CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia (Ticker) -- Brown makes its first appearance in the National Invitation Tournament on Wednesday night when it visits Virginia.
The Bears (17-11) set a school-record for Ivy League wins with 12 and just missed making their third appearance in the NCAA Tournament.
Led by All-Ivy selections, Earl Hunt, Alai Nuualiitia and Jason Forte, Brown posted its third straight winning record and lost twice to Ivy League champion Pennsylvania.
The Cavaliers (15-15), who have won this event in 1980 and 1992, have lost eight of their last nine games.
Virginia is led by senior forward Travis Watson, who averages 13.8 points per game.
The winner of this game plays the winner of Wednesday's contest between St. John's and Boston University.