NIT Tournament Brackets

2015-2016 NIT Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 15 - 31, 2016
Champions:#4 George Washington
Runner-Up:#1 Valparaiso
MVP/MOP:Tyler Cavanaugh (George Washington, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team:Tyler Cavanaugh (George Washington, Jr.), Alec Peters (Valparaiso, Jr.), Joe McDonald (George Washington, Sr.), Kevin Larsen (George Washington, Sr.), Patricio Garino (George Washington, Sr.)
Final Four Teams:San Diego State, San Diego State, Valparaiso, Valparaiso
#1 Seeds:Valparaiso, Monmouth, St. Bonaventure, South Carolina
Championship Venue:Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, NY)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Jeff Anderson, Louis Andrakakos, Clarence Armstrong, Rick Batsell, Chris Beaver, Bo Boroski, Haywood Bostic, James Breeding, Kevin Brill, Evan Burroughs, Deldre Carr, Jimmy Casas, Tony Chiazza, Jeff Clark, Ed Corbett, William Covington, Don Daily, A.J. Desai, AJ Desai, Marc Ellard, Nathan Farrell, Anthony Franklin, Lewis Garrison, Tim Gattis, Tony Green, David Hall, Brent Hampton, Nate Harris, Verne Harris, Jeb Hartness, Frank Harvey, Jerry Heater, Randy Heimerman, Tony Henderson, Karl Hess, Michael Irving, Chuck Jones, Peter Juzenas, Bryan Kersey, Keith Kimble, Robert Lehigh, Toby Martinez, Randy McCall, Steve McJunkins, Terry Moore, Brett Nansel, Ray Natill, D.G. Nelson, Tommy Nunez, Brian OConnell, Tom Oneill, Tony Padilla, Kelly Pfeifer, Matt Potter, Mark Potter, Gary Prager, Mike Reed, Mike Roberts, Wally Rutechi, Wally Rutecki, Mark Schnur, Mike Scyphers, Lamar Simpson, Alfred Smith, Bert Smith, Larry Spaulding, Michael Stephens, Raymond Styons, Ted Valentine, Earl Walton, Deron White

2015-2016 NIT Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Alec Peters (Valparaiso, Jr.) (104)
Total Rebounds:Tyler Cavanaugh (George Washington, Jr.) (45)
Total Assists:Kyle Collinsworth (Brigham Young, Sr.) (31)
Total Steals:Kyle Collinsworth (Brigham Young, Sr.) (9), Kasey Hill (Florida, Jr.) (9)
Total Blocks:Vashil Fernandez (Valparaiso, Sr.) (23)
Total Minutes:Alec Peters (Valparaiso, Jr.) (187)
Total FIC:Alec Peters (Valparaiso, Jr.) (81.3)
Total Fouls:Vashil Fernandez (Valparaiso, Sr.) (17)
Total Turnovers:Kyle Collinsworth (Brigham Young, Sr.) (14), Keith Carter (Valparaiso, Sr.) (14)
Total FGs:Alec Peters (Valparaiso, Jr.) (36)
Total 3PM:Chase Fischer (Brigham Young, Sr.) (14)
Total FTs:Tyler Cavanaugh (George Washington, Jr.) (24)

2015-2016 NIT Tournament Bracket

Monmouth Bracket
1 Monmouth 90
8 Bucknell 80
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 George Washington 82
5 Hofstra 80
2 Florida 97
7 North Florida 68
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Ohio State 72
6 Akron 63
Monmouth Bracket
 
 
1 Monmouth 71
4 George Washington 87
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Florida 74
3 Ohio State 66
Monmouth Bracket
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Florida 77
4 George Washington 82
St. Bonaventure Bracket
1 St. Bonaventure 75
8 Wagner 79
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Creighton 72
5 Alabama 54
2 Brigham Young 97
7 UAB 79
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Virginia Tech 86
6 Princeton 81
St. Bonaventure Bracket
 
 
4 Creighton 87
8 Wagner 54
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Brigham Young 80
3 Virginia Tech 77
St. Bonaventure Bracket
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Brigham Young 88
4 Creighton 82
South Carolina Bracket
1 South Carolina 88
8 High Point 66
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Georgia Tech 81
5 Houston 62
2 San Diego State 79
7 Fort Wayne 55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Washington 107
6 Long Beach State 102
South Carolina Bracket
 
