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NIT bracket 2024: Tournament schedule, scores, dates as Seton Hall, Utah advance to semifinals

Seton Hall and Utah cruised to victory in the NIT Tournament on Wednesday

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The 2024 NIT Tournament continued Wednesday with statement wins by Utah and Seton Hall to set up the semifinals at Hinkle Fieldhouse next week.

No. 1 seed Seton Hall defeated UNLV 91-68 behind 16 points and 10 assists from Kadary Richmond. Seton Hall guard Al-Amir Dawes scored a game-high 21 points and Dre Davis added 14 in the win. The Pirates will face No. 4 seed Georgia with a trip to the championship game on the line next week.

No. 2 seed Utah eliminated VCU 74-54 behind a triple double (18 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds) from Utah guard Deivon Smith. Gabe Madsen scored 18 points and Branden Carlson added 17 to help the Utes advance. Utah will face Indiana State in the semifinals.

Tuesday’s opening game of the quarterfinals featured No. 4 seed Georgia upsetting No. 2 seed Ohio State 79-77 on the road. Georgia guard Noah Thomasson scored a team-high 21 points, and Blue Cain added 17 in the win. 

Ohio State ends its season with a 22-14 record. The Buckeyes will head into the offseason with newly elevated coach Jake Diebler looking to retool the roster ahead of Oregon, UCLA, USC, and Washington joining the Big Ten this summer.

Also, Tuesday, Indiana State eliminated Cincinnati 85-81. Indiana State star Robbie Avila scored 22 points and Isaiah Swope added 18. Cincinnati ends its season with a 22-15 record. The Bearcats were in their first season as a member of the Big 12 alongside BYU, Houston, and UCF. 

All times Eastern

2024 NIT bracket, scores, schedule 

Games in the first three rounds to be played at the higher-seeded team’s home arena

Region 1 

First round

  • No. 1 Seton Hall 75, Saint Joseph’s 72 (OT)
  • UNLV 84, No. 2 Princeton 77
  • Boston College 62, No. 3 Providence 57
  • North Texas 84, No. 4 LSU 77

Second round

  • No. 1 Seton Hall 72, North Texas 58 — Recap
  •  UNLV 79, Boston College 70 — Recap

Quarterfinals

  • No. 1 Seton Hall 91, UNLV 68 | Recap

Region 2

First round

  • No. 1 Wake Forest 87, Appalachian State 76
  • No. 2 Ohio State 88, Cornell 83
  • No. 3 Virginia Tech 74, Richmond 58
  • No. 4 Georgia 78, Xavier 76

Second round

  • No. 2 Ohio State 81, No. 3 Virginia Tech 73 — Recap
  • No. 4 Georgia 72, No. 1 Wake Forest 66 — Recap

Quarterfinals

  • No. 4 Georgia 79, No. 2 Ohio State 77 — Recap

Region 3

First round

  • No. 1 Indiana State 101, SMU 92
  • No. 2 Cincinnati 73, San Francisco 72 (OT)
  • No. 3 Bradley 74, Loyola Chicago 62
  • Minnesota 73, No. 4 Butler 72

Second round

  • No. 2 Cincinnati 74, No. 3 Bradley 57 — Recap
  • No. 1 Indiana State 76, Minnesota 64 — Recap

Quarterfinals

  • No. 1 Indiana State 85, No. 2 Cincinnati 81 — Recap

Region 4

  • VCU 70, No. 1 Villanova 61
  • No. 2 Utah 84, UC Irvine 75
  • No. 3 Iowa 91, Kansas State 82
  • USF 83, No. 4 UCF 77 

Second round 

  • VCU 70, USF 65 — Recap
  • No. 2 Utah 91, No. 3 Iowa 82 — Recap

Quarterfinals

  • No. 2 Utah 74, VCU 54 | Recap

Semifinals

April 2, Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis

  • No. 4 Georgia vs. No. 1 Seton Hall
  • No. 1 Indiana State vs. No. 2 Utah

NIT Championship

April 4, Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis

  • Semifinal winners

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