NIT Tournament Brackets

2017-2018 NIT Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 13 - 29, 2018
Champions:#4 Penn State
Runner-Up:#2 Utah
MVP/MOP:Lamar Stevens (Penn State, So.)
All-Tournament Team:Lamar Stevens (Penn State, So.), Tony Carr (Penn State, So.)
Final Four Teams:Utah, Utah, Penn State, Penn State
#1 Seeds:Baylor, Notre Dame, Saint Mary's, USC
Championship Venue:Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, NY)
Attendance:171,981
Officials:Clarence Armstrong, Todd Austin, Rick Batsell, Bo Boroski, Kevin Brill, Scott Brown, KB Burdett Jr., Deldre Carr, Danny Chance, Tony Chiazza, Jeff Clark, Tim Clougherty, Ed Corbett, Bill Covington, William Covington, Edward Crenshaw, Eric Curry, Don Daily, AJ Desai, Rodrick Dixon, Pat Driscoll, Klaus Endrissat, Nathan Farrell, Anthony Franklin, Lewis Garrison, Doran Gotschall, Courtney Green, Michael Greenstein, Ron Groover, David Hall, Brent Hampton, Nate Harris, Jeb Hartness, Frank Harvey, Tony Henderson, Ryan Holmes, Michael Irving, Byron Jarrett, Anthony Jordan, Peter Juzenas, Keith Kimble, Kipp Kissinger, Jamie Luckie, Randy McCall, Steve McJunkins, Chance Moore, Matt Morales, Tommy Morrissey, Craig Murley, Tom Nally, D.G. Nelson, Brian O'Connell, Terry Oglesby, Steve Orkus, Tony Padilla, Marques Pettigrew, Kelly Pfeifer, Gerry Pollard, Matt Potter, Chris Rastatter, Wally Rutecki, Jim Schipper, Mike Scyphers, Kelly Self, Owen Shortt, Doug Shows, Lamar Simpson, Kerby Sitton, Alfred Smith, Larry Spaulding, Bob Staffen, Raymond Styons, Paul Szelc, Bill Vinovich, Earl Walton, Deron White, Jeff Wooten, Edwin Young

2017-2018 NIT Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Lamar Stevens (Penn State, So.) (96)
Total Rebounds:Dwight Coleby (Western Kentucky, Sr.) (38)
Total Assists:Tony Carr (Penn State, So.) (35)
Total Steals:Matisse Thybulle (Washington, Jr.) (8)
Total Blocks:Aric Holman (Mississippi State, Jr.) (11)
Total Minutes:Shep Garner (Penn State, Sr.) (196)
Total FIC:Tony Carr (Penn State, So.) (72.4)
Total Fouls:Julian Moore (Penn State, Sr.) (16)
Total Turnovers:Justin Bibbins (Utah, Sr.) (14)
Total FGs:Lamar Stevens (Penn State, So.) (37)
Total 3PM:Shep Garner (Penn State, Sr.) (19)
Total FTs:Justin Bibbins (Utah, Sr.) (28)

2017-2018 NIT Tournament Bracket

Baylor Bracket
1 Baylor 80
8 Wagner 59
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Mississippi State 66
5 Nebraska 59
3 Middle Tennessee State 91
6 Vermont 64
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Louisville 66
7 Northern Kentucky 58
Baylor Bracket
 
 
1 Baylor 77
4 Mississippi State 78
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Louisville 84
3 Middle Tennessee State 68
Baylor Bracket
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Louisville 56
4 Mississippi State 79
Notre Dame Bracket
1 Notre Dame 84
8 Hampton 63
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Penn State 63
5 Temple 57
3 Oregon 99
6 Rider 86
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Marquette 67
7 Harvard 60
Notre Dame Bracket
 
 
1 Notre Dame 63
4 Penn State 73
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Marquette 101
3 Oregon 92
Notre Dame Bracket
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Marquette 80
4 Penn State 85
Saint Mary's Bracket
1 Saint Mary's 89
8 Southeastern Louisiana 45
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Boise State 74
5 Washington 77
3 LSU 84
6 Louisiana 76
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Utah 69
7 UC Davis 59
Saint Mary's Bracket
 
 
1 Saint Mary's 85
5 Washington 81
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Utah 95
3 LSU 71
Saint Mary's Bracket
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Saint Mary's 58
2 Utah 67
USC Bracket
1 USC 103
8 UNC Asheville 98
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Western Kentucky 79
5 Boston College 62
3 Stanford 86
6 Brigham Young 83
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Oklahoma State 80
7 Florida Gulf Coast 68
USC Bracket
 
