The Washington Times - March 15, 2009, 09:44PM

Not a ton of surprises in the NIT field.

Washington State and Duquesne were mildly interesting inclusions, but both could represent well.

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Georgetown getting shipped out – and to Baylor, no less – was really interesting.

George Mason, meanwhile, will play at Penn State in its opener, a deserving result for the CAA runners-up.

Here’s the full NIT first-round schedule:

Tuesday

Davidson (26-7) at South Carolina (21-9), 7 p.m.

Rhode Island (22-10) at Niagara (26-8), 7 p.m.

George Mason (22-10) at Penn State (22-11), 8 p.m.

UAB (22-11) at Notre Dame (18-14), 9 p.m.

UNLV (21-10) at Kentucky (20-12), 9:30 p.m.

Weber State (21-9) at San Diego State (23-9), 10 p.m.

Nebraska (18-12) at New Mexico (21-11), 10 p.m.

Washington State (17-15) at St. Mary’s, Calif. (25-6), 11 p.m.

Wednesday

Duquesne (21-12) at Virginia Tech (18-14), 7 p.m.

Miami (18-12) at Providence (19-13), 7 p.m.

Illinois State (24-9) at Kansas State (21-11), 8 p.m.

Bowling Green (19-13) at Creighton (26-7), 8 p.m.

Tennessee-Martin (22-9) at Auburn (22-11), 8 p.m.

Jacksonville (18-13) at Florida (23-10), 8 p.m.

Northwestern (17-13) at Tulsa (24-10), 9 p.m.

Georgetown (17-13) at Baylor (20-14), 9 p.m.

– Patrick Stevens