YSU men to play Oakland in first-round CIT game


The Youngstown State men's basketball team will host former Mid-Continent Conference rival Oakland, Tuesday in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament at the Beeghly Center. Tipoff is slated for 7:05 p.m.

This is the Penguins' first trip to the postseason since joining the Division I ranks in 1981-82. The last time Youngstown State played in the postseason was the 1976-77 NCAA Division II Tournament.

The Penguins posting their second consecutive winning season since 1985 with a 17-15 record and finished tied for fifth in the Horizon League with a 7-9 mark.

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