MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Gopher hoops on their way to the NIT
MINNEAPOLIS -- The University of Minnesota men's basketball team did not receive an invitation to the NCAA Tournament, but did receive the No. 1 overall seed to the National Invitational Tournament and will host a first-round game tomorrow night at Williams Arena. The Golden Gophers will entertain eight-seed High Point University for a 7:15 p.m. game tomorrow. Minnesota enters the tourney with a 20-and-13 overall record and will be making its second NIT appearance in the past there seasons.