Monday, March 17, 2003
Valparaiso will open first round action in the NCAA Tournament at approximately 12:30 p.m. CST on Saturday afternoon against Purdue in West Lafayette, Ind.
The 15th seeded Crusaders will play the 2nd seeded Boilermakers in the second game of the day, 30 minutes following the #7 Virginia Tech-#10 Georgia Tech game which tips at 10:14 a.m. CST.
Valpo's game will be shown on ESPN2 with Pam Ward and Jimmy Dykes providing the on-air talent. The game will also be radio broadcast on WE-FM (95.9-FM, Valparaiso) and WVUR (95.1-FM, Valparaiso) along with a webcast on the Valparaiso University athletics site at www.valpo.edu/athletics.