St. Joseph’s of Pennsylvania, runner-up in last season’s National Invitation Tournament, was one of 16 men’s basketball teams entered in the Preseason NIT.
The Hawks play at Duke Nov. 20.
Other first-round matchups have Tulsa at UCLA, St. Mary’s at Oklahoma State, Valparaiso at Vanderbilt, Princeton at Indiana, Arkansas-Little Rock at Saint Louis, Iona at Seton Hall and Drexel at Evansville.
Assistant Nevada football coach Jeff Tisdel was elevated to head coach by athletic director Chris Ault, who stepped down as football coach to become A.D.
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