The Youngstown State men's basketball team hosts Oklahoma State in the opening round of the NIT on Wednesday, March 15 at 7 p.m. at Beeghly Center.

The Cowboys are 18-15 overall and lost to Texas in the Big 12 Tournament.

It's the first time in school history the Penguins will appear in the NIT. They received an invite after winning the Horizon League regular season title.