NIT tournament schedule, results

Updated: April 3, 2008, 9:44 PM ET

Schedule and results for the 2008 National Invitational Tournament. The higher seeds host the first round. (All tip offs ET; Seeds in parenthesis):

FIRST ROUND
Tuesday, March 18
No. 2 UMass 80, No. 7 Stephen F. Austin 60
No. 1 Ohio State 84, No. 8 UNC Asheville 66
No. 1 Syracuse 87, No. 8 Robert Morris 81
No. 4 Southern Illinois 69, No. 5 Oklahoma State 53
No. 6 Akron 65, No. 3 Florida State 60 (OT)
No. 5 Maryland 68, No. 4 Minnesota 58
No. 3 Creighton 74, No. 6 Rhode Island 73
No. 1 Arizona State 64, No. 8 Alabama State 53

Wednesday, March 19
No. 3 Dayton 66, No. 6 Cleveland State 57
No. 1 Virginia Tech 94, No. 8 Morgan State 62
No. 5 Alabama-Birmingham 80, No. 4 VCU 77
No. 2 Ole Miss 83, No. 7 Cal State Santa Barbara 68
No. 2 Florida 73, No. 7 San Diego State 49
No. 3 Nebraska 67, No. 6 Charlotte 48
No. 2 Illinois State 61, No. 7 Utah State 57
No. 4 California 68, No. 5 New Mexico 66

SECOND ROUND
Thursday, March 20
No. 1 Syracuse 88, No. 5 Maryland 72
No. 1 Arizona State 65, No. 4 Southern Illinois 51

Friday, March 21
No. 2 Florida 82, No. 3 Creighton 54

Saturday, March 22
No. 2 UMass 68, No. 6 Akron 63

Monday, March 24
No. 1 Ohio State 73, No. 4 California 56
No. 3 Dayton 55, No. 2 Illinois State 48
No. 1 Virginia Tech 75, No. 5 Alabama-Birmingham 49
No. 2 Ole Miss 85, No. 3 Nebraska 75

QUARTERFINALS
March 25
No. 2 UMass 81, No. 1 Syracuse 77
No. 2 Florida 70, No. 1 Arizona State 57
March 26
No. 2 Ole Miss 81, No. 1 Virginia Tech 72
No. 1 Ohio State 74, No. 3 Dayton 63

SEMIFINALS
April 1 at Madison Square Garden
No. 2 UMass 78, No. 2 Florida 66
No. 1 Ohio State 81, No. 2 Ole Miss 69

CHAMPIONSHIP
April 3 at Madison Square Garden
No. 1 Ohio State 92, No. 2 UMass 85

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