Men’s Basketball Continues CIT Action At Northern Colorado

first_img The Drake University men’s basketball team continues its postseason experience in the Postseason Tournament (CIT) Sunday at Northern Colorado. Tipoff is scheduled for 4 p.m. CDT with fans able to stream the action on or listen on ESPN Des Moines 1350-AM.Drake (17-16) advanced to face the Bears by virtue of an 80-73 overtime victory against Abiliene Christian in the first round of the CIT to win the Lou Henson Classic. Senior Ore Arogundade (Chicago, Ill.) paced the Bulldogs in that win with a career-high 25 points while making all four of his three-point attempts. Junior Nick McGlynn (Stoughton, Wis.) added 22 points for his second 20-point game of the season.Northern Colorado (22-12) is making is playing in its first contest since March 9 when the Bears fell to eventual Big Sky Conference Tournament Champions Montana, 91-89, in the semifinals of the tournament. Andre Spight, the Bears’ leading scorer, posted 22 points in the win and the redshirt-senior transfer from Arizona State is averaging 21.9 points per game and has had two 40-point games this season.The Bulldogs and Bears have never met before, but share three common opponents this season in Colorado, Wyoming and South Dakota. Drake went 0-3 in those games with a pair of overtime losses while UNC went 2-1 in those games with wins over South Dakota and Wyoming.Drake’s 17 wins this season are the 13th most in program history and the most since the 2011-12 season. The team is in the midst of its 11th all-time postseason appearance and its third in the CIT.Print Friendly Version Drake Game Notes Story Links Live Video center_img Live Stats Live Audio last_img