JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Towson men’s basketball team will play at East Tennessee State University on Friday at 7 p.m. in the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament.
The game can be heard on the Towson Sports Network (TSN) with Damon Lewis calling the action. Fans can also sign up to watch this game and all of the remaining CIT games for free by clicking here.
Towson (24-10) is coming off a thrilling 63-60 win at USC Upstate on Wednesday night. With the game tied 60-60 and 1.6 seconds remaining, senior Jerrelle Benimon found sophomore Four McGlynn who took one dribble and drained a half court shot to give the Tigers their first ever postseason win.
Towson will look to advance to the quarterfinals of the CIT on Friday as the Tigers will meet the ETSU Bucs for the first time on the hardwood.
East Tennessee State (19-15) topped Chattanooga, 79-66, on Tuesday to advance. The Bucs and the Tigers share two common opponents. Towson defeated USC Upstate but lost on the road against Stephen F. Austin. The Bucs won at home against Stephen F. Austin, but fell twice to conference foe USC Upstate.
Junior guard Rashawn Rembert paces ETSU by averaging 16.8 points per game. Freshman A.J. Merriweather leads the Bucs on the boards by grabbing 6.4 rebounds per game.
The winner of Friday’s game will advance to the Elite 8 of the CIT. That round will be played from March 25-27 at campus sites.