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2016 NIT Bracket: San Diego State gets a two seed, hosts IPFW

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San Diego State earned a two seed and is taking on IPFW for their first round game.

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San Diego State did not make it to the Big Dance, but they do get to continue playing in the post season in the NIT where they are a two seed and can host at least two games this week. The Aztecs host IPFW (who?!?!), their full name Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

The Aztecs and Mastodons tip off on Tuesday March 15 at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN3, so yeah, a streaming only game.

IPFW comes from the Summit League where they won the regular season with a 24-9 record but they fell in the conference tournament to North Dakota State.

IPFW is a balanced scoring team with five players averaging in double figures with Max Landis leading the way averaging 18.9 points per game, and then they have Mo Evans who puts up 16.9 points per game, 5.1 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.1 steals per game.

Overall, they average 80 points per game and with that type of offensive output could put a scare into San Diego State. However, IPFW has not seen a defense as good as the Aztecs and that very likely will counter that Mastodons offense.

2016 Postseason NIT Field

St. Bonaventure Bracket

St. Bonaventure Quadrant

No. 8 Wagner at No. 1 St. Bonaventure
No. 5 Creighton at No. 4 Alabama

BYU Quadrant

No. 7 UAB at No. 2 BYU
No. 6 Princeton at No. 3 Virginia Tech

Valparaiso Bracket

Valparaiso Quadrant

No. 8 Texas Southern at No. 1 Valparaiso
No. 5 Davidson at No. 4 Florida State

Saint Mary's Quadrant

No. 7 New Mexico State at No. 2 Saint Mary's
No. 6 Belmont at No. 3 Georgia

South Carolina Bracket

South Carolina Quadrant

No. 8 High Point at No. 1 South Carolina
No. 5 Houston at No. 4 Georgia Tech

San Diego State Quadrant

No. 6 Long Beach State at No. 3 Washington
No. 7 IPFW at No. 2 San Diego State

Monmouth Bracket

Monmouth Quadrant

No. 8 Bucknell at No. 1 Monmouth
No. 5 Hofstra at No. 4 George Washington

Florida Quadrant

No. 6 Akron at No. 3 Ohio State
No. 2 Florida at No. 7 North Florida