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2016 National Invitation Tournament

The 2016 National Invitational Tournament is a single-elimination tournament of 32 NCAA Division I teams that were not selected to participate in the 2016 NCAA Tournament. The annual tournament is being played on campus sites for the first three rounds, with the Final Four and championship game being held at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Tournament will begin on Tuesday March 15 and will end on Thursday March 31.


  • Participants 1
    • Automatic qualifiers 1.1
    • Seeds 1.2
  • Schedule 2
  • Media 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Automatic qualifiers

The following teams earned automatic berths into the 2016 NIT field by virtue of having won their respective conference's regular season championship but failed to win their conference tournaments or receive an at-large NCAA bid.




ESPN, Inc. has exclusive television rights to all NIT games. It will telecast every game across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, and ESPN3. Since 2011, Westwood One will have exclusive rights radio rights to the semifinals and championship


External links

  • Official NIT site

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