 
1 USC 75
4 Western Kentucky 79
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Oklahoma State 71
3 Stanford 65
USC Bracket
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Oklahoma State 84
4 Western Kentucky 92
Semifinals and Finals
4 Penn State 75
4 Mississippi State 60
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Utah 69
4 Western Kentucky 64
Semifinals and Finals
 
 
2 Utah 66
4 Penn State 82

2017-2018 NIT Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win % Berth Type
1 Saint Mary's 30  83.33% 16  88.89% At-Large
1 USC 24  12  66.67% 12  66.67% At-Large
1 Notre Dame 21  15  58.33% 10  44.44% At-Large
1 Baylor 19  15  55.88% 10  44.44% At-Large
2 Utah 23  11  67.65% 11  61.11% At-Large
2 Louisville 22  14  61.11% 50.00% At-Large
2 Marquette 21  14  60.00% 50.00% At-Large
2 Oklahoma State 21  15  58.33% 10  44.44% At-Large
3 Middle Tennessee State 25  75.76% 16  88.89% Regular Season Champion
3 Oregon 23  13  63.89% 10  55.56% At-Large
3 Stanford 19  16  54.29% 11  61.11% At-Large
3 LSU 18  15  54.55% 10  44.44% At-Large
4 Western Kentucky 27  11  71.05% 14  77.78% At-Large
4 Mississippi State 25  12  67.57% 50.00% At-Large
4 Penn State 25  13  65.79% 50.00% At-Large
4 Boise State 23  71.88% 13  72.22% At-Large
5 Nebraska 22  11  66.67% 13  72.22% At-Large
5 Washington 21  13  61.76% 10  55.56% At-Large
5 Boston College 19  16  54.29% 11  38.89% At-Large
5 Temple 17  16  51.52% 10  44.44% At-Large
6 Louisiana 27  79.41% 16  88.89% Regular Season Champion
6 Vermont 27  77.14% 15  93.75% Regular Season Champion
6 Brigham Young 24  11  68.57% 11  61.11% At-Large
6 Rider 22  10  68.75% 15  83.33% Regular Season Champion
7 Florida Gulf Coast 23  12  65.71% 12  85.71% Regular Season Champion
7 Northern Kentucky 22  10  68.75% 15  83.33% Regular Season Champion
7 UC Davis 22  11  66.67% 12  75.00% Regular Season Champion
7 Harvard 18  14  56.25% 12  85.71% Regular Season Champion
8 Wagner 23  10  69.70% 14  77.78% Regular Season Champion
8 Southeastern Louisiana 22  12  64.71% 15  83.33% Regular Season Champion
8 UNC Asheville 21  13  61.76% 13  72.22% Regular Season Champion
8 Hampton 19  16  54.29% 12  75.00% Regular Season Champion

