With only one game on the CIT slate today, our choice for the CIT Game of the Day is pretty obvious. Kent State will be traveling to Loyola-Maryland at 3:00 PM Eastern in a Second Round matchup. Live streaming of the game is available at watchcollegeinsider.com.
Kent State finished in third place in the MAC East Division this season behind the conference’s top two teams, Akron and Ohio University. The Golden Flashes enter today’s game at 21-13 overall, including road wins this season at Akron and at Nebraska. They pulled out a 73-71 win over Fairfield in the first round of the CIT to advance to today’s game. Senior guard Randal Holt was the team’s leading scorer in that game, dropping in 18 points, including going 3 for 5 from 3-pont range.
The Loyola Greyhounds finished tied for second place in the MAAC. They enter today’s game at 22-11 overall, including wins at Albany, at Rhode Island and over Boston University in their first round game. The top two scorers for the Greyhounds both contributed 16 points in that game, junior guard Dylon Cormier and senior guard Robert Olson.