NIT 2012 Schedule And Bracket: Elite 8 Field Set; Final Four Finalized Wednesday

The Drexel Dragons men's basketball program are just one win away from advancing to the NIT's Final Four in Madison Square Garden, March 29-27. On Tuesday, the No. 1-seeded Dragons edged the No. 7 Northern Iowa Panthers, 65-63, to advance to the Elite 8 and a match-up with the No. 4 UMass Minutemen (7 p.m. on ESPN2).

The winner of Tuesday's contest will face either Nevada Wolfpack or Standford Cardinals in the tournament's semfinals. Meanwhile, on the other side of the bracket, the Washington Huskies and Oregon Ducks play at 9 p.m. on ESPN, and the winner of that game will play Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders or Minnesota Golden Gophers (Wed. at 7 p.m. on ESPN2).

Here's a look at the remaining bracket and TV schedule:

Region 1
(1) Northwestern Wildcats 55, (1) Washington Huskies 76
(7) Iowa Hawkeyes 97, (3) Oregon Ducks 106

Final: Washington vs. Oregon, Tuesday at 9 p.m. on ESPN

Region 2
(4) Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 71, (1) Tennessee Volunteers 64
(6) Minnesota Golden Gophers 78, (2) Miami Hurricanes 60

Final: Middle Tennessee vs. Minnesota, Wednesday at 7 p.m. on ESPN2

Region 3
(4) UMass Minutemen 77, (1) Seton Hall Pirates 67
(7) Northern Iowa Panthers 63, (3) Drexel Dragons 65

Final: UMass vs. Drexel, Tuesday, 7 p.m. on ESPN

Region 4
(8) Bucknell Bison 67, (5) Nevada Wolfpack 75
(7) Illinois State Redbirds 88, (3) Stanford Cardinal 92 (OT)

Final: Nevada vs. Sanford, Wednesday, 9 p.m. on ESPN2

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