Scores

Final

Valparaiso 55

(10-7, 3-2 Horizon)

Wright State 73

(9-9, 4-2 Horizon)

    Coverage: FULLCT

    3:00 PM ET, January 8, 2012

    Ervin J. Nutter Center, Dayton, Ohio

    1 2 T
    VALP 33 2255
    WRST 31 4273

    Top Performers

    Valparaiso: R. Broekhoff 18 Pts, 14 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Wright State: A. Battle 23 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Stl

    Wright St. 73, Valparaiso 55

    Associated Press

    DAYTON, Ohio -- Armond Battle scored 23 points, Julius Mays added 21 and Wright State rallied to beat Valparaiso 73-55 on Sunday.

    The Raiders (9-9, 4-2 Horizon League) shot 60.9 percent (14 of 23) and outscored the Crusaders 42-22 in the second half.

    Valparaiso (10-7, 3-2), which led 33-31 at halftime, took a 35-33 advantage on Ryan Broekhoff's free throws 1:32 into the second half.

    The Raiders then went on a 12-2 run to go up 43-37 on Battle's tip-in with 13:53 to play.

    Wright State never trailed the rest of the way and stretched its lead to as many as 18 three times. It was the fifth win in six games for Wright State, which lost 63-62 to Butler Friday.

    Broekhoff led the Crusaders with 18 points and 14 rebounds. Kevin Van Wijk added 13 points as Valparaiso lost its third straight.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    VALP
    WRST
    Points 55 73
    FG Made-Attempted 19-47 (.404) 26-53 (.491)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-16 (.188) 4-15 (.267)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-22 (.636) 17-22 (.773)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 18

    2011-12 Season

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