2011 NIT Tournament television dates and times, game locations, broadcast channels, and commentator teams have been announced. For the first three rounds, schools will play home games, with the higher-seeded team earning home-court advantage. The final two rounds will be played at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Every game will be broadcast on one ESPN or another this year, meaning the enterprising college basketball fan could watch at least one live minute of every game of the 2011 NCAA Tournament, NIT, and Women's NCAA Tournament.
Though we do not advise of course we advise it.
- March 15-16: First Round, various ESPNs, home locations
- March 18-21: Second Round, various ESPNs, home locations
- March 22 (ESPN), 23 (ESPN2): Quarterfinals, 7 pm and 9 pm, home locations
- March 29: Semifinals, 7 pm and 9:30 pm, ESPN2, Madison Square Garden
- March 31: Championship Game, 7 pm, ESPN2, Madison Square Garden
- No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide vs. No. 8 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers, Tuesday at 7 pm, ESPNU (Carter Blackburn and LaPhonso Ellis)
- No. 4 New Mexico Lobos vs. No. 5 UTEP Miners, Tuesday at 9 pm, ESPN2 (Bob Wischusen and Stephen Bardo)
- No. 3 Missouri State Bears vs. No. 6 Murray State Racers, Tuesday at 8 pm, ESPN3 (Justin Kutcher and Dickey Simpkins)
- No. 2 Miami Hurricanes vs. No. 7 Florida Atlantic Owls, Wednesday at 7:30 pm, ESPN3 (Dan McLaughlin and Dereck Whittenburg)
- No. 1 Colorado Buffaloes vs. No. 8 Texas Southern, Wednesday at 7 pm, ESPN3 (Dave Armstrong and Bill Herenda)
- No. 4 California Golden Bears vs. No. 5 Mississippi Rebels, Wednesday at 9 pm, ESPN2 (John Saunders and Miles Simon)
- No. 3 Colorado St. Rams vs. No. 6 Fairfield Stags, Tuesday at 9 pm, ESPN3 (Dave Armstrong and Bill Herenda)
- No. 2 St. Mary's Gaels vs. No. 7 Kent St. Golden Flashes, Tuesday at 11 pm, ESPN2 (Dave Flemming and Sean Farnham)
- No. 1 Boston College Eagles vs. 8 McNeese St. Cowboys, Tuesday at 9 pm, ESPNU (Mitch Holthus and Reid Gettys)
- No. 4 Northwestern Wildcats vs. No. 5 Milwaukee Panthers, Wednesday at 8 pm, ESPN3 (Mike Gleason and Mike Kelley)
- No. 3 Oklahoma St. Cowboys vs. No. 6 Harvard Crimson, Tuesday at 7 pm, ESPN (Mark Jones and Fran Fraschilla)
- No. 2 Washington St. Cougars vs. No. 7 Long Beach St. 49ers, Wednesday at 10 pm, ESPNU (Clay Matvick and Sean Farnham)
- No. 1 Virginia Tech Hokies vs. No. 8 Bethune-Cookman Wildcats, Wednesday at 8 pm, ESPNU (Beth Mowins and Bob Valvano)
- No. 4 Wichita St. Shockers vs. No. 5 Nebraska Cornhuskers, Wednesday at 7 pm, ESPN2 (Mike Patrick and Dan Dakich)
- No. 3 Dayton Flyers vs. No. 6 Charleston Cougars, Tuesday at 7 pm, ESPN2 (Brad Nessler and Jimmy Dykes)
- No. 2 Cleveland St. Vikings vs. No. 7 Vermont Catamounts, Tuesday at 7 pm, ESPN3 (Jim Barbar and Mark Adams)
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