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SRU Good News for Feb. 27, 2012


Rock men’s basketball team makes postseason tournament

Slippery Rock University’s men’s basketball team earned its second consecutive trip to the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference postseason tournament with an 87-66 win last Saturday over Clarion University in Morrow Field House. Post-season action begins Tuesday.

The Rock, which is in the conference tournament for the third time in Kevin Reynolds’ four seasons as head coach, will take a 17-9 record into Tuesday’s 7 p.m. quarterfinal game at Mercyhurst University. Mercyhurst also has a 17-9 record.

SRU finished the regular season tied with California University of Pennsylvania for third place in the PSAC-Western Division standings. Both teams had 14-8 conference records. Mercyhurst finished second in the PSAC-West race with a 15-7 record.

Fans can follow Tuesdays action night via the “Listen Live” feature on, the official Web site of The Rock athletic program. The SRU’s Sports Information Office will produce the live broadcast.

Game tickets are $7 for adults; $2 for students; and free for students from PSAC member institutions with a valid college ID.

The winner of Tuesday’s game earns a berth in semifinal action Friday at a site and time yet to be determined. Details will be posted on

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