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2016 College Insider Tournament field set, first round schedule

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The 2016 CIT field is set, with regional matchups leading up to the finals on March 29.

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The 2016 CIT field is set with a full set of mid-major contenders, and for the first time, it will feature a tribute game, between Grand Canyon and South Carolina State.

The teams will play at campus sites beginning March 14, and leading up to the championship on March 29.

Here is the complete schedule for the first round of the tournament, along with the dates for the later matchups.

First Round

March 14

Jackson State Tigers at Sam Houston State Bearkats, 7:30 p.m.
South Carolina State Bulldogs at Grand Canyon Antelopes in Coach John McLendon Classic, 10 p.m., CBS Sports Network

March 15

Mercer Bears at Coastal Carolina Chanticleers, 7 p.m.
ULM Warhawks at Furman Paladins, 7 p.m.
Ball State Cardinals at Tennessee State Tigers, 8 p.m.

March 16

UT Arlington Mavericks at Savannah State Tigers, 7 p.m.
Boston University Terriers at Fordham Rams, 7 p.m.
Norfolk State Spartans at Columbia Lions, 7 p.m.
New Hampshire Wildcats at Fairfield Stags, 7 p.m.
Army Black Knights at NJIT Highlanders, 7:30 p.m.
UT-Martin Skyhawks at Central Michigan Chippewas, 8 p.m.
UC Irvine Anteaters at North Dakota, 8 p.m.
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders at UL Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns, 8 p.m.

Second Round - March 18-20

Quarterfinals - March 22-24

Semifinals - March 27

Championship - March 29

All games are streamed live via SideArmSports.