Crusaders to Host Saint Mary’s In NIT Quarterfinal


Crusaders to Host Saint Mary’s In NIT Quarterfinal
Sunday, March 20, 2016

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team will host Saint Mary’s in the quarterfinals of the 2016 NIT on Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. CT at the ARC. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN, with Mike Couzens and Dan Dakich on the call. Tickets are going fast, but are still available by visiting the Valpo ticket office, calling 1-877-MY-VU-TIX or visiting ValpoAthletics.com/tickets.

The top-seeded Crusaders advanced to the quarterfinals thanks to an 84-73 win over Texas Southern and an 81-69 victory against Florida State. Meanwhile, second-seeded Saint Mary’s won a pair of home games as well, defeating New Mexico State, 58-56, and Georgia, 77-65. The Gaels enter Tuesday night’s quarterfinal matchup at 29-5 overall and went 15-3 in West Coast Conference play this season.

Tickets for Tuesday night’s game are $10 and $15 and are available online, via phone or in person at the Valpo ticket office. If you can’t make it to the ARC Tuesday evening, as always, you can listen live on WVUR (95.1 FM, Valparaiso). Links for the live audio, video and stats will be available via ValpoAthletics.com.