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No One Showed Up To Watch Utah-Western Kentucky At MSG

The NIT isn't the NCAA Tournament.

While it was once the premier tournament in college basketball, the NIT has fallen off over the years.

It shows.

No. 4 Western Kentucky and No. 2 Utah took the floor at Madison Square Garden for a semifinal matchup. Not many fans showed up for the contest.

Take a look.

The "world's most famous arena" generally draws a pretty good crowd. However, WKU and Utah is a tough sell in the New York sports market.

No. 4 Penn State and No. 4 Mississippi State are up next with tip off scheduled for 9:00 p.m. ET. Perhaps the Penn State crowd will show up.

Western Kentucky has jumped out to an early 14-3 lead in the first quarter.