That National Invitation Tournament will begin this week as 32 teams battle their way to Madison Square Garden. First round games will be held on March 17 and 18 at campus sites. The second round will pick up again from March 20-23 and the quarterfinals tip off on March 24 and 25.
The semifinals will be held on Tuesday, March 31, with the finals set for Thursday, April 2, 2015.
Here is the complete bracket for the NIT, with the four No. 1 seeds being selected from the last four out in the NCAA Tournament: Colorado State Rams, Temple Owls, Old Dominion Monarchs and Richmond Spiders.
Old Dominion Region
No. 1 Old Dominion Monarchs vs. No. 8 Charleston Southern Buccaneers, Wed., 7:15, ESPN3
No. 4 Illinois State Redbirds vs. No. 5 Green Bay Phoenix, Wed., 8, ESPNU
No. 3 Murray State Racers vs. No. 6 UTEP Miners, Tues., 9, ESPN2
No. 2 Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. No. 7 William & Mary Tribe, Tues., 8:15, ESPN3
No. 1 Temple Owls vs. No. 8 Bucknell Bison, Wed., 7, ESPN3
No. 4 Pittsburgh Panthers vs. No. 5 George Washington Colonials, Tues., 7, ESPN
No. 3 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs. No. 6 Central Michigan Chippewas, Tues., 7:30, ESPN3
No. 2 Texas A&M Aggies vs. No. 7 Montana Grizzlies, Tues., 9, ESPNU
Colorado State Region
No. 1 Colorado State Rams vs. No. 8 South Dakota State Jackrabbits, Wed., 10, ESPNU
No. 4 St. Mary's Gaels vs. No. 5 Vanderbilt Commodores, Wed., 9, ESPN2
No. 3 Rhode Island Rams vs. No. 6 Iona Gaels, Tues., 7, ESPNU
No. 2 Stanford Cardinal vs. No. 7 UC Davis Aggies, Tues., 11, ESPN2
Richmond Spiders Region
No. 1 Richmond Spiders vs. No. 8 St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers, Wed., 7:30, ESPN3
No. 4 Connecticut Huskies vs. No. 5 Arizona State Sun Devils, Wed., 7, ESPN2
No. 3 Illinois Fighting Illini vs. No. 6 Alabama Crimson Tide, Tues., 9 p.m., ESPN
No. 2 Miami Hurricanes vs. No. 7 North Carolina Central Eagles, Tues., 7, ESPN2
The team we will probably hear the most about during this tournament will be the Murray State Racers, a team that many people mounted a campaign for on Twitter with #RacersDeserveABid. The Racers' resume for the NCAA Tournament was just not strong enough to make the field.