March 12, 2006
PHILADELPHIA - Saint Joseph's has earned a bid to the National Invitation Tournament and as the second seed in the East, and will begin play in the first round on Friday, March 17 against either Penn State or Rutgers. The game will be at Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse with the time to be announced.
Seventh-seeded Penn State will host eighth-seeded Rutgers on Tuesday, March 14, in the opening round.
More details on the SJU game will be announced once they are finalized.