On Sunday the Gophers basketball team received news that they have been selected to the NIT tournament which begins Tuesday. The Gophers will be a sixth seed and face the third seeded La Salle Explorers in the first round on Wednesday March 14th in Philadelphia. The game will be broadcast on ESPN 2 at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The Gophers enter the tournament with a 19-14 record after going 1-1 in the Big Ten Tournament while La Salle enters with a record of 21-12 out of the Atlantic 10 Conference. The Winner will face either Miami (FL) or Valparaiso in the second round. You can see the full tournament bracket here.