2018 NIT Bracket, Teams & Tournament Schedule

via CBS Sports

While only 68 teams could reach the Big Dance, those that narrowly missed out will participate in the NIT beginning Tuesday, March 13 at various campuses across the country.

The NIT will conclude on Thursday, March 29 with the championship game at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

For a printable NIT bracket, click here.

Baylor, Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s and USC will serve as the No. 1 seeds in the tournament, while Louisville, Marquette, Oklahoma State and Utah serve as the No. 2 seeds.

A full look at the opening round NIT matchups can be seen below:

Tuesday, March 13

  • No. 1 Baylor vs. No. 8 Wagner | 7 p.m. ET | ESPN2
  • No. 2 Louisville vs. No. 7 Northern Kentucky | 7 p.m. | ESPN
  • No. 3 Middle Tennessee vs. No. 6 Vermont | 8 p.m. | ESPNU
  • No. 4 Western Kentucky vs. No. 5 Boston College | 8 p.m. | ESPN3
  • No. 2 Oklahoma State vs. No. 7 Florida Gulf Coast | 9 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 1 Notre Dame vs. No. 8 Hampton | 9 p.m. | ESPN
  • No. 1 Saint Mary’s vs. No. 8 SE Louisiana | 10 p.m. | ESPNU
  • No. 3 Oregon vs. No. 6 Rider | 10 p.m. | ESPN3
  • No. 1 USC vs. No. 8 UNC Asheville | 11 p.m. | ESPN2

Wednesday, March 14

  • No. 3 LSU vs. No. 6 Lousiana | 7 p.m. | ESPN3
  • No. 2 Marquette vs. No. 7 Harvard | 7 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 4 Penn State vs. No. 5 Temple | 8 p.m. | ESPNU
  • No. 4 Mississippi State vs. No. 5 Nebraska | 9 p.m. | ESPN2
  • No. 2 Utah vs. No. 7 UC Davis | 9 p.m. | ESPN3
  • No. 3 Stanford vs. No. 6 BYU | 10 p.m. | ESPNU
  • No. 5 Washington vs. No. 4 Boise State (at Washington) | 10 p.m. | ESPN3