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How to watch NIT semifinals online, TV coverage, radio and more

This is your last chance to watch mid-week college basketball until next season.

The NIT semifinals tip off at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, and while it isn't quite the same as the Final Four beginning later in the week from Indianapolis, it's still college basketball at a time of year when the number of games left is getting closer and closer to zero.

The semifinals begin Tuesday with the No. 1 seed Temple Owls and No. 2 Miami Hurricanes at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN and WatchESPN. Temple was thought to be an NCAA Tournament team but was left out of the field after its AAC tournament final loss to the SMU Mustangs, and the Owls have since won their three NIT games in increasingly convincing fashion. Quenton DeCosey led Temple with 21 points in a 77-59 quarterfinals win over the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs.

Miami, meanwhile, didn't lead for the first 39 minutes of its quarterfinal against the Richmond Spiders but rallied for a 63-61 win to advance to the Garden.

The second semifinal will follow at approximately 9 p.m., also on ESPN and WatchESPN, with the No. 1 Old Dominion Monarchs against the No. 2 Stanford Cardinal. Old Dominion advanced with a buzzer-beating three from Trey Freeman to top Murray State in the quarterfinal, 72-69, after Murray State had just tied it on a three with less than four seconds left.

Both NIT semifinals will be broadcast on ESPN (streamed online on WatchESPN) and on the Westwood One radio network.