Scores

Final

Valparaiso 60

(14-7, 7-2 Horizon)

UIC 55

(6-13, 2-7 Horizon)

    4:00 PM ET, January 21, 2012

    UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois

    1 2 T
    VALP 27 3360
    UIC 29 2655

    Top Performers

    Valparaiso: K. Van Wijk 20 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    UIC: H. Humes 11 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast

    Valparaiso 60, Ill.-Chicago 55

    Associated Press

    CHICAGO -- Kevin Van Wijk scored 20 points and grabbed six rebounds to pace Valparaiso past Illinois-Chicago 60-55 on Saturday.

    Jay Harris came off the bench to score 13 points for Valparaiso (14-7, 7-2 Horizon) and Ryan Broekhoff scored 12 and had three steals.

    The lead changed hands 15 times and the score was tied on eight occasions.

    Valparaiso outscored Illinois-Chicago (6-13, 2-7) 32-10 in the paint and had a 23-17 scoring advantage off the bench.

    Gary Talton scored 12 points to lead Illinois-Chicago and Hayden Humes and Paris Carter each scored 11. Humes also had six assists and Daniel Barnes had three steals.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    VALP
    UIC
    Points 60 55
    FG Made-Attempted 22-50 (.440) 20-49 (.408)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-12 (.250) 9-22 (.409)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-16 (.813) 6-11 (.545)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 5

    2011-12 Season

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