Owls host UNA Alumni and Lions Saturday at Tony Ingle Party


saturday 29 january

5:30 p.m. (ET) – Kennesaw State (9-10, 4-2 ASUN) vs. North Alabama (8-12, 1-6 ASUN)
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia | Summon Center (4,600)
TV: ESPN+ (Jordan Griffitt, Terrance Hill)
Radio: KSU Owls App (Alexander Nolan, Matteen Zibanejadrad)
Live statistics: statbroadcast

KSU Game Notes
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KENNESAW, Georgia – It’s a special day for Kennesaw State men’s basketball on Saturday as the Owls honor former coach Tony Ingle, who led KSU to the NCAA Division II National Championship. in 2004. Ingle died in January 2021, but will be represented by his wife, daughter, four sons and numerous grandchildren in a pregame ceremony, followed by the Owls against North Alabama. The game, which begins at 5:30 p.m. (ET), will be broadcast live on ESPN+, and there will also be a radio broadcast available on the KSU Owls app.


In honor of Tony Ingle Night, there’s a special ticket promotion where fans can purchase two tickets for just $11 total (before fees). To purchase men’s tickets online, fans should click HERE.



A FEW NOTES
♦ KSU looks to keep pace in the East Division as the Owls enter the contest alone in second place at 4-2, a half game ahead of Jacksonville. UNA, meanwhile, are looking for a second league victory, with the score at 1-6.
♦ The Owls are hoping to snap a six-game losing streak against UNA, having lost all six games since the Lions joined ASUN in the 2019-20 season.
♦ Last season’s comeback experience is paying off on the offensive side for KSU, as the Owls’ 76.4 ppg average is well ahead of the current school record of 75.0 ppg, set in of the 2016-17 season.
♦ KSU has played a tough non-conference schedule this season, which currently ranks as the 30th toughest non-conference schedule in the nation. The Owls’ eight non-conference losses have come at the hands of Iowa State, Creighton, Belmont, Wake Forest, Mercer, Wofford, Samford and Nebraska. These eight schools have a combined record of 99-56 (through Jan. 25), while ISU is ranked 23rd in the AP Top 25.

Charles P. Patton