The NCAA Tournament bracket was revealed live on CBS' Selection Sunday show, but the brackets will keep rolling in throughout the evening. The NCAA snubs -- Colorado, St. Mary's and others -- will instead head to the NIT as those brackets are revealed on the other selection show of the day. From regular season champions that receive automatic bids to teams snubbed by the NCAA Tournament selection committee, the NIT features a diverse field of 32, which will all be revealed at 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Here's all the show details for the NIT Selection Show.
Time: There's a bit of a gap between the NCAA and NIT Selection Shows, allowing the committee to pick up the pieces in the wake of the NCAA Tournament show. The bracket will be revealed at 6 p.m. Pacific Time.
TV Information: The NIT Selection Show takes place on ESPNU.
Bracket Predictions: NITology and The Bracket Project are two fine resources for NIT predictions. The Washington State Cougars look to be in the NIT as a high seed and we've been tracking Washington State all week long in our bracketology StoryStream.
Who makes up the field: Automatic bids are given to regular season conference champions that didn't make the NCAA Tournament field. This year, the automatic bids make up almost half the field as the NIT selection committee adheres to its guidelines. The rest of the bids are at-large bids, just like the NCAA Tournament.
How Washington State got here: The Cougars played their way onto the bubble of the NCAA Tournament before dropping the final two games of the season -- a loss to UCLA in the regular season finale and a loss to Washingotn in the Pac-10 Tournament. With a soft bubble in the NCAA Tournament, Washington State had a chance to sneak in, but instead will have to settle for the NIT, it appears.
Stay tuned to our NIT Selection Show StoryStream throughout the show as we wait to find out where the Cougars will end up. For more on the Cougs, visit SB Nation's CougCenter.