NIT Bracket To Be Announced Sunday
March 10, 2006
The 2006 National Invitation Tournament (NIT) will release its bracket live simultaneously on ESPNU, ESPNNews, www.nit.org and www.ncaasports.com at approximately 6 p.m. PST on Sunday, March 12, 2006. The NIT, which for the first time will be selected by an at-large committee, will be comprised of a 40-team field from across the country. This year also marks the first time in the 69-year history of the NIT that the bracket release will be televised live.
If Stanford is selected, it may host a First and/or Second round game at Maples Pavilion. The dates of a possible first round game would be Tuesday, March 14 through Friday, March 17th. Dates for a possible second round game could be Friday, March 17th through Tuesday, March 21st. Tickets would be available beginning at 8 p.m. on Sunday at www.gostanford.com. Lower Level Reserved will be $20 and Upper Level General Admission will be $12 ($8 Child/Sr).
For more information about the NIT please go to www.nit.org.