The 2015 NIT bracket was revealed Sunday night with Old Dominion, Colorado State, Richmond and Temple grabbing the top overall seeds of the 32-team tournament.
Old Dominion finished 24-7, losing to Middle Tennessee in the Conference USA tournament quarterfinals last week. The Monarchs had won six straight games before that loss. Earlier in the season, they defeated VCU, ranked No. 14 at the time, 73-67 on Nov. 29.
Old Dominion will face No. 8 Charleston Southern on Wednesday.
Old Dominion appeared in the 2011 NCAA tournament and the 2006 NIT.
Colorado State finished 27-6 after losing to San Diego State in the Mountain West Conference tournament semifinals last week. The Rams had also won six straight before their conference tourney loss. Colorado State will face No. 8 South Dakota on Wednesday.
The Rams appeared in the 2013 NCAA tournament and the 2011 NIT.
Richmond lost to VCU in the Atlantic 10 tournament last week, finishing 19-13. The Spiders also won six straight before the loss. They last made the NCAA tournament in 2011 and the NIT in 2003. Richmond will face No. 8 St. Francis Brooklyn on Wednesday.
Temple lost to SMU in the American Athletic Conference tournament semifinals on Saturday. The Owls had previously won four straight games. They last made the NCAA tournament in 2013 and the NIT in 2006. Temple will face No. 8 Bucknell on Wednesday.
- Mike Fiammetta