Feb 22, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Georgia State Panthers head coach Ron Hunter reacts to play against the Old Dominion Monarchs during the second half at the GSU Sports Arena. Old Dominion won in overtime 65-60. Mandatory Credit: Paul Abell-US PRESSWIRE
The Georgia State Panthers and the Mercer Bears tip off their second round CIT match-up at 4 p.m. Saturday at the University Center in Macon.
The match-ups for the second round of the CollegeInsider.com postseason tournament have been set and include some high quality match-ups between the best mid-major programs in the country. One of those is the showdown between the Georgia State Panthers and the Mercer Bears, which tips off at 4 p.m. at the University Center in Macon.
Georgia State advanced to the second round by defeating Tennessee Tech 74-43 behind Devonta White's 24 points. Mercer defeated Tennessee State 68-60 behind Justin Cecil's 19 points. With their 23rd win, Mercer tied a program record for wins in a season and recorded their first postseason win in the 110-year history of the program.
The full second round schedule is below.
Saturday, March 17
Robert Morris (25-10) @ Toledo (19-16) 2:00
Buffalo (20-10) @ Oakland (18-15) 2:00
Georgia State (22-11) @ Mercer (23-11) 4:00
Drake (18-15) @ Rice (18-15) 8:00
Idaho (19-13) @ Utah State (18-15) 9:00
Sunday, March 18
USC Upstate (21-12) @ Old Dominion (21-13) 3:00
Manhattan (21-12) @ Fairfield (20-12) 4:00
Weber State (25-6) @ Loyola Marymount (20-12) 6:00