NIT Tournament Brackets

2005-2006 NIT Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 14 - 30, 2006
Champions:South Carolina
Runner-Up:Michigan
MVP/MOP:Renaldo Balkman (South Carolina, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team:N/A
Final Four Teams:Louisville, Louisville, Michigan, Michigan
#1 Seeds:Maryland, Michigan, Louisville, Cincinnati
Championship Venue:Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, NY)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Roger Ayers, Bruce Bell, Curtis Blair, Bo Boroski, James Breeding, Tom Clark, Reggie Cofer, Eugene Crawford, Rick Crawford, Anthony Crozier, Don Dailey, Terry Davis, Robert Donato, Brian Dorsey, Pat Driscoll, Mike Eades, Duke Edsall, Kevin Ferguson, John Gaffney, Dwayne Gladden, John Goble, Reggie Greenwood, Sam Haddad, Sean Hall, Brent Hampton, Jim Haney, James Haney, Byrne Haskins, Randy Heimerman, Tim Higgins, Ted Hillary, Robert Holloway, Sean Hull, Tim Hutchinson, Bobby Jacobs, Paul Janssen, Tim Kelly, Bill Kennedy, Bryan Kersey, Bill Laubenstein, Tom Lopes, Jamie Luckie, Kevin Mathis, Glen Mayberry, Glenn Mayborg, Don Mcallister, Randy McCall, Bobby McRoy, Terry Moore, Mike Nance, Tim Nestor, Dan Nowakoski, Brian O'Connell, Tom O'Neill, Antonio Petty, Gary Prager, Steven Pyatt, Rick Randall, Chris Rastatter, Larry Scirotto, Kelly Self, Doug Shows, Lamont Simpson, Doug Sirmons, Frank Spencer, Michael Stephens, Winston Stith, Raymond Styons, Raymond Styons, Ron Tyburski, Bobby Vetkoetter, Earl Walton, Mike Wood

2005-2006 NIT Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Tarence Kinsey (South Carolina, Sr.) (97)
Total Rebounds:Eric Hicks (Cincinnati, Sr.) (37)
Total Assists:Daniel Horton (Michigan, Sr.) (29)
Total Steals:Tarence Kinsey (South Carolina, Sr.) (12), Daniel Horton (Michigan, Sr.) (12), Oliver Lafayette (Houston, Jr.) (12)
Total Blocks:Brandon Wallace (South Carolina, Jr.) (15)
Total Minutes:Daniel Horton (Michigan, Sr.) (171)
Total FIC:Daniel Horton (Michigan, Sr.) (67.0)
Total Fouls:Arturo Dubois (Manhattan, So.) (14)
Total Turnovers:Loren Stokes (Hofstra, Jr.) (12)
Total FGs:Tarence Kinsey (South Carolina, Sr.) (37)
Total 3PM:Taquan Dean (Louisville, Sr.) (20)
Total FTs:Jason Wingate (Manhattan, Sr.) (20)

2005-2006 NIT Tournament Bracket

Maryland Bracket
Opening Round
9 Manhattan 80
10 Fairleigh Dickinson 77
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Penn State 71
8 Rutgers 76
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
First Round
 
1 Maryland 84
9 Manhattan 87
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Colorado 61
5 Old Dominion 79
2 Saint Joseph's 71
8 Rutgers 62
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Hofstra 73
6 Nebraska 62
Second Round
 
 
 
5 Old Dominion 70
9 Manhattan 66
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Saint Joseph's 75
3 Hofstra 77
Quarterfinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Hofstra 51
5 Old Dominion 61
Michigan Bracket
Opening Round
9 UTEP 85
10 Lipscomb 66
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Temple 73
8 Akron 80
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
First Round
 
1 Michigan 82
9 UTEP 67
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Vanderbilt 69
5 Notre Dame 79
2 Creighton 71
8 Akron 60
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Miami (FL) 62
6 Oklahoma State 59
Second Round
 
 
 
1 Michigan 87
5 Notre Dame 84
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Creighton 52
3 Miami (FL) 53
Quarterfinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Michigan 71
3 Miami (FL) 65
Louisville Bracket
Opening Round
9 Northern Arizona 53
10 Delaware State 58
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Stanford 65
8 Virginia 49
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
First Round
 
