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


Mar 17, 2023

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Hempstead, NY – The Hofstra men’s basketball group will appear 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 Complicated is scheduled for two p.m. 

Tickets are obtainable 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 Complicated. 

Hofstra students will be admitted totally free of charge by stopping by the Hofstra Athletics Ticket Workplace. Hofstra students need to choose up their tickets in-particular person at the Mack Sports Complicated Ticket Workplace.

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

The Pride is 25-9 this season. Hofstra is coming off an 88-86 overtime victory more than Rutgers on Tuesday in the 1st round. The victory was Hofstra’s 1st in the NIT because 2006, when the Pride defeated Nebraska and Saint Joseph’s. Tyler Thomas starred for Hofstra in the win more than Rutgers with 25 points, such as the game-winner in overtime, even though 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 look 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 amongst Hofstra and Cincinnati in men’s basketball. 


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