79-76 (OT)
Kent State def. Fairfield, 72-68
March 21, Missouri State at Miami (Fla.) 7 p.m. ESPN
March 21, New Mexico at Alabama 9 p.m. ESPN
March 21, Oklahoma State at Washington State 11:30 p.m. ESPN2
2011 NIT Quarterfinals (March 22-23)
March 22, Kent State at Colorado, 9 p.m. ESPN
March 23, Wichita State vs. Charleston, TBD, ESPN/ESPN2
March 23, Northwestern vs. Oklahoma St./Washington St., TBD, ESPN/ESPN2
March 23, TBD, ESPN/ESPN2
2011 NIT Semifinals
March 29, TBD, 7 p.m. ESPN2
March 29, TBD, 9 p.m. ESPN2
March 31, TBD, 7 p.m. ESPN2
Visit the NCAA's site for an official NIT bracket