Richmond Spiders earn #1 seed in NIT Tournament

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – The Richmond Spiders fought all the way back into the NCAA Tournament conversation winning six in a row to end the season. A loss to VCU in the Atlantic 10 quarterfinal, the NCAA selection committee determined Richmond as one of the first four out on Selection Sunday.

By rule, as one of the first four out in the selection process, Richmond will be a #1 seed in the NIT Tournament, hosting games in their bracket for the first three rounds before moving to Madison Square Garden for the NIT semi-final and final.

The Richmond Spiders will begin their NIT tournament run with a matchup against St. Francis Brooklyn at the Robins Center on Wednesday, March 18th at 7:30pm.

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