Green Bay has won 48 games in the past two seasons, just one shy of the schools Division 1 program record.
Green Bay and Valparaiso have won each of the past four regular season titles in the Horizon League. Tonight, they’re going head-to-head for the Horizon League’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Green Bay earned the right to play in tonight’s title game by beating Illinois-Chicago 70-56. Green Bay senior guard Keifer Sykes scored 30-points in the victory.
Valparaiso is hosting tonight’s title game after winning the regular season Horizon League title and securing the top seed. The two teams split the season series with the Phoenix knocking off Valpo 51-50 at the Resch Center on Jan. 23. Valpo won the rematch on Feb. 13 in Indiana, 63-59.
With Saturday’s win over Illinois-Chicago, Green Bay ended an eight-game losing streak in semifinal action of the league tournament.