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A Kellogg School student goes up for the score during a basketball game against the University of Chicago Booth School at the United Center on Feb. 24.

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By Amy Trang

2/27/2009 - Clad in purple and white jerseys emblazoned with the Kellogg School logo, a team of Kellogg MBA students scored big in a basketball game against cross-town rival University of Chicago Booth School. The competitive but friendly pick-up game occurred Feb. 24 at the United Center, home of the NBA’s Chicago Bulls.

A Kellogg School basketball player braces for the rebound amid Booth defenders during the annual “Running of the Bulls” game at Chicago’s United Center on Feb. 24.
A Kellogg School basketball player braces for the rebound amid Booth defenders during the annual “Running With the Bulls” game at Chicago’s United Center on Feb. 24.
Photo © Nathan Mandell
“Running with the Bulls” is an annual event for the business schools providing an opportunity for networking and socializing among the students. The five-on-five, full-court game was a close battle, with Kellogg edging out Booth for the victory. After the game, students watched the Chicago Bulls play the Orlando Magic.