Appalachian State men's basketball will host Harvard on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Holmes Center in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament.
The game marks the fourth NCAA Division I postseason appearance for the Mountaineers (22-12), who played in the 2007 National Invitational Tournament as well as the 1979 and 2000 NCAA Tournaments.
It is the first-ever meeting with the Crimson (21-7, 10-4 Ivy), though the programs' head coaches are familiar with each other. Buzz Peterson (North Carolina) and Tommy Amaker (Duke) competed against each other for three seasons in the ACC in the 1980s.
ASU has never played an Ivy League school. Both teams are seeking their first postseason win.
The Mountaineers reached the final of the Southern Conference tournament in Charlotte, losing to the Wofford Eagles, 56-51 last week.
2010 CIT SCHEDULE
Tuesday March 16
South Dakota (22-9) @ Creighton (16-15), 8 p.m.
Fairfield (22-10) @ George Mason (17-14), 7 p.m.
Wednesday March 17
Harvard (21-7) @ Appalachian State (22-10), 7 p.m.
Western Carolina (22-11) @ Marshall (23-9), 7 p.m.
Middle Tennessee State (19-13) @ Missouri State (20-12), 8 p.m.
Portland (21-10) @ Northern Colorado (24-7), 9 p.m.
Pacific (20-11) @ Loyola Marymount (18-14), TBA
Thursday March 18
Southern Mississippi (20-13) @ Louisiana Tech (23-10), 8 p.m.