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2008 National Invitation Tournament (NIT) Results

The 2008 National Invitation Tournament (NIT) selected 32 teams after the NCAA Tournament completed their selections and paired teams up in a regional format much like the NCAA Tornament. Four teams were seeded #1 through #8 with the top-seeded teams hosting games through the Quarterfinals.

The 2008 NIT saw three #1 vs. #2 match-ups and one #1 vs. #3 match-up as three #2 seeds (UMass, Florida & Ole Miss) and one #1 seed (Ohio State) advanced to the 2008 NIT Final Four. Ohio State and UMass advanced @ Madison Square Garden as the Buckeyes of Ohio State took home the 2008 NIT Championship with a 92-85 win over UMass.



NIT Schedule & Bracket

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

  • #1 Ohio State 84 - #8 NC Asheville 66
  • #2 UMass 80 - SF Austin 60
  • #1 Syracuse 87 - #8 Robert Morris 81
  • #6 Akron 65 - #3 Florida State 60
  • #4 Southern Illinois 69 - #5 Oklahoma State 53
  • #5 Maryland 68 - #4 Minnesota 58
  • #3 Creighton 74 - #6 Rhode Island 73
  • #1 Arizona State 64 - #8 Alabama State 53

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

  • #3 Dayton 66 - #6 Cleveland State 57
  • #1 Virginia Tech 94 - #8 Morgan State 62
  • #5 UAB 80 - #4 VCU 77
  • #2 Mississippi 83 - #7 UC Santa Barbara 68
  • #2 Florida 73 - #7 San Diego State 49
  • #3 Nebraska 67 - #6 Charlotte 48
  • #2 Illinois State 61 - #7 Utah State 57
  • #4 California 68 - #5 New Mexico 66

 

 

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2008 NIT Second Round

March 20-24, 2008

  • #1 Syracuse 88 - #5 Maryland 72
  • #1 Arizona State 65 - #4 Southern Illinois 51
  • #2 Florida 82 - #3 Creighton 54
  • #2 UMass 68 - #6 Akron 63
  • #1 Ohio State 73 - #4 California 56
  • #3 Dayton 55 - #2 Illinois State 48
  • #1 Virginia Tech 75 - #5 UAB 49 - ESPN
  • #2 Mississippi 85 - #3 Nebraska 75 - ESPNU

2008 NIT Quarterfinals

March 25-26, 2008

  • #2 UMass 81 - #1 Syracuse 77
  • #2 Florida 70 - #1 Arizona State 57
  • #1 Ohio State 74 - #3 Dayton 63
  • #2 Mississippi 81 - #1 Virginia Tech 72

 

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2008 NIT Semifinals

  • #2 UMass 78 - #2 Florida 66
  • #1 Ohio State 81 - #2 Ole Miss 69

 

2008 NIT Championship

  • #1 Ohio State 92 - #2 UMass 85

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