 
1 South Carolina 66
4 Georgia Tech 83
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 San Diego State 93
3 Washington 78
South Carolina Bracket
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 San Diego State 72
4 Georgia Tech 56
Valparaiso Bracket
1 Valparaiso 84
8 Texas Southern 73
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Florida State 84
5 Davidson 74
2 Saint Mary's 58
7 New Mexico State 56
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Georgia 93
6 Belmont 84
Valparaiso Bracket
 
 
1 Valparaiso 81
4 Florida State 69
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Saint Mary's 77
3 Georgia 65
Valparaiso Bracket
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Valparaiso 60
2 Saint Mary's 44
Semifinals and Finals
1 Valparaiso 72
2 Brigham Young 70
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 San Diego State 46
4 George Washington 65
Semifinals and Finals
 
 
1 Valparaiso 60
4 George Washington 76

2015-2016 NIT Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win % Berth Type
1 Valparaiso 30  83.33% 16  88.89% Regular Season Champion
1 Monmouth 28  77.78% 17  85.00% Regular Season Champion
1 South Carolina 25  73.53% 11  61.11% At-Large
1 St. Bonaventure 22  70.97% 14  77.78% At-Large
2 Saint Mary's 29  82.86% 15  83.33% Regular Season Champion
2 San Diego State 28  10  73.68% 16  88.89% Regular Season Champion
2 Brigham Young 26  11  70.27% 13  72.22% At-Large
2 Florida 21  15  58.33% 50.00% At-Large
3 Ohio State 21  14  60.00% 11  61.11% At-Large
3 Georgia 20  14  58.82% 10  55.56% At-Large
3 Virginia Tech 20  15  57.14% 10  55.56% At-Large
3 Washington 19  15  55.88% 50.00% At-Large
4 George Washington 27  10  72.97% 11  61.11% At-Large
4 Georgia Tech 21  15  58.33% 10  44.44% At-Large
4 Creighton 20  15  57.14% 50.00% At-Large
4 Florida State 20  14  58.82% 10  44.44% At-Large
5 Hofstra 24  10  70.59% 14  77.78% Regular Season Champion
5 Houston 22  10  68.75% 12  66.67% At-Large
5 Davidson 20  13  60.61% 10  55.56% At-Large
5 Alabama 18  15  54.55% 10  44.44% At-Large
6 Akron 26  74.29% 13  72.22% Regular Season Champion
6 Princeton 22  75.86% 12  85.71% At-Large
6 Belmont 20  12  62.50% 12  75.00% Regular Season Champion
6 Long Beach State 20  15  57.14% 12  75.00% At-Large
7 UAB 26  78.79% 16  88.89% Regular Season Champion
7 Fort Wayne 24  10  70.59% 12  75.00% Regular Season Champion
7 New Mexico State 23  11  67.65% 13  92.86% Regular Season Champion
7 North Florida 22  12  64.71% 10  71.43% Regular Season Champion
8 Wagner 23  11  67.65% 13  72.22% Regular Season Champion
8 High Point 21  11  65.63% 13  72.22% Regular Season Champion
8 Texas Southern 18  15  54.55% 16  88.89% Regular Season Champion
8 Bucknell 17  14  54.84% 14  77.78% Regular Season Champion

