The Gopher men’s basketball team will play Stanford tonight in the NIT Championship game at Madison Square Garden in New York at 6pm, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 5:30.  Minnesota is 23-14 while Stanford is 25-11.  The Gophers are coming off a 68-67 overtime win over Washington Tuesday night.

The Gophers won NIT titles in 1993 and 1998.  Minnesota head coach Tubby Smith is trying to become the 10th coach in NCAA history to win both NCAA and NIT Championships.