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Bearcats and Pride To Meet On Saturday In NIT Second Round At The Mack Sports Difficult


Mar 17, 2023

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Hempstead, NY – The Hofstra men’s basketball group will seem to continue its postseason run on Saturday when it hosts Cincinnati in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament. 

Tip-off from the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Difficult is scheduled for two p.m. 

Tickets are out there by going to HofstraTickets.com, calling (516) HOF-TIXX, or by stopping by the Hofstra Athletics Ticket Workplace in the lobby of the Mack Sports Difficult. 

Hofstra students will be admitted completely absolutely free of charge by stopping by the Hofstra Athletics Ticket Workplace. Hofstra students ought to select up their tickets in-person at the Mack Sports Difficult Ticket Workplace.

The game will air on ESPN+ and WRHU (88.7 FM) will have an audio-only broadcast out there as appropriately. Hyperlinks to every, as appropriately as the reside statistics, can be identified on this net web page and on the men’s basketball schedule net web page at GoHofstra.com.

The Pride is 25-9 this season. Hofstra is coming off an 88-86 overtime victory much more than Rutgers on Tuesday in the 1st round. The victory was Hofstra’s 1st in the NIT offered that 2006, when the Pride defeated Nebraska and Saint Joseph’s. Tyler Thomas starred for Hofstra in the win much more than Rutgers with 25 points, like the game-winner in overtime, while Nelson Boachie-Yiadom had ten points and eight rebounds, along with the tying basket at the finish of regulation. 

This is Hofstra’s seventh all-time appear in the NIT. 

Cincinnati will bring a 22-12 record to Hempstead this weekend. The Bearcats defeated Virginia Tech, 81-72, on Wednesday in the 1st round. David DeJulius led the way with 21 points, six rebounds, and seven assists. 

Saturday’s game will be the 1st-ever involving Hofstra and Cincinnati in men’s basketball.