SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) -- Ron Howard and Dan Oppland had 20 points
each as Valparaiso defeated Centenary 61-51 Monday night.
Oppland also grabbed 11 rebounds and Howard had 10. Kenny Harris
added 18 for the Crusaders (13-12, 9-4 Mid-Continent).Chad Maclies led the Gents (3-21, 1-12) with 16 points. Kevin
Taylor added 15 and Jarmorrow Moragne finished with 11.Valparaiso outscored Centenary in the paint 28-4 in the second
half while outrebounding the Gents 49-30. Howard, Oppland and
Harris combined to provide 58 of the team's 61 total points and
only two other players scored in the victory.