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

2017-2018 NIT Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 13, 2018 #8 Wagner (L) #1 Baylor (W) 59-80 Ferrell Center PTS: 24. Manu Lecomte
REB: 8. T.J. Maston
AST: 6. Manu Lecomte
PTS: 23. Blake Francis
REB: 8. Romone Saunders
AST: 5. Romone Saunders
Mar 13, 2018 #7 Northern Kentucky (L) #2 Louisville (W) 58-66 KFC Yum! Center PTS: 20. Deng Adel
REB: 13. Raymond Spalding
AST: 3. V.J. King
PTS: 19. Drew McDonald
REB: 13. Drew McDonald
AST: 3. Jalen Tate
Mar 13, 2018 #6 Vermont (L) #3 Middle Tennessee State (W) 64-91 Murphy Center PTS: 25. Giddy Potts
REB: 12. Nicholas King
AST: 5. Donovan Sims
PTS: 18. Anthony Lamb
REB: 5. Drew Urquhart
AST: 7. Trae Bell-Haynes
Mar 13, 2018 #5 Boston College (L) #4 Western Kentucky (W) 62-79 E. A. Diddle Arena PTS: 19. Justin Johnson
REB: 12. Justin Johnson
AST: 8. Darius Thompson
PTS: 18. Ky Bowman
REB: 10. Steffon Mitchell
AST: 3. Nik Popovic
Mar 13, 2018 #7 Florida Gulf Coast (L) #2 Oklahoma State (W) 68-80 Gallagher IBA Arena PTS: 18. Jeffrey Carroll
REB: 9. Mitchell Solomon
AST: 4. Kendall Smith
PTS: 23. Zach Johnson
REB: 7. Michael Gilmore
AST: 5. Brandon Goodwin
Mar 13, 2018 #8 Hampton (L) #1 Notre Dame (W) 63-84 Edmund P. Joyce Center PTS: 18. Martin Geben
REB: 12. Bonzie Colson, Jr.
AST: 6. Rex Pflueger
PTS: 21. Jermaine Marrow
REB: 13. Trevond Barnes
AST: 7. Jermaine Marrow
Mar 13, 2018 #8 Southeastern Louisiana (L) #1 Saint Mary's (W) 45-89 McKeon Pavilion PTS: 26. Jock Landale
REB: 10. Tanner Krebs
AST: 4. Jordan Ford
PTS: 19. Jordan Capps
REB: 5. Jordan Capps
AST: 5. Marlain Veal
Mar 13, 2018 #6 Rider (L) #3 Oregon (W) 86-99 Matthew Knight Arena PTS: 23. Payton Pritchard
REB: 10. Kenny Wooten
AST: 8. Payton Pritchard
PTS: 25. Dimencio Vaughn
REB: 8. Tyere Marshall
AST: 6. Stevie Jordan
Mar 13, 2018 #8 UNC Asheville (L) #1 USC (W) 98-103 Galen Center PTS: 26. Jordan McLaughlin
REB: 19. Nick Rakocevic
AST: 13. Jordan McLaughlin
PTS: 28. Jonathan Baehre
REB: 14. Jonathan Baehre
AST: 8. Raekwon Miller
Mar 14, 2018 #7 Harvard (L) #2 Marquette (W) 60-67 BMO Harris Bradley Center PTS: 22. Markus Howard
REB: 8. Matt Heldt
AST: 6. Andrew Rowsey
PTS: 19. Justin Bassey
REB: 12. Justin Bassey
AST: 5. Justin Bassey
Mar 14, 2018 #6 Louisiana (L) #3 LSU (W) 76-84 Pete Maravich Assembly Center PTS: 26. Duop Reath
REB: 11. Duop Reath
AST: 7. Tremont Waters
PTS: 21. Frank Bartley, IV
REB: 13. Marcus Stroman
AST: 7. Marcus Stroman
Mar 14, 2018 #5 Temple (L) #4 Penn State (W) 57-63 Bryce Jordan Center PTS: 19. Josh Reaves
REB: 11. Josh Reaves
AST: 5. Tony Carr
PTS: 15. Shizz Alston
REB: 12. Ernest Aflakpui
AST: 4. Josh Brown
Mar 14, 2018 #7 UC Davis (L) #2 Utah (W) 59-69 Jon M. Huntsman Center PTS: 21. Justin Bibbins
REB: 9. Tyler Rawson
AST: 4. Tyler Rawson
PTS: 11. A.J. John
REB: 6. T.J. Shorts II
AST: 5. T.J. Shorts II
Mar 14, 2018 #5 Nebraska (L) #4 Mississippi State (W) 59-66 Humphrey Coliseum PTS: 16. Aric Holman
REB: 10. Aric Holman
AST: 14. Lamar Peters
PTS: 13. James Palmer, Jr.
REB: 8. Isaiah Roby
AST: 5. James Palmer, Jr.
Mar 14, 2018 #5 Washington (W) #4 Boise State (L) 77-74 Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion PTS: 39. Chandler Hutchison
REB: 14. Chandler Hutchison
AST: 6. Alex Hobbs
PTS: 25. Jaylen Nowell
REB: 7. Dominic Green
AST: 5. David Crisp
