MBB: Dons Prepare For 2nd Round CIT Showdown With VMI


LEXINGTON, Va. – Virginia Military Institute will host a second round game of the College Insider.com Postseason Basketball Tournament (CIT) against IPFW Saturday at Cameron Hall. Tipoff is 1 pm.

It will mark the first ever Division I national postseason tournament game played in Lexington.

VMI advanced to the CIT second round with a 111-100 win over Canisius College Tuesday night in Buffalo. VMI moved to 20-12 on the 2013-14 season and notched a 20-win season for only the fifth time in program history. The Keydets are playing in their first postseason basketball tournament since 1977.

IPFW currently is 25-10 and posted a Summit Conference record of 10-4 this season. The Mastodons advanced to the CIT second round with a 97-91 win over Akron Wednesday and advanced to the Summit League Championship game against North Dakota State. IPFW is led in scoring by Luis Jacobo who is averaging 14.8 points a game.

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