Buckeyes will play Cornell in NIT

COLUMBUS — Ohio State’s men’s basketball team has accepted an invitation to the NIT and will play Cornell at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Value City Arena.

The game will be televised on ESPN2.

Ohio State is 20-13 this season and Cornell is 22-7. The winner of the OSU-Cornell game will play its second-round game against the winner of a first-round game between Virginia Tech and Richmond.

Jim Naveau
Jim Naveau has covered local and high school sports for The Lima News since 1978 and Ohio State football since 1992. His OSU coverage appears in more than 30 newspapers. Naveau, a Miami University graduate, also worked at the Greenville Advocate and the Piqua Daily Call. He has seen every boys state basketball tournament since 1977. Reach him at [email protected] or 567-242-0414.