Scores

Final

Detroit 89

(19-13, 9-9 Horizon)

Valparaiso 82

(15-17, 10-8 Horizon)

8:00 PM ET, March 2, 2010

1 2 T
DET 33 5689
VALP 29 5382

Top Performers

Detroit: E. Holman 21 Pts, 15 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

Valparaiso: C. Johnson 24 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl

Detroit 89, Valparaiso 82

Associated Press

VALPARAISO, Ind. -- Chase Simon scored 24 points and Eli Holman had 21 points and 15 rebounds to lead Detroit past Valparaiso 89-82 in the first round of the Horizon League tournament Tuesday night.

Xavier Keeling added 14 points and eight rebounds for the Titans (19-13), who will face Wisconsin-Green Bay in a second-round game Friday night in Indianapolis. Wisconsin-Green Bay (21-11) defeated Youngstown State 81-67 on Tuesday.

Eulis Stephens scored 11 points for Detroit, which shot 56 percent from the field -- 61 percent in the second half -- and outrebounded Valparaiso 46-31.

Cory Johnson scored 24 points and Brandon Wood 23 for Valparaiso (15-17). Brandon McPherson had 11 points and five assists for the Crusaders. Johnson had four of Valparaiso's 10 3-pointers.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
DET
VALP
Points 89 82
FG Made-Attempted 27-48 (.563) 29-73 (.397)
3P Made-Attempted 4-11 (.364) 10-32 (.313)
FT Made-Attempted 31-43 (.721) 14-18 (.778)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 27 (0/0)
Largest Lead 12 2

2009-10 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Jan 8, 2010 @DET 77, VALP 67Recap
Feb 6, 2010 @VALP 74, DET 70Recap
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