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Who is Vanderbilt playing in quarterfinals of 2023 NIT, where will game take place?

The Commodores beat the Wolverines to advance to the quarterfinal round of the 2023 NIT. We break down their next opponent and where the game will take place.

Vanderbilt Commodores guard Tyrin Lawrence (0) drives in front of Yale Bulldogs guard August Mahoney (03) during a first round game of the National Invitational Tournament between the Vanderbilt Commodores and Yale Bulldogs, March 14, 2023 at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo by Matthew Maxey/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The Vanderbilt Commodores defeated the Michigan Wolverines 66-65 in the second round of the NIT on Saturday afternoon to advance to the quarterfinals. Michigan had built up an eight-point lead late in the second half before Vandy went on a run to cut the lead down. Tyrin Lawrence hit the game-winning layup with 11 seconds left and Michigan was unable to capitalize and win on the last possession.

2023 NIT bracket

Who is Vanderbilt playing in quarterfinals? Where will the game take place?

The ‘Dores will face either UAB or Morehead State in the quarters of the NIT on March 21 or 22. Morehead State and UAB face each other on Sunday at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN+. UAB is a heavy favorite in the contest at -14 on the spread on DraftKings Sportsbook.