Kent State University will host Fairfield in a CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament first-round game at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, at the M.A.C. Center.
The Golden Flashes are looking to build on their 14th 20-win season in 15 years. Tuesday will also mark Kent State's 14th postseason appearance.
Fairfield comes to Kent hoping to win its 20th game of the season. The Stags are 19-15 after falling to Manhattan in the semifinals of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament. They advanced to the semifinals with wins over St. Peter's and Riders.
Kent State defeated Fairfield 72-68 in 2011 behind 22 points from Randal Holt during the second round of the NIT in Bridgeport, Conn.
The Golden Flashes are 4-1 all-time vs. Fairfield with their other wins coming in 1984, 1993 and 1994. The Stags beat the Flashes in 1972 on a neutral site in Buffalo, N.Y.