Men's Basketball To Host Robert Morris In NIT on Monday At 7 p.m.

    March 21, 2013

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College men's basketball team will continue its march toward the NIT Championship when it plays Robert Morris on Monday, March 25 at 7 p.m. on ESPN or ESPN2 at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence.

    The Friars earned their first post-season win since 2003 when they defeated Charlotte, 75-66, to advance from the first round of the NIT on Wednesday, March 20.

    Robert Morris, an eight seed in the tourney, advanced after earning a 59-57 upset over No. 1 seed Kentucky on Tuesday, March 19 in Pittsburgh, Pa.

    The Friars, 31-19 all-time in the NIT, have never faced Robert Morris in the post-season. Providence and Robert Morris have played twice all-time with both games occurring at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in 1982 and 1992. The Friars are 2-0 versus Robert Morris all-time. In the most recent meeting, Providence earned a 78-49 win over RMU on December 3, 1992.

    Fans can purchase tickets starting today (Thursday, March 21) online at Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets online and choose our print at home option to avoid delays. Fans interested in purchasing tickets also can call or visit the Providence College ticket office at 401-865-GO PC starting Thursday morning (March 21). Fans also can purchase tickets at the Dunkin' Donuts Center Box Office starting on Tuesday. The cost of the tickets are $10 for upper arena and $15 for lower arena seating. For inquiries about group sales, please call Erin Dunn at 401-865-1983.