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Men's Basketball to Host Central Florida in NIT

March 12, 2012

Men's basketball CAA finals

Despite 27 victories, the men's basketball team was snubbed by the NCAA selection committee on Sunday night. The Dragons will instead host Central Florida at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday night in the First Round of the 2012 National Invitation Tournament at the Daskalakis Athletic Center.

The Dragons (27-6) will host the Knights (22-10) in a game that can be seen live on ESPN3. Central Florida finished third in the Conference USA standings, with their biggest wins coming against the University of Connecticut and Memphis.

To order tickets for the NIT, call 866-4DREXEL or visit drexeltickets.com. Adult tickets are $15, youth $12 and under are $5. The first 500 Drexel students are free with a valid Dragoncard. After that, student tickets are $5.

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