1 Louisville 71
10 Delaware State 54
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Clemson 69
5 Louisiana Tech 53
2 Missouri State 76
7 Stanford 67
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Houston 77
6 Brigham Young 67
Second Round
 
 
 
1 Louisville 74
4 Clemson 68
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Missouri State 60
3 Houston 59
Quarterfinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Louisville 74
2 Missouri State 56
Cincinnati Bracket
Opening Round
9 Charlotte 77
10 Georgia Southern 61
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Miami (OH) 52
8 Butler 53
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
First Round
 
1 Cincinnati 86
9 Charlotte 80
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Minnesota 73
5 Wake Forest 58
2 Florida State 67
8 Butler 63
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 South Carolina 74
6 Western Kentucky 55
Second Round
 
 
 
1 Cincinnati 76
4 Minnesota 62
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Florida State 68
3 South Carolina 69
Quarterfinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Cincinnati 62
3 South Carolina 65
Semifinals and Finals
Semifinals
1 Michigan 66
5 Old Dominion 43
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Louisville 63
3 South Carolina 78
Championship Game
 
 
1 Michigan 64
3 South Carolina 76

2005-2006 NIT Tournament Participants

Seed Region School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Cincinnati Bracket Cincinnati 19  12  61.29% 50.00%
1 Maryland Bracket Maryland 19  12  61.29% 50.00%
1 Louisville Bracket Louisville 18  12  60.00% 10  37.50%
1 Michigan Bracket Michigan 18  10  64.29% 50.00%
2 Louisville Bracket Missouri State 20  71.43% 12  66.67%
2 Michigan Bracket Creighton 19  67.86% 12  66.67%
2 Cincinnati Bracket Florida State 19  67.86% 56.25%
2 Maryland Bracket Saint Joseph's 18  13  58.06% 56.25%
3 Maryland Bracket Hofstra 24  80.00% 14  77.78%
3 Louisville Bracket Houston 20  68.97% 64.29%
3 Cincinnati Bracket South Carolina 18  15  54.55% 10  37.50%
3 Michigan Bracket Miami (FL) 16  15  51.61% 43.75%
4 Maryland Bracket Colorado 20  68.97% 56.25%
4 Louisville Bracket Clemson 18  12  60.00% 43.75%
4 Michigan Bracket Vanderbilt 17  12  58.62% 43.75%
4 Cincinnati Bracket Minnesota 15  14  51.72% 11  31.25%
5 Maryland Bracket Old Dominion 21  70.00% 13  72.22%
5 Louisville Bracket Louisiana Tech 20  12  62.50% 11  68.75%
5 Cincinnati Bracket Wake Forest 17  16  51.52% 13  18.75%
5 Michigan Bracket Notre Dame 15  13  53.57% 10  37.50%
6 Cincinnati Bracket Western Kentucky 23  76.67% 12  85.71%
6 Louisville Bracket Brigham Young 20  71.43% 12  75.00%
6 Maryland Bracket Nebraska 19  13  59.38% 43.75%
6 Michigan Bracket Oklahoma State 17  15  53.13% 10  37.50%
7 Cincinnati Bracket Miami (OH) 18  10  64.29% 14  77.78%
7 Michigan Bracket Temple 17  14  54.84% 50.00%
7 Maryland Bracket Penn State 15  14  51.72% 10  37.50%
7 Louisville Bracket Stanford 15  13  53.57% 11  61.11%
8 Michigan Bracket Akron 22  70.97% 14  77.78%
8 Cincinnati Bracket Butler 19  12  61.29% 11  68.75%
8 Maryland Bracket Rutgers 18  13  58.06% 43.75%
8 Louisville Bracket Virginia 15  14  51.72% 43.75%
9 Louisville Bracket Northern Arizona 21  10  67.74% 12  85.71%
9 Michigan Bracket UTEP 20  68.97% 11  78.57%
9 Cincinnati Bracket Charlotte 18  12  60.00% 11  68.75%
9 Maryland Bracket Manhattan 18  10  64.29% 14  77.78%
10 Michigan Bracket Lipscomb 21  10  67.74% 15  75.00%
10 Louisville Bracket Delaware State 20  13  60.61% 16  88.89%
10 Maryland Bracket Fairleigh Dickinson 20  11  64.52% 14  77.78%
10 Cincinnati Bracket Georgia Southern 20  68.97% 11  73.33%

*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

2005-2006 NIT Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
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