(Sporting Alert) — Two No. 1 seeds will be in action in the NIT Tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday night.
Virginia, which defeated Norfolk State and St. John’s in their first and second round games, will take on No. 3 Iowa (23-12), which enter the game after beating Stony Brook 75-63 last Friday.
Southern Miss, meanwhile, will do battle with Brigham Young (BYU) ((23-11) in their quarterfinals. Southern Miss beat Louisiana Tech 63-52 in their last 16 game.
The Cougars have held their previous two opponents in the 70+ point range, while scoring 90 points for themselves in the opening two games and could cause the top seed some problems.
In the night’s other game, the on form No. 2 seed Baylor will meet No. 4 Providence at home.
NIT Tournament Games
TIME (ET) MATCHUP
7:00 PM (3) Iowa at (1) Virginia
8:00 PM (3) Brigham Young at (1) Southern Miss
9:00 PM (4) Providence at (2) Baylor