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Arkansas headed to NIT to face Indiana State

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas will return to the postseason for the first time since 2008 when it faces Indiana State in the National Invitation Tournament.

The Razorbacks (21-11), who last played in the NIT in 1997, are a No. 3 seed in the tournament and will host the sixth-seeded Sycamores (23-10) on Tuesday night.

Arkansas appeared on track to earn the school's first NCAA tournament appearance since 2008 when it went on a six-game winning streak late in the season - winning eight of nine games in the Southeastern Conference.

However, the Razorbacks faltered badly in their final two games - losing at Alabama to close out the regular season and to South Carolina in their opening game of the SEC tournament.

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