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Northwestern in NIT again

Updated: March 13, 2011, 10:54 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

Northwestern will be playing postseason basketball again.

The Wildcats were invited to the NIT on Sunday for the third consecutive year. They were given a No. 4 seed and will host No. 5 seed Milwaukee at Welsh-Ryan Arena at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

Milwaukee went 19-13 overall and 13-5 in the Horizon League this season. The Panthers reached the conference tournament championship game and lost to Butler.

It's the first time Northwestern's senior class will play a postseason ...

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