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2012 CIT Schedule: Second Round Includes Georgia State Vs. Mercer

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 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

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.