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USM to host Toledo in the NIT

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The University of Southern Mississippi has earned a third-seed in this year's National Invitation Tournament. The Golden Eagles, with a 27-6 record, will host sixth-seeded Toledo Wednesday night at 7:30.

This is USM's second straight appearance in the NIT and 10th overall. It's also the first meeting ever between Southern and Toledo.

Toledo, the Mid-American Conference regular season champion, has a 27-6 record. The winner will face the winner of the Missouri-Davidson game in the second round.

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