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2017 NIT TV, live-stream schedule

The 2017 National Invitation Tournament field released Sunday features 32 teams from 20 of the 32 Division I conferences.

The field is broken down to four regionals -- hosted by top seeds Syracuse, California, Illionis State and Iowa.

Rules experiment in place for NIT games

First-round games take place Tuesday and Wednesday. Second-round games will run Thursday through Monday. The tournament semifinals move to Madison Square Garden March 28, with the finals to be played March 30. All games will be available on ESPN channels and will live-stream on Watch ESPN.

Here's a look at the four regionals:  

Colorado State 81, Charleston 74
CSU Bakersfield 73, California 66
Ole Miss 91, Monmouth 83
Georgia Tech 75, Indiana 63
Illinois 82, Valparaiso 57
Boise State 73, Utah 68
Oakland 74, Clemson 69
Richmond 71, Alabama 64

Akron 78, Houston 75
UT-Arlington 105, BYU 89
Syracuse 90, UNC-Greensboro 77
Belmont 78, Georgia 69
UCF 79, Colorado 74
Illinois State 85, UC Irvine 71
Iowa 87, South Dakota 75
TCU 66, Fresno State 59 

Mississippi 85, Syracuse 80

Georgia Tech 71, Belmont 57
TCU 94, Iowa 92
Richmond 87, Oakland 83 

UCF 63, Illinois State 62
UT-Arlington 85, 7 Akron 69
Illinois 71, Boise State 56
CSU Bakersfield 81, Colorado State 63

TCU 86, Richmond 68
Georgia Tech 74, Mississippi 66 

7 p.m., ESPN2: No. 2 Illinois vs. No. 4  Central Florida
9 p.m., ESPNU: No. 6 UT-Arlington vs. No. 8 CSU Bakersfield

7 p.m.:  Semifinal
9:30 p.m.: Semifinal 

8 p.m.: Championship game

A full bracket is available on

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