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Final

Valparaiso 89

(6-4, 1-1 Horizon)

    8:00 PM ET, December 29, 2005

    Gold Dome, Shreveport, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    VALP 41 4889
    CENT 35 3974

    Top Performers

    Valparaiso: D. Oppland 22 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Centenary: L. Logan 22 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Valparaiso 89, Centenary 74

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) -- Dan Oppland scored 22 points and Valparaiso took control in the second half as the Crusaders defeated Centenary 89-74 Thursday night.

    Seth Colclasure added 17 points for Valparaiso (6-4) and Ron Howard had 12. Oppland also pulled down nine rebounds.

    Larry Logan led the Gents (2-8) with 22 points and Alexander Starr added 19.

    Valparaiso led 41-35 going into the half, then came out to score eight of the first 12 points of the second, building a 49-39 lead and forcing five Centenary turnovers in the first four minutes.

    Four minutes later the lead was up to 21, and Valparaiso would lead by as much as 24 before cruising to the finish.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    VALP
    CENT
    Points 89 74
    FG Made-Attempted 29-64 (.453) 23-59 (.390)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-17 (.471) 6-17 (.353)
    FT Made-Attempted 23-31 (.742) 22-30 (.733)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 24 0

    2005-06 Season

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