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NCAA announces 'First Four Out' of NCAA Tournament to be No. 1 seeds in NIT

A swift change was announced to the construction of the NCAA Tournament and NIT was announced Wednesday.

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The "first four out" of the 2015 NCAA Tournament will represent the No. 1 seeds in the 2015 National Invitation Tournament, the NCAA announced Wednesday.

CBS Sports introduced the report on Wednesday afternoon. In short, the first four teams that don't make the cut for the 2015 NCAA Tournament will be given No. 1 seeds in the 2015 NIT, a la teams 69-72.

If the season concluded today here are the teams who would represent No. 69-72, via several versions of Bracketology:

ESPN: Davidson Wildcats, Texas Longhorns, UCLA Bruins, and Illinois Fighting Illini

CBS: BYU Cougars, Pittsburgh Panthers, Temple Owls, UCLA Bruins

FOX Sports: Texas Longhorns, Illinois Fighting Illini, UCLA Bruins, Old Dominion Monarchs

Selection Sunday looms on March 15, 2015.