Kansas, Louisville, Marquette & Tennessee Highlight Stacked 2018 Field

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BROOKLYN (November 23, 2017) – The NIT Season Tip-Off will return to Barclays Center for a fourth-straight season during Thanksgiving Week of 2018, featuring an elite group of nationally-ranked teams from America’s top conferences.

The field includes the Kansas Jayhawks of the Big 12 Conference, the Louisville Cardinals of the ACC, the BIG EAST Conference’s Marquette Golden Eagles and the Tennessee Volunteers of the Southeastern Conference.

Next year will mark the fourth-straight year at Barclays Center for the NIT Season Tip-Off, which has been played in New York City every November since 1985. The current field features Seton Hall, Virginia, Vanderbilt and Rhode Island.

The NIT Season Tip-Off is one of 11 college basketball events owned and operated by ESPN Events, a division of ESPN.