Scores

Final

Valparaiso 70

(3-0, 2-0 away)

Niagara 58

(0-2, 0-2 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 18, 2006

    Gallagher Center, Niagara Falls, New York

    1 2 T
    VALP 33 3770
    NIAG 24 3458

    Top Performers

    Valparaiso: U. Igbavboa 19 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

    Niagara: T. Lewis 15 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Valparaiso 70, Niagara 58

    LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Urule Igbavboa scored 19 points and had 11 rebounds to lead Valparaiso in a 70-58 non-conference win over Niagara Saturday.

    Samuel Haanpaa had a career-high 15 points and Shawn Huff added 10 points for the Crusaders (3-0), who won despite committing 20 turnovers.

    Valparaiso led 50-48 with just over five minutes left before going on a 12-3 run to seal the win. Shawn Huff and Haanpaa hit back to-back 3-pointers to give the Crusaders a 60-51 lead.

    Niagara got no closer than seven points after that.

    Niagara (0-2) had a pair of freshmen record career highs in scoring. Tyrone Lewis had 15 points and Rydell Brooks had 12 points.

    Clif Brown also scored 12 points for the Purple Eagles. Niagara was 2-of-26 (7.7 percent) from 3-point range for the game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    VALP
    NIAG
    Points 70 58
    FG Made-Attempted 24-46 (.522) 22-69 (.319)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-22 (.455) 2-26 (.077)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-19 (.632) 12-22 (.545)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 0

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