Here's a look at the NIT schedule for tonight as the tournament gets underway. First-round games will take place tonight and tomorrow night. There aren't any local teams in the tournament, but the first round will help tide you over until the NCAA Tournament begins in earnest.â†µ
At 7:00, No. 3 Dayton plays No. 6 Charleston on ESPN2. No. 7 Vermont plays No. 2 Cleveland State on ESPN3, and No. 8 Coastal Carolina plays No. 1 Alabama on ESPNU.
At 7:30, No. 6 Harvard plays No. 3 Oklahoma State on ESPN.â†µ
At 8:00, No. 6 Murray State takes on No. 3 Missouri State on ESPN3.â†µ
At 9:00, No. 6 Fairfield plays No. 3 Colorado State on ESPN3, while No. 5 UTEP plays No. 4 New Mexico on ESPN2 and No. 1 Boston College takes on No. 8 McNeese State on ESPNU.â†µ
At 11:00, No. 7 Kent State plays No. 2 St. Mary's on ESPN2.â†µ
The other seven first-round NIT games will be played on Wednesday, with second-round games over the weekend. You can check out a full bracket here.