(Sporting Alert) — NCAA Tournament First Four, as well as the action in the NIT Tournament are set to open up on Tuesday night with several games.
ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3 and WatchESPN will provide live TV and online streaming coverage from the NIT Tournament, while truTV will carry live coverage of the NCAA Tournament First Four Games.
At the University Of Dayton Arena in Ohio Mount St. Mary’s 16-16) and Albany (18-14) will clash to see who will earn the 16th seed in the SOUTH REGION and the right to take on the No. 1 team in the nation, Florida in the NCAA March Madness Tournament on Thursday.
Another game on the cards on Tuesday is the battle for the MIDWEST REGION 12th seed where North Carolina State (21-13), who have been picked by many to go far in this year’s national tournament will look to first get past Xavier (21-12), who themselves have high expectations about March Madness.
The winner of this Wolfpack, from the ACC v Musketeers, from the Big East, will take on No. 5 seed Saint Louis (26-6) in the NCAA national tournament.
Meanwhile, action the NIT tournament is also set for Tuesday night with No. 1 seeds Florida State, St. John’s and Minnesota among the teams down to play.
The Seminoles (19-13) will take on 8th seed Florida Gulf Coast (22-12), St. John’s (20-12) plays host to Robert Morris (21-13), while Minnesota (20-13) will take on face High Point (16-14) at home.
NCAA National Tournament Games
TIME (ET) MATCHUP TV
6:40 PM (16) Albany vs (16) Mount St. Mary’s* truTV
9:10 PM (12) North Carolina State vs (12) Xavier* truTV
NIT Tournament Games
TIME (ET) MATCHUP TV
7:00 PM (8) Robert Morris at (1) St. John’s ESPNU, WatchESPN
7:00 PM (8) Florida Gulf Coast at (1) Florida State ESPN2, WatchESPN
7:00 PM (5) West Virginia at (4) Georgetown ESPN, WatchESPN
8:15 PM (5) Belmont at (4) Green Bay ESPN3
8:15 PM (8) High Point at (1) Minnesota ESPN3
9:00 PM (6) Indiana State at (3) Arkansas ESPN, WatchESPN
9:00 PM (6) Georgia State at (3) Clemson ESPN2, WatchESPN
9:00 PM (7) Davidson at (2) Missouri ESPN2, WatchESPN
11:00 PM (5) Utah at (4) Saint Mary’s ESPN2, WatchESPN