St. Joseph’s has earned a No. 2 seed in its bracket and will host No. 7 Northern Iowa in a first round NIT game 7:15 on Wednesday at Hagan Arena.
The Hawks (20-13, 9-7 A-10) are making their first postseason appearance since 2008.
St. Joseph’s was knocked out of the quarterfinals of the Atlantic-10 Tournament by eventual champion St. Bonaventure, 71-68.
Northern Iowa was 19-13 overall and 9-9 in the Missouri Valley Conference. The Panthers lost to Illinois State, 54-42 in the MVC Tournament quarterfinals.