Raiders Lose in Horizon League Tourney

The Wright State Raiders lost to Valporaiso 72-67 in a close game in the Horizon League Quarterfinals on Friday night.

It was the 3rd meeting of the season between the 2 teams and Wright State loss all 3 times. Valporaiso played Wright State in the regular season twice. Valporaiso defeated Wright State 71-66 at home back on December 6th and then Wright State played at Valporaiso on March 1st and lost in overtime on a last second shot 75-73.

Wright State’s season may or may not continue depending on if they get invited to the NIT or not. Wright State has a solid criteria by having at least a 20 win season and an overall 21-10 record and a 12-6 second place tie with Cleveland State in the conference. The only thing holding Wright State back from playing in the NIT maybe there RPI. Wright State is 84 in the RPI and they have a SOS record of 148. However, they do have some quality wins over good teams such as Butler, Miami, CSU Fullerton, Belmont, and Cleveland State.

I think the Wright State Raiders are a little underrated and they deserve to play in the NIT.  We shall wait and find out soon.

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