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Vegas 16: Field of 8 set for inaugural year of tournament

The inaugural Vegas 16 will feature eight teams, all from mid-major leagues.

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This will be the inaugural year of the Vegas 16 Tournament, a bracketed contest that will take place over three days at the end of March. Originally the tournament was going to have 16 teams, but only eight could be found for this season.

The first round will be held on March 28, with the semifinals on March 29.

The championship game will be March 30, at 10 p.m. Eastern. All games are scheduled to be broadcast on CBSSports Net

All games take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.

Schedule:

Monday, March 28, 2016

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs. Old Dominion Monarchs, 3 p.m. 
UCSB Gauchos vs. Northern Illinois Huskies, 5:30 p.m.
Oakland Golden Grizzlies vs. Towson Tigers, 9 p.m. 
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs. East Tennessee State Buccaneers, 11:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Semifinal No. 1 featuring winners of first two games, 9 p.m.
Semifinal No. 2 featuring winners of second two games, 11:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Championship, 10 p.m.

Complete bracket

All times Eastern.