Providence battles Baylor in NIT

Providence faces Baylor in a third-round NIT game.

The Friars are playing in the NIT for the first time since 2009 and have two National Invitation Tournament titles to their credit, in 1961 and 1963.

The winner of Wednesday's game will advance to the tournament semifinals in New York City at Madison Square Garden on April 2 and face the winner of the game between BYU and Southern Mississippi.

Game time is 9 p.m. EDT.