When is the NIT? Participants, bracket, schedule for 2018 National Invitation Tournament

When is the NIT? Participants, bracket, schedule for 2018 National Invitation Tournament

When is the NIT? Participants, bracket, schedule for 2018 National Invitation Tournament

With the win the Fighting Irish move on to next Saturday's Big Ten Tournament Championship game where they will face the victor of the Ohio State vs. MI game while Penn State will await a possible at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament during the selection show next Sunday. The teams are meeting for the 93rd time overall and the first time in State College since the 2008-09 season. He's an incredible coach. "I'm proud of what our team has accomplished this season".

The Nittany Lions are making their first postseason appearance since 2013-14 and first NIT appearance since2009, when Penn State won the NIT crown.

Penn State advanced to the semifinals of the Big 10 tournament before losing 78-70 to Purdue. The Nittany Lions have just two seniors, Shep Garner and Julian Moore, on their 2017-18 roster.

USC will play UNC Asheville on Tuesday night in its first appearance in the NIT since 1999.

Below is information on the important dates and locations for the 2018 NIT.

NIT games are being televised by ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3. The NIT will conclude with the Championship game on Thursday, March 29.

Other notable matchups include Marquette taking on Harvard on Wednesday night, and Louisville hosting Northern Kentucky on Tuesday night.

The Owls (17-15) earned the No. 5 seed in their bracket, while Penn State (21-13) is the No. 4 seed.

Led by Coach Fran Dunphy, Temple was 8-10 in the American Athletic Conference and the No. 7 in the AAC Tournament.

Despite a goal and assist each from sophomores Brandon Biro (Sherwood Park, Alb.) and Nate Sucese (Fairport, N.Y.), fourth-seeded Penn State was defeated by top-seed Notre Dame, 3-2, this evening in a Big Ten semifinal matchup at Compton Family Ice Arena.

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