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2015 NIT Season Tip-Off Dates & Game Times Announced

Go ahead and book your travel!

Today, ESPN announced the schedule for the 2015 NIT Season Tip-Off which includes the Villanova Wildcats, Stanford Cardinal, Arkansas Razorbacks and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. You can go ahead and book those travel packages to the Big Apple now!

The schedule is as follows:

Thursday, November 26th (Thanksgiving Day)

Arkansas vs. Georgia Tech: 2pm ET (ESPNU)

Villanova vs. Stanford: 4:30pm ET (ESPN2)

Friday, November 27th

Third-Place Game: 12:30pm ET (ESPNU)

Championship Game: 3pm ET (ESPN2)

Additionally, Villanova confirmed they will host East Tennessee State on Friday November 20th and Akron on Sunday November 22nd as part of the preliminary rounds of the event. Both games will be played on campus at the Pavilion.

This will be the second straight season that Villanova plays at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Last season they won the Legends Classic by defeating VCU and Michigan on back-to-back nights in their first ever games at the new arena.

Campus Site Games

Friday, Nov. 13: Green Bay at Stanford

Sunday, Nov. 15: Charleston Southern at Stanford

Tuesday, Nov. 17: Green Bay at East Tennessee State

Wednesday, Nov. 18: Akron at Arkansas

Thursday, Nov. 19: Green Bay at Georgia Tech

Friday, Nov. 20: East Tennessee State at Villanova; Charleston Southern at Arkansas

Sunday, Nov. 22: Akron at Villanova; East Tennessee State at Georgia Tech

Tuesday, Nov. 24: Akron at Green Bay; East Tennessee State at Charleston Southern

Friday, Nov. 27: Charleston Southern at Akron.


Interested in discounted tickets? Like last year, we will be teaming up with the Barclays Center to offer a special discount to VU Hoops readers. Stay tuned.