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Thursday March 27, 2008Florida-UMASS NIT Semifinal On April 1 To Tip At 7 p.m. On ESPN 2


The University of Florida menís basketball team faces Massachusetts on Tuesday, April 1 at 7 p.m. ET in the semifinals of the National Invitation Tournament at Madison Square Garden. The game will be televised on ESPN 2.

The Florida-UMASS contest is the first semifinal game of the evening. Ohio State takes on Ole Miss in the second semifinal to follow at approximately 9 p.m. ET.

The two semifinal winners advance to the NIT championship game on Thursday, April 3 that tips off at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.

Florida is making its third appearance in the NIT semifinals and first since 1992. The Gators are seeking to become the first team to ever win NCAA and NIT titles in back-to-back years.

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