The Gopher men's basketball team received a bid into the NIT tournament Sunday night.  Minnesota is seeded 6th in 1 of 4 regions and will play 3rd seeded La Salle in Philadelphia at 6pm (CT) Wednesday night, pregame on WJON at 5:30.

The Gophers are 19-14 while La Salle is 21-12.  Minnesota is one of 3 Big Ten teams in the field.  Northwestern and Iowa are the others.