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March 24, 2013

ORU men's basketball hosts UC Irvine in CIT Second Round

TULSA — Following an 84-76 road win in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament, the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team has learned that it will host UC Irvine in the second round of the CIT. The Golden Eagles and Anteaters will take to the Mabee Center court on Monday, March 25 for a 7 p.m. tip off.

ORU was one of just five road teams to grab a victory in the first round of the 32-team tournament, while UC Irvine topped High Point, 80-71 on Wednesday night in Irvine, Calif.

Monday’s contest will be the final game of the second round and the winner will move on to the Elite Eight, although the possible matchup will be named later.

Tickets for Monday’s game are available for $10, and all ORU students/faculty and staff will get in free with their ORU ID. Starting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, tickets can be purchased online at mabeecenter.com or by calling 918-495-6000. Courtside seats will also be available for $50 and can be purchased by contacting Sean Dolan (918-495-7951) or Richard McCutchen (918-495-6616).

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