Buckeyes will play Cornell in NIT

Mar. 18—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.