Mar 14, 2018 #6 Brigham Young (L) #3 Stanford (W) 83-86 Maples Pavilion PTS: 25. Reid Travis
REB: 14. Reid Travis
AST: 7. Daejon Davis
PTS: 28. Elijah Bryant
REB: 10. Elijah Bryant
AST: 3. Jahshire Hardnett
Mar 17, 2018 #4 Penn State (W) #1 Notre Dame (L) 73-63 Edmund P. Joyce Center PTS: 17. T.J. Gibbs
REB: 9. Bonzie Colson, Jr.
AST: 4. Rex Pflueger
PTS: 24. Tony Carr
REB: 9. Josh Reaves
AST: 4. Tony Carr
Mar 18, 2018 #4 Mississippi State (W) #1 Baylor (L) 78-77 Ferrell Center PTS: 26. T.J. Maston
REB: 8. Jo Acuil
AST: 7. Manu Lecomte
PTS: 19. Tyson Carter
REB: 8. Aric Holman
AST: 10. Lamar Peters
Mar 18, 2018 #3 Oregon (L) #2 Marquette (W) 92-101 BMO Harris Bradley Center PTS: 29. Andrew Rowsey
REB: 6. Sacar Anim
AST: 9. Andrew Rowsey
PTS: 25. MiKyle Mcintosh
REB: 4. Paul White
AST: 5. Troy Brown, Jr.
Mar 18, 2018 #3 Middle Tennessee State (L) #2 Louisville (W) 68-84 KFC Yum! Center PTS: 18. Raymond Spalding
REB: 6. V.J. King
AST: 8. Quentin Snider
PTS: 24. Nicholas King
REB: 6. Nicholas King
AST: 3. Giddy Potts
Mar 19, 2018 #3 Stanford (L) #2 Oklahoma State (W) 65-71 Gallagher IBA Arena PTS: 26. Jeffrey Carroll
REB: 7. Jeffrey Carroll
AST: 4. Cameron McGriff
PTS: 15. Michael Humphrey
REB: 20. Michael Humphrey
AST: 4. Daejon Davis
Mar 19, 2018 #3 LSU (L) #2 Utah (W) 71-95 Jon M. Huntsman Center PTS: 17. Sedrick Barefield
REB: 9. Jayce Johnson
AST: 5. Tyler Rawson
PTS: 19. Tremont Waters
REB: 6. Aaron Epps
AST: 8. Tremont Waters
Mar 19, 2018 #5 Washington (L) #1 Saint Mary's (W) 81-85 McKeon Pavilion PTS: 26. Jordan Ford
REB: 6. Evan Fitzner
AST: 12. Emmett Naar
PTS: 22. Noah Dickerson
REB: 9. Noah Dickerson
AST: 4. Matisse Thybulle
Mar 19, 2018 #4 Western Kentucky (W) #1 USC (L) 79-75 Galen Center PTS: 20. Elijah Stewart
REB: 10. Nick Rakocevic
AST: 14. Jordan McLaughlin
PTS: 23. Justin Johnson
REB: 7. Dwight Coleby
AST: 4. Darius Thompson
Mar 20, 2018 #4 Penn State (W) #2 Marquette (L) 85-80 Al McGuire Center PTS: 29. Andrew Rowsey
REB: 9. Theo John
AST: 8. Andrew Rowsey
PTS: 30. Lamar Stevens
REB: 9. John Harrar
AST: 7. Tony Carr
Mar 20, 2018 #4 Mississippi State (W) #2 Louisville (L) 79-56 KFC Yum! Center PTS: 13. Raymond Spalding
REB: 11. Raymond Spalding
AST: 3. Deng Adel
PTS: 19. Quinndary Weatherspoon
REB: 14. Quinndary Weatherspoon
AST: 4. Nick Weatherspoon
Mar 21, 2018 #4 Western Kentucky (W) #2 Oklahoma State (L) 92-84 Gallagher IBA Arena PTS: 19. Kendall Smith
REB: 9. Mitchell Solomon
AST: 6. Lindy Waters III
PTS: 30. Taveion Hollingsworth
REB: 13. Dwight Coleby
AST: 6. Lamonte Bearden
Mar 21, 2018 #2 Utah (W) #1 Saint Mary's (L) 67-58 McKeon Pavilion PTS: 16. Jock Landale
REB: 15. Jock Landale
AST: 4. Emmett Naar
PTS: 19. Sedrick Barefield
REB: 7. Tyler Rawson
AST: 4. Sedrick Barefield
Mar 27, 2018 #4 Western Kentucky (L) #2 Utah (W) 64-69 Madison Square Garden PTS: 19. Justin Bibbins
REB: 10. Donnie Tillman
AST: 4. Justin Bibbins
PTS: 24. Justin Johnson
REB: 13. Dwight Coleby
AST: 7. Darius Thompson
Mar 27, 2018 #4 Mississippi State (L) #4 Penn State (W) 60-75 Madison Square Garden PTS: 21. Tony Carr
REB: 8. Lamar Stevens
AST: 6. Lamar Stevens
PTS: 19. Tyson Carter
REB: 8. Abdul Ado
AST: 5. Lamar Peters
Mar 29, 2018 #4 Penn State (W) #2 Utah (L) 82-66 Madison Square Garden PTS: 22. Sedrick Barefield
REB: 6. Donnie Tillman
AST: 4. Justin Bibbins
PTS: 28. Lamar Stevens
REB: 12. John Harrar
AST: 14. Tony Carr