ASU basketball receives No. 3 seed in NIT, will host Detroit Wednesday

Mar 18, 2013, 1:30 AM | Updated: 7:11 am
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After a two-year drought, ASU basketball is back in the postseason.

Despite a disappointing end to their season — lost five of last six games — the Sun Devils were selected as a No. 3 seed in the NIT and will host Detroit Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. MST.

It marks the fourth time ASU has made the postseason in Herb Sendek’s seven-year tenure in Tempe. If Sendek and Co. get by the Titans, they would play the winner of Baylor/Long Beach State.

The Sun Devils’ last appearance in the NIT came in 2010 as a No. 1 seed. That year, ASU was upset in the first round of the tournament by No. 8-seeded Jacksonville.

Wednesday night’s game will be shown on ESPNU.

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