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Toledo men accept invitation to CBI

03/12/2017, 10:33pm EDT
By By BRIAN BUCKEY BLADE SPORTS WRITER

Rockets will travel to George Washington in first round of College Basketball Invitational


Toledo senior and Napoleon graduate Jordan Lauf will get to play at least one more game for the Rockets, who have accepted a spot in the College Basketball Invitational. BLADE

The University of Toledo men’s basketball team has accepted a bid to compete in the 2017 College Basketball Invitational.

The Rockets (17-16) will travel to Washington, DC to face Atlantic 10 opponent George Washington (19-14) in CBI first-round action on Wednesday at GW’s Charles E. Smith Center at 7 p.m.

The CBI is a single-elimination tournament up until the best-of-three finals, with all games played at campus sites.

After the first-round games, the quarterfinal round will take place on Monday, March 20 followed by the semifinal round on Wednesday, March 22. Prior to the semifinals, the remaining teams will be re-bracketed. The finals series is a best-of-three in which one team will host two of the three games. Those games will be played on March 27, March 29 and March 31.

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