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Valpo to Travel to Bowling Green for BracketBusters Matchup
Valpo will play at Bowling Green on Saturday, Feb. 20. (Andy Keilen)
Valpo will play at Bowling Green on Saturday, Feb. 20. (Andy Keilen)

Monday, February 01, 2010

The Valparaiso men’s basketball team learned Monday that it will play at Bowling Green as part of the 2010 BracketBusters event on Saturday, February 20.

The Crusaders are in their sixth season participating in the BracketBusters series and are 3-2 over the past five years in the event.  This year’s squad currently sits at 11-12 overall and 6-5 in Horizon League play, having won of its last six games.  Following Sunday’s win at Green Bay, Valpo’s RPI leapt to 145, fourth-best in the league.

Bowling Green is currently 10-9 overall and 3-4 in Mid-American Conference action while sitting at 155 in the NCAA’s most recent RPI release.  The Falcons and Crusaders have had three mutual opponents this year (Akron, Detroit, Milwaukee).

Game time for the contest on the 20th will be announced at a later date.  As part of the BracketBusters contract, Bowling Green will come to Valparaiso for a game at the ARC either during the 2010-2011 or 2011-2012 campaigns.

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