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UW Huskies to host Boise State in NIT first round

Mar 11, 2018, 5:58 PM | Updated: 6:02 pm
David Crisp and the UW Huskies are in the NIT as a No. 5 seed. (AP)...
David Crisp and the UW Huskies are in the NIT as a No. 5 seed. (AP)
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The Washington Huskies men’s basketball team will finish its season in the annual National Invitational Tournament as a No. 5 seed.

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The Huskies will open play this week against fourth-seeded Boise State, but they will host the game in Seattle due to an arena conflict for the Broncos.

The game is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday.

In its first season under head coach Mike Hopkins, UW is 20-12 overall. The Huskies finished seventh in the Pac-12 with a 10-8 conference record. They lost their lone game in the Pac-12 Tournament to Oregon State 69-66 in overtime last Wednesday.

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