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Final

Missouri State 67

(21-7, 13-3 MVC)

Valparaiso 80

(20-8, 11-4 Horizon)

    Coverage: ESPN2/WatchESPN

    5:00 PM ET, February 19, 2011

    Athletics-Recreation Center, Valparaiso, Indiana

    1 2 T
    MOSU 23 4467
    VALP 38 4280

    Top Performers

    Missouri State: J. Mallett 14 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast

    Valparaiso: B. Wood 24 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 4 Stl

    Valparaiso 80, Missouri St. 67

    Associated Press

    VALPARAISO, Ind. -- Brandon Wood scored 24 points and hot-shooting Valparaiso defeated Missouri State 80-67 Saturday in a BracketBuster game.

    Cory Johnson added 13 points and Howard Little had 11 for the Crusaders (20-8), who built a 38-23 lead by halftime. The Crusaders made 58 percent of their shots (32 of 55) while the Bears (21-7) struggled, connecting on just 40 percent (26 of 64) of their field-goal attempts.

    Kyle Weems led Missouri State with 17 points, Jermaine Mallett had 14 and Nafis Ricks 11.

    Valparaiso dominated the boards, outrebounding Missouri State 39-27.

    The Bears got as close as 46-37 with 14:27 remaining.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MOSU
    VALP
    Points 67 80
    FG Made-Attempted 26-64 (.406) 32-55 (.582)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-19 (.263) 9-20 (.450)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-15 (.667) 7-13 (.538)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 19

    2010-11 Season

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