Crusaders Accept Bid To National Invitation Tournament

March 13, 2005

WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross men's basketball team has accepted a bid to play in the 2005 National Invitation Tournament. The Crusaders will play at Notre Dame on Tuesday, March 15, in a 7:00 p.m. game which will be shown live on ESPN2. Holy Cross enters the contest with an overall record of 24-6, while the Irish stand 17-11.

The Crusaders will be making their 12th all-time appearance in the NIT, and their first since the 1989-1990 season. Holy Cross stands 10-10 all-time in NIT games, winning the championship during the 1953-1954 season.

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