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NIT Tournament Bracket Update: Elite 8 Tips Off Tuesday Night

The Elite 8 pairings were set Monday night in the 2011 NIT Tournament as a pair of No. 2 -seeds, Miami Hurricanes, Washington St. Cougars, and No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide all earned victories and advanced.

Here are the second-round results: No. 4 Northwestern advanced by routing top-seeded Boston College, 85-67; No. 1 Colorado defeated California, 89-72; No. 6 College of Charleston defeated No. 2 Cleveland State, 64-56; No. 7 Kent State beat No. 6 Fairfield, 72-68; No. 4 Wichita State shocking No. 1 Virginia Tech, 79-76; No. 1 Alabama beat No. 4 New Mexico, 74-67; No. 2 Miami downed No. 3 Missouri St., 81-72; and No. 2 Washington St. cruised past No. 3 Oklahoma St., 74-64.

Here is a look at the complete bracket.

Left Bracket

  • Miami (2) at Alabama (1) --Wednesday, March 23, 9 p.m., ESPN
  • Kent St (7) at Colorado (1) -- Tuesday, March 22, 9 p.m., ESPN

Right Bracket

  • (4) Northwestern at (2) Washington St. -- Wednesday, March 22, 11 p.m., ESPN2
  • (6) Charleston at (4) Witchita St. -- Wednesday, March 22, 7 p.m., ESPN2

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