The Miami Hurricanes may have gotten passed over for the 2012 NCAA Tournament, but they are still holding their own in the 2012 NIT. They knocked off Valparaiso in their first round match and will advance. The second round of the NIT tournament is spread out over the next few days, but Miami will take on the No. 6 Minnesota Golden Gophers on Monday evening. That game will tip off at 9:00 p.m. ET.
One of the second-round matches has already been played, as the No. 1 seed Washington Huskies blew out the No. 4 Northwestern Wildcats on Friday night. Here's the schedule for the complete second round of NIT action.
No. 3 Oregon vs. No. 7 Iowa - March 18, 5:00 p.m. ET
No. 1 Tennessee vs. No. 4 Middle Tennessee - March 19, 7:00 p.m. ET
No. 2 Miami (FL) vs. No. 6 Minnesota - March 19, 9:00 p.m. ET
No. 1 Seton Hall vs. No. 5 Massachusetts - March 17, 11:00 a.m. ET
No. 3 Drexel vs. No. 7 Northern Iowa - March 18, 11:00 a.m. ET
No. 5 Bucknell vs. No. 8 Nevada - March 18, 3:00 p.m. ET
No. 3 Stanford vs. No. 7 Illinois State - March 19, 11:30 p.m. ET
A full, up to date NIT bracket can be found here.
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