2012 NIT Tournament Schedule And Bracket

With the Nevada Wolf Pack moving on after beating the cinderela Bucknell Bison, they now sit and wait for the winner of the game between the Stanford Cardinal and Illinois State Redbirds.

The Redbirds are attempting to see the Elite Eight with a victory on Monday Night after getting past Ole Miss 96-93 in overtime last week. On the other side, Stanford is attempting to do its job at home in front of many loyal followers.

The third-seed Cardinal ended Cleveland State's dreams in the first round and are trying to give Illinois State a similar ending.

The game can be seen on ESPN2 at 11:30 p.m. ET.

For a full view of the NIT Bracket, click here.

In other action, the favored Tennessee Volunteers are ready to go against their small-school rival, the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders.

Middle Tennessee St. comes in with an impressive 26-6 mark and will be trying in earnest to keep its season alive after defeating Marshall 86-78 in the opening round. The Vols are the No. 1 seed in the region but didn't look particularly great against Savannah State in a 65-51 victory at home on Tuesday.

The game can be seen on ESPN at 7:00 p.m. ET.

In the bottom half of Region 2, the Minnesota Golden Gophers will travel to play the Miami Hurricanes.

Minnesota is enjoying a wave of momentum after a surprising road upset of La Salle 70-61 on Wednesday. The Hurricanes took care of Valparaiso at home in their opener 66-50 and looked to be in fine form.

The game can be seen on ESPN at 9:00 p.m. ET.

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