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NIT Tournament 2014 printable bracket: Odds favor SMU, St. John's, Florida St.

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The 2014 NIT Tournament live stream and TV schedule has been released and before you sell the NIT tourney short, just look at some of the competition first. While fans are gearing up for the NCAA March Madness Tournament, the NIT will kick off tomorrow its live stream basketball schedule Wednesday with a full slate of games including the No. 1 overall seed SMU.

According to an ESPN report on March 17, many experts were shocked that SMU was snubbed from a NCAA Tournament bid, including their legendary coach Larry Brown. Brown addressed the fans when the announcement was made that the Mustangs wouldn't be in the big dance.

"I feel bad for our team and you fans," Brown said. "I feel like we let you all down.".

"When things don't go exactly how you planned, you can either pack it in or you can find a way to do better," Brown said. "We need to use this as a way to get better."

NCAA or not, look for SMU to muscle their way through the NIT with a chip on their shoulder. The Mustangs will open up Round 1 on Wednesday, March 19 vs. California-Irvine at 9:00 p.m. EST.

Las Vegas odds makers have the Mustangs the favorite to win the NIT championship. SMU is followed by St. John's at 6/1 and Florida State at 7/1. The least favored team on the Vegas odds board is Robert Morris who is listed at 250-1.

Below is a list of the odds for every team in the NIT Tournament. Fans can click here for your own NIT printable bracket.

  • SMU 5-1
  • St. John's 6-1
  • Florida St. 7-1
  • Georgetown 7-1
  • Minnesota 7-1
  • California 8-1
  • Clemson 8-1
  • Louisiana Tech 8-1
  • Arkansas 10-1
  • Illinois 10-1
  • Missouri 10-1
  • Southern Miss. 10-1
  • Saint Mary's (Cal) 12-1
  • Utah 12-1
  • Georgia 14-1
  • Green Bay 14-1
  • LSU 14-1
  • San Francisco 14-1
  • Belmont 20-1
  • West Virginia 20-1
  • Georgia St. 35-1
  • Indiana St. 35-1
  • Iona 35-1
  • Toledo 35-1
  • Boston U. 50-1
  • Davidson 50-1
  • Utah Valley St. 50-1
  • Vermont 50-1
  • UC Irvine 100-1
  • Fla. Gulf Coast 250-1
  • High Point 250-1
  • Robert Morris 250-1