Valparaiso Invited To Join Missouri Valley Conference
The UNI Panthers are expected to have some new competition when they battle for championships in the Missouri Valley Conference starting this fall.
The league has decided to add Valparaiso as a 10th member, according to a statement released by the Missouri Valley Conference via twitter Tuesday morning (May 9, 2017).
Missouri Valley Conference statement on membership. pic.twitter.com/MNKLOAwwsE
— Missouri Valley (@MVCsports) May 9, 2017
The Crusaders would replace Wichita State, which announced it’s departure from the MVC last month. The Shockers accepted an invitation to join The American Athletic Conference (AAC), effective July 1.
Valparaiso is current member of the Horizon League in all sports expect football and bowling.
Source: Des Moines Register