Cincinnati Bearcats defeated Hofstra to advance in NIT

HEMPSTEAD, New York – Due to previously scheduled floor replacement work at the Fifth Third Arena, the No. 4 Cincinnati Bearcats played a road game in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament at Hofstra University.

The Bearcats finished Hofstra’s season with a 79-65 victory to move to 23-12 and advance to the NIT quarterfinals. Hofstra finishes 25-10. It was only the second home loss of the season.

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The Pride defeated No. 1 seed Rutgers 88-86 in overtime Tuesday to earn their first home game since their Senior Day on February 25.

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