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Cougars To Host Pre-Game Pep Rally for ESPN Bracketbusters Game

Feb. 8, 2010

EDWARDSVILLE, ILL. - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville alumni and fans are invited to a free pre-game pep rally and reception prior to the ESPN Bracketbusters game at Cal State-Fullerton.

The event, which begins at 2 p.m. PT on Saturday, Feb. 20, is set for the Fullerton Marriott on the campus of Cal State-Fullerton. All Los Angeles and Fullerton area alumni are encouraged to come out and support the Cougars as they make their historic first venture into the ESPN Bracketbusters. Alumni and fans will have an opportunity to meet with SIUE Head Coach Lennox Forrester.

The first 15 people to RSVP to the event will receive free tickets to the game which begins at 4 p.m. PT. To RSVP, contact Assistant Athletics Director Jason Coomer by e-mailing jcoomer@siue.edu or by calling 618-650-2841.

ESPN Bracketbusters is an annual event which brings together some of the nation's top Mid-Major conferences for a non-conference matchup late in the season.

This is SIUE's first men's basketball trip to the state of California and the first time SIUE has played a team from California.

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