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

2015-2016 NIT Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 15, 2016 #8 High Point (L) #1 South Carolina (W) 66-88 Colonial Life Arena PTS: 30. Laimonas Chatkevicius
REB: 11. Michael Carrera
AST: 7. Sindarius Thornwell
PTS: 15. Austin White
REB: 4. Ricky Madison
AST: 6. Anthony Lindauer
Mar 15, 2016 #5 Davidson (L) #4 Florida State (W) 74-84 Donald L. Tucker Center PTS: 23. Dwayne Bacon
REB: 9. Malik Beasley
AST: 5. Devon Bookert
PTS: 17. Jack Gibbs
REB: 6. Peyton Aldridge
AST: 4. Peyton Aldridge
Mar 15, 2016 #6 Akron (L) #3 Ohio State (W) 63-72 Value City Arena PTS: 18. JaQuan Lyle
REB: 14. JaQuan Lyle
AST: 6. JaQuan Lyle
PTS: 16. Isaiah Johnson
REB: 12. Isaiah Johnson
AST: 3. Josh Williams
Mar 15, 2016 #7 North Florida (L) #2 Florida (W) 68-97 UNF Arena PTS: 15. Dorian Finney-Smith
REB: 10. John Egbunu
AST: 7. Chris Chiozza
PTS: 23. Dallas Moore
REB: 7. Dallas Moore
AST: 5. Dallas Moore
Mar 15, 2016 #6 Long Beach State (L) #3 Washington (W) 102-107 Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion PTS: 30. Dejounte Murray
REB: 11. Marquese Chriss
AST: 5. Dejounte Murray
PTS: 26. Nick Faust
REB: 9. Mason Riggins
AST: 4. Justin Bibbins
Mar 15, 2016 #5 Alabama (L) #4 Creighton (W) 54-72 CenturyLink Center Omaha PTS: 20. Mo Watson
REB: 14. Geoff Groselle
AST: 4. James Milliken
PTS: 18. Justin Coleman
REB: 8. Donta Hall
AST: 4. Retin Obasohan
Mar 15, 2016 #8 Texas Southern (L) #1 Valparaiso (W) 73-84 Athletics-Recreation Center PTS: 28. Alec Peters
REB: 10. Vashil Fernandez
AST: 5. Keith Carter
PTS: 27. Chris Thomas
REB: 11. Malcolm Riley
AST: 7. Chris Thomas
Mar 15, 2016 #7 Fort Wayne (L) #2 San Diego State (W) 55-79 Viejas Arena PTS: 15. Malik Pope
REB: 10. Winston Shepard
AST: 12. Winston Shepard
PTS: 17. Joe Reed
REB: 18. John Konchar
AST: 4. John Konchar
Mar 15, 2016 #7 New Mexico State (L) #2 Saint Mary's (W) 56-58 McKeon Pavilion PTS: 14. Joe Rahon
REB: 7. Dane Pineau
AST: 6. Emmett Naar
PTS: 19. Pascal Siakam
REB: 14. Pascal Siakam
AST: 7. Ian Baker
Mar 16, 2016 #6 Belmont (L) #3 Georgia (W) 84-93 Stegeman Coliseum PTS: 33. Yante Maten
REB: 10. Yante Maten
AST: 8. J.J. Frazier
PTS: 19. Craig Bradshaw
REB: 7. Taylor Barnette
AST: 5. Austin Luke
Mar 16, 2016 #8 Wagner (W) #1 St. Bonaventure (L) 79-75 Reilly Center PTS: 24. Jaylen Adams
REB: 11. Dion Wright
AST: 5. Jaylen Adams
PTS: 21. Romone Saunders
REB: 9. Mike Aaman
AST: 4. Romone Saunders
Mar 16, 2016 #8 Bucknell (L) #1 Monmouth (W) 80-90 OceanFirst Bank Center PTS: 23. Justin Robinson
REB: 9. Je'lon Hornbeak
AST: 5. Justin Robinson
PTS: 18. Chris Hass
REB: 7. Zach Thomas
AST: 5. Stephen Brown
Mar 16, 2016 #6 Princeton (L) #3 Virginia Tech (W) 81-86 Cassell Coliseum PTS: 29. Zach LeDay
REB: 11. Zach LeDay
AST: 2. Zach LeDay
PTS: 22. Steven Cook
REB: 6. Spencer Weisz
AST: 3. Steven Cook
Mar 16, 2016 #5 Hofstra (L) #4 George Washington (W) 80-82 Charles E. Smith Athletic Center PTS: 20. Tyler Cavanaugh
REB: 11. Tyler Cavanaugh
AST: 7. Kevin Larsen
PTS: 26. Juan'ya Green
REB: 13. Rokas Gustys
AST: 10. Juan'ya Green
Mar 16, 2016 #5 Houston (L) #4 Georgia Tech (W) 62-81 McCamish Pavilion PTS: 20. Adam Smith
REB: 7. Charles Mitchell
AST: 5. Marcus Georges-Hunt
PTS: 21. Devonta Pollard
REB: 6. Damyean Dotson
AST: 4. Galen Robinson, Jr.
