2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
26-11, 3rd in WCC
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Valparaiso advances to NIT final (0:38)
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Skara saves the day as Valpo reaches NIT final

David Skara sank the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 20 seconds left and Valparaiso held off BYU 72-70 on Tuesday night to reach the championship game of the National Invitation Tournament.

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Late 3 sends Valpo to NIT final

David Skara knocked down a 3-pointer with under 20 seconds left to break a 68-68 tie in Valparaiso's eventual 72-70 win over BYU. The Crusaders will play the winner of San Diego State-George Washington.

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Drew: Resilience and defense the key (0:57)
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Hammink throwing down in tight game

Valpo's Shane Hammink has dropped a pair of nasty dunks in this NIT semi vs. BYU, and his second gave the Crusaders a late lead. Catch the finish on ESPN/WatchESPN.

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Powerful putbacks giving BYU a chance

Corbin Kaufusi helped the Cougars, who were down 14 at halftime, trim Valparaiso's NIT semifinal lead to 7 with this impressive jam. (Live on ESPN)

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Valpo ends half with big statement

Valparaiso leads this NIT semifinal vs. BYU 44-30 and Shane Hammink provided a big highlight just before the break. (Game is on ESPN)

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Halftime interview with Vaparaiso coach Bryce Drew (0:29)
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NIT semifinal: Valparaiso vs. BYU

Kyle Collinsworth has done it all in the NIT, including a triple-double in the First Round. Will he take over the game and send his Cougars to the final? Or will Valparaiso's stingy defense overwhelm BYU? Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Le Batard's 'March Sadness' hopes for