Mar 7, 2012; Lewisburg, PA, USA; Lehigh Mountain Hawks head coach Brett Reed celebrates after cutting down the nets following the win against the Bucknell Bison 82-77 in the finals of the 2012 Patriot League Conference Tournament at Sojka Pavilion. Mandatory Credit: James Lang-US PRESSWIRE
The American University Eagles will host the Buffalo Bulls on Wednesday night in a 2012 CIT Tournament game.
Now that the NCAA and NIT Tournament fields have been announced Sunday evening, some of the lesser known postseason tournament are also announcing their participants. One such postseason event is the 2012 CollegeInsider.com Tournament, which has included the American Eagles of the Patriot League in their field.
American will play host to Buffalo at 7:30 on Wednesday in a CIT game --- bit.ly/ApEPxi— Patrick Stevens (@D1scourse) March 12, 2012THE 2012 CIT
American's season ended with a loss in the semifinal of the 2012 Patriot League Tournament to eventual champion Lehigh. The Eagles finished the regular season with a 20-11 record, the fourth time in five years head coach Jeff Jones had notched at least 20 wins in a season.
Complete 2012 CIT schedule below (all times EST):
TUESDAY MARCH 13
Robert Morris @ Indiana State 7:00
Tennessee State @ Mercer 7:00
Coastal Carolina @ Old Dominion 7:00
Tennessee Tech @ Georgia State 7:00
McNeese State @ Toledo 7:00
Utah Valley @ Weber State 9:00
WEDNESDAY MARCH 14
Manhattan @ Albany 7:00
Yale @ Fairfield 7:00
Bowling Green @ Oakland 7:00
Buffalo @ American 7:30
North Dakota @ Drake 8:00
Rice @ UL-Lafayette 8:00
UC Santa Barbara @ Idaho 9:00
Cal State Bakersfield @ Utah State 10:00
Cal State Fullerton @ Loyola Marymount 10:00
THURSDAY MARCH 15
Kent State @ USC Upstate 7:00
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