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MSU Denver Men’s Basketball NCAA DII National Championship Watch Party 4/7


Contact: Tim Carroll, Office 303-556-5136, Cell 303-870-7705

Posted: April 5, 2013



WHAT: Metropolitan State University of Denver Alumni Association is hosting a watch party for the NCAA DII championship, when the University’s men’s basketball team plays Drury University on Sunday, April 7 at 2 p.m. (MST). Since most Roadrunner fans can’t attend the game, which will be played in Atlanta, we have created an opportunity for students, alumni and the community to show their collective team spirit.

Super fans will be recognized with door prizes and complimentary snacks. Parking is free with validation from Brooklyn’s and campus I.D. discounts apply.

Come witness MSU Denver build upon its winning legacy. The University men’s basketball team won national championships in 2000 and 2002 and finished second in 1999.

WHEN/

WHERE: Sunday, April 7, 2013 – Brooklyn’s (Corner of Auraria Parkway and Ninth Street)  

901 Auraria Pkwy. Denver, CO 80204

1:30 – 4 p.m.

For parking and directions visit: http://www.brooklynsrestaurants.com

2012-13 Season Accomplishments:

  • Men’s basketball Head Coach Derrick Clark is the Division II National Coach of the Year (2013).
  • Jonathan Morse (Sr., Boulder, Colo.) was named second team All-America and Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference player of the year (2013).
  • Currently ranked No. 3 in Division II and was ranked No. 1 for a school record of five consecutive weeks.
  • The team is 32-2, the best winning percentage in school history; one more win ties the most wins in school history.
  • All five scorers for the men’s basketball team average more than 10 points per game.
  • Regional champion for the second consecutive year.
  • Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference regular season and tournament champions.

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About Metropolitan State University of Denver

MSU Denver is the leader in educating undergraduate Coloradans and enrolls the highest number of students of color among the state’s four-year colleges. The University currently has 23,000 students and offers 55 majors and master’s degrees in accounting, teaching and social work. It boasts more than 74,000 alumni, the bulk of whom remain in Colorado after graduation.