2019 NIT Season Tip-Off Field Announced

BROOKLYN (March 19, 2019) – The NIT Season Tip-Off will return to Barclays Center for a fifth-straight season during Thanksgiving Week of 2019, featuring an elite group of teams from America’s top conferences.

The field includes a pair of 2019 NCAA Tournament selections in the Syracuse Orange of the ACC (No. 9 Seed, West) and the SEC’s Ole Miss Rebels (No. 8 Seed, South), as well as the Oklahoma State Cowboys of the Big 12 Conference and the Penn State Nittany Lions of the Big Ten.





This fall marks the fifth-straight year at Barclays Center for the NIT Season Tip-Off, which has been played in New York City every November since 1985. The outstanding 2018 field featured four 2019 NCAA Tournament teams in Tennessee (No. 2 Seed, South), NIT Season Tip-Off Champion Kansas (No. 4 Seed, Midwest), Marquette (No. 5 Seed, West) and Louisville (No. 7 Seed, East).

The NIT Season Tip-Off is one of 11 college basketball events owned and operated by ESPN Events, a division of ESPN. The complete field and schedule will be announced at a later date. Ticket on-sale information will be announced at a later date.