ESPNU just announced Northwestern is indeed in the NIT as a 7-seed and will trek to Kingston, RI to face the URI Rams who are a 2-seed. You've read here before about my premonition that we'd make the tournament and play in Providence in part because the stars would align that the 'Cats would play in my home state. Well, right state, wrong tournament. ESPNU just revealed it...more to come. The 'Cats (20-13) face the Rams at Keaney St. Patrick's Day night at 7pm et on ESPNU. It is rather ironic how literally close we'll be to the Big Dance the next day in Providence and may very well be staying at the same hotel as some of the other teams. If NU were to get by URI they would face the winner of #3 Wichita State vs #6 Nevada. The quarterfinal would be likely against either Virginia Tech or...

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