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NIT 2018: Saturday's Round Scores, Updated Bracket, Sunday's 2nd-Round Schedule

6 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The National Invitation Tournament featured only one game Saturday while much of the country focused on the NCAA tournament, but it was a good one.
In a battle of two teams that believed they deserved an at-large bid to March Madness, Tony Carr led Penn State to an upset win over Notre Dame, earning a spot in the tournament quarterfinals.
Here is what you need to know about Round 2 of the NIT.
Bracket
Updated bracket available at CBSSports.com .
Saturday Recap
No. 4 Penn State 73, No. 1 Notre Dame 63
After the first round featured no major upsets and just one No. 5 seed beating a No. 4...
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NIT Tournament 2018: Updated Bracket and Schedule for Round 2 Contests

6 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The first round of the 2018 National Invitational Tournament was short on upsets and had only a handful of nail-biters.
One might expect that, though, as the top seeds are generally teams that feel they should have been in the NCAA tournament but were snubbed and therefore need to take out their frustrations on smaller, less competitive schools.
Top-seeded Notre Dame crushed No. 8 Hampton 84-63 in the first round of the NIT, and they will look to keep up their winning ways against Penn State on Saturday.
The other three No. 1 seeds (naturally also feeling wronged for not making the NCAA...
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