Men's Basketball to Face Marist, Winthrop in NIT Season Tip-Off Consolation Round
NEW YORK, NY - - Belmont men's basketball will face Marist and Winthrop Nov. 22-23 in Winston-Salem, N.C. as part of the NIT Season Tip-Off Consolation Round, the NIT announced Thursday.
The Bruins will play Marist Monday, Nov. 22 at 3:30 pm CT and Winthrop Tuesday, Nov. 23 at 3:30 pm CT. Both games will be played at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C., home of the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. Wake Forest will round out the four team field.
Both games will be broadcast live on the Bruin Sports Network, with Voice of the Bruins Kevin Ingram on the play-by-play. Information on live stats and possible online video streaming of the games is unavailable at this time.
Belmont (1-1) lost to No. 23 Tennessee, 85-76, Tuesday and defeated Arkansas State, 93-60, Wednesday as part of the NIT Season Tip-Off South Regional.
The Bruins have played at the LJVM Coliseum once before, taking on Georgetown in the 2007 NCAA Tournament.