2024 NIT Tournament Bracket

2024 NIT Tournament Bracket

The 2024 NIT Tournament bracket is out for men’s basketball. The games start Tuesday, March 19th. The NIT Final Four and Championship game will take place on April 2nd and 4th, 2024. They will be played at Hinkle Fieldhouse located on the Butler campus in Indianapolis, IN. All of the tournament games are being shown on the ESPN family of channels. We have the full bracket, NIT TV schedule, and full NIT tournament schedule here for you to follow the action. 

We have posted the Updated 2024 NIT Tournament Schedule and bracket here if you want to see the updated matchups, scores, and bracket.

2024 NIT Tournament Schedule

Not a lot of younger fans realize that the NIT used to be the BIG postseason tournament for colleges. The entire NCAA Tournament being the big deal was really a last half-century type of deal. Anyway, moving on from the history lesson. Here’s the 2024 NIT tournament bracket and schedule for you to follow when the games are being held. 

  • First round games are March 19-20
  • Second round games are March 23-24
  • The quarterfinal games are March 26-27
  • The 2024 NIT semifinals are at 7 p.m. (ESPN) and 9:30 p.m. (ESPN2) on April 2
  • The 2024 NIT championship game is at 7 p.m. ET on April 4 on ESPN

What TV Channels are Covering the 2024 NIT? 

Similar to the 2024 NCAA Women’s Tournament, the ESPN family of networks is covering the NIT tournament. These include ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, and ESPN+. ABC is not assigned any games in the opening rounds of play, but that can change for later rounds of the NIT bracket

2024 NIT TV Schedule

The following is the 2024 NIT TV schedule. The schedule is published through the first round by the NCAA. Once we get moving in the tournament and have updates, we’ll revise the schedule for you. 

Tuesday, March 19 | First round

No. 4 LSU vs. North Texas | SEC Network/ESPN+

No. 3 Providence vs. Boston College | 7 p.m. ET on ESPNU

No. 4 Georgia vs. Xavier | 7 p.m. ET on ESPN

No. 3 Virginia Tech vs. Richmond | 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2

No. 2 Ohio State vs. Cornell | 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2

No. 4 Butler vs. Minnesota | 9 p.m. ET on ESPNU

No. 3 Iowa vs. Kansas State | 9 p.m. ET on ESPN

No. 4 UCF vs. South Florida | 9 p.m. ET on ESPN+

No. 2 Utah vs. UC Irvine | 11 p.m. ET on ESPN2

Wednesday, March 20 | First round

No. 1 Seton Hall vs. Saint Joseph’s | 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2

No. 2 Princeton vs. UNLV | 8 p.m. ET on ESPN+

No. 1 Wake Forest vs. Appalachian State | 8 p.m. ET on ESPN+

No. 1 Indiana State vs. SMU | 7 p.m. ET on ESPN+

No. 3 Bradley vs. Loyola Chicago | 7 p.m. on ESPN+

No. 2 Cincinnati vs. San Francisco | 9 p.m. ET on ESPN+

No. 1 Villanova vs. VCU | 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2

Saturday, March 23 to Sunday, March 24 | Second round


Tuesday, March 26 to Wednesday, March 27 | Quarterfinals


Tuesday, April 2 | Semifinals


Thursday, April 4 | Championship


Past NIT Champions (Last 10 Years)

The following are the past 13ish year’s worth of NIT Championship game results.

2010Dayton79-68North Carolina
2011Wichita State66-57Alabama
2015Stanford66-64 (OT)Miami
2016George Washington76-60Valparaiso
2017TCU88-56Georgia Tech
2018Penn State82-66Utah
2021Memphis77-64Mississippi State
2022Xavier73-72Texas A&M
2023North Texas68-61UAB
Past 13 NIT Championship Games

Printable 2024 NIT Tournament Bracket

Printable 2024 NIT Tournament Bracket

The NCAA has published a printable 2024 NIT Tournament bracket. That is above for you to download, print and share to follow the game action. We have also converted it to PDF for you to use if that format is easier. We find a lot of folks can print PDF in a better format. Either way, we will ensure you have the most current NIT schedule information to follow the game action. Enjoy the tournament. 

Will Lewis

Have been covering sports of all types for more than 18 years. Will is a lifelong Kentucky Wildcats fan and rooted for the Bengals way back when Joe Montana dashed our hopes and dreams. Now a Padres fan as well. He covers all sports here at Sports Brackets.

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