Mar 16, 2016 #7 UAB (L) #2 Brigham Young (W) 79-97 Marriott Center PTS: 27. Chase Fischer
REB: 10. Kyle Collinsworth
AST: 12. Kyle Collinsworth
PTS: 29. Robert Brown
REB: 7. Chris Cokley
AST: 3. Lewis Sullivan
Mar 17, 2016 #4 Florida State (L) #1 Valparaiso (W) 69-81 Athletics-Recreation Center PTS: 26. Alec Peters
REB: 9. Alec Peters
AST: 6. Keith Carter
PTS: 19. Xavier Rathan-Mayes
REB: 6. Terance Mann
AST: 4. Dwayne Bacon
Mar 18, 2016 #3 Virginia Tech (L) #2 Brigham Young (W) 77-80 Marriott Center PTS: 24. Chase Fischer
REB: 8. Kyle Davis
AST: 10. Kyle Collinsworth
PTS: 22. Seth Allen
REB: 14. Zach LeDay
AST: 3. Seth Allen
Mar 19, 2016 #8 Wagner (L) #4 Creighton (W) 54-87 CenturyLink Center Omaha PTS: 18. Geoff Groselle
REB: 9. Geoff Groselle
AST: 8. Mo Watson
PTS: 13. Michael Carey
REB: 4. Dwaun Anderson
AST: 3. Aaren Edmead
Mar 20, 2016 #3 Ohio State (L) #2 Florida (W) 66-74 Value City Arena PTS: 16. Dorian Finney-Smith
REB: 12. Dorian Finney-Smith
AST: 5. Kasey Hill
PTS: 20. Marc Loving
REB: 11. JaQuan Lyle
AST: 4. A.J. Harris
Mar 20, 2016 #3 Georgia (L) #2 Saint Mary's (W) 65-77 McKeon Pavilion PTS: 15. Emmett Naar
REB: 11. Dane Pineau
AST: 11. Emmett Naar
PTS: 13. J.J. Frazier
REB: 8. Yante Maten
AST: 7. J.J. Frazier
Mar 21, 2016 #4 George Washington (W) #1 Monmouth (L) 87-71 OceanFirst Bank Center PTS: 24. Micah Seaborn
REB: 9. Deon Jones
AST: 3. Micah Seaborn
PTS: 22. Tyler Cavanaugh
REB: 12. Tyler Cavanaugh
AST: 5. Kevin Larsen
Mar 21, 2016 #4 Georgia Tech (W) #1 South Carolina (L) 83-66 Colonial Life Arena PTS: 17. Michael Carrera
REB: 6. Michael Carrera
AST: 3. Duane Notice
PTS: 21. Adam Smith
REB: 10. Nick Jacobs
AST: 8. Marcus Georges-Hunt
Mar 21, 2016 #3 Washington (L) #2 San Diego State (W) 78-93 Viejas Arena PTS: 20. Winston Shepard
REB: 12. Malik Pope
AST: 5. Jeremy Hemsley
PTS: 20. Dejounte Murray
REB: 9. Dejounte Murray
AST: 6. Andrew Andrews
Mar 22, 2016 #2 Saint Mary's (L) #1 Valparaiso (W) 44-60 Athletics-Recreation Center PTS: 20. Alec Peters
REB: 8. Alec Peters
AST: 5. Alec Peters
PTS: 11. Dane Pineau
REB: 6. Evan Fitzner
AST: 5. Emmett Naar
Mar 22, 2016 #4 Creighton (L) #2 Brigham Young (W) 82-88 Marriott Center PTS: 19. Zac Seljaas
REB: 7. Zac Seljaas
AST: 5. Nick Emery
PTS: 22. Geoff Groselle
REB: 11. Cole Huff
AST: 9. Mo Watson
Mar 23, 2016 #4 George Washington (W) #2 Florida (L) 82-77 Exactech Arena PTS: 22. Kevaughn Allen
REB: 8. Dorian Finney-Smith
AST: 7. Kasey Hill
PTS: 23. Tyler Cavanaugh
REB: 13. Kevin Larsen
AST: 3. Kevin Larsen
Mar 23, 2016 #4 Georgia Tech (L) #2 San Diego State (W) 56-72 Viejas Arena PTS: 18. Trey Kell
REB: 10. Malik Pope
AST: 3. Dakarai Allen
PTS: 18. Marcus Georges-Hunt
REB: 12. Charles Mitchell
AST: 3. Marcus Georges-Hunt
Mar 29, 2016 #2 Brigham Young (L) #1 Valparaiso (W) 70-72 Madison Square Garden PTS: 15. Alec Peters
REB: 9. Alec Peters
AST: 5. Shane Hammink
PTS: 20. Kyle Collinsworth
REB: 8. Kyle Davis
AST: 5. Kyle Collinsworth
Mar 29, 2016 #4 George Washington (W) #2 San Diego State (L) 65-46 Madison Square Garden PTS: 13. Dakarai Allen
REB: 10. Zylan Cheatham
AST: 3. Winston Shepard
PTS: 20. Tyler Cavanaugh
REB: 11. Tyler Cavanaugh
AST: 6. Joe McDonald
Mar 31, 2016 #4 George Washington (W) #1 Valparaiso (L) 76-60 Madison Square Garden PTS: 15. Alec Peters
REB: 10. Alec Peters
AST: 7. Keith Carter
PTS: 18. Kevin Larsen
REB: 8. Joe McDonald
AST: 4. Joe McDonald