FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 25, 2013

 

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE TO FACE HOBART
IN NCAA DIV. III MENíS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT ON MARCH 2

Providence, R.I.- Rhode Island College will host Hobart in first round action of the 2013 NCAA Div. III Menís Basketball Tournament on Saturday, March 2 (7 p.m.

 

RIC is making its seventh consecutive trip to the NCAA Div. III Menís Basketball Tournament under Head Coach Bob Walsh. The Anchormen reached the Elite Eight in 2007, and the Sweet 16 in both 2011 and 2010.

 

 

 

The Anchormen (25-3) won the Little East Conference Tournament with a 60-53 win over Keene State on Saturday, Feb. 23. It was the programís fifth tourney title in the past seven seasons.

 

Rhode Island College tied a program record with a 13-1 record in the league to win the Little East Conference Regular Season Championship. It was the sixth regular season title for the program in the past nine years.

 

Hobart (21-6) won the Liberty League Championship over Rensselaer on Feb. 23.

 

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