Kent State to Host Fairfield on Tuesday in CIT

Updated 3/16/2013


Courtesy of Kent State Sports Information

KENT, Ohio --
Kent State University will host Fairfield in a Postseason Tournament first-round game at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, at the M.A.C. Center.
The Golden Flashes are looking to build on their 14th 20-win season in 15 years. Tuesday will also mark Kent State's 14th postseason appearance.
Fairfield comes to Kent hoping to win its 20th game of the season. The Stags are 19-15 after falling to Manhattan in the semifinals of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament. They advanced to the semifinals with wins over St. Peter's and Riders. 
Kent State defeated Fairfield 72-68 in 2011 behind 22 points from Randal Holt during the second round of the NIT in Bridgeport, Conn.
The Golden Flashes are 4-1 all-time vs. Fairfield with their other wins coming in 1984, 1993 and 1994. The Stags beat the Flashes in 1972 on a neutral site in Buffalo, N.Y.
Tickets are available at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 18, to all Kent State University alumni and fans for the first round of the 2013 Tournament.  Don't miss your opportunity to see the Golden Flashes men's basketball team in action as KSU takes the court at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19 at the MAC Center.  To purchase tickets, call the ticket office at (330) 672-2244 by noon on Tuesday, March 19. 
$20 Courtside
$10 Lower Level
$5 Upper GA
KSU Students = FREE
Season ticket holders will have first right of refusal to their seats until Monday, March 18 at 4:30p.m.