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UNI Selected for CIT tournament

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -- The Northern Iowa basketball team has accepted a bid to play in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament.  The Panthers have been awarded a home game against an opponent yet to be determined on March 15.

UNI recently faded out of the NCAA tournament picture losing 7 of its final 8 games following a season ending injury to senior Lucas O'Rear.  The Panthers final hopes went away after a quarterfinal loss to Creighton in the MVC Tournament.

UNI's opponent will be announced on Sunday after the NCAA and NIT tournaments select their field.

Online reporter Mark Woodley

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