TU to play in the NIT preseason basketball tournament

Friday, July 23rd 2004, 5:50 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, Okla. (AP) _ Tulsa will open its season at home against Wright State in the first round of the preseason NIT.

The Golden Hurricane plays the Raiders November 16th at the Reynolds Center to open the 2004-2005 basketball season.

The winner of the game will play in the second round against the winner of Arizona's game against San Diego. The semifinals and finals of the annual tournament take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Tulsa will try to rebound from a 9-and-20 finish last season. Wright State in Dayton, Ohio, finished 14-and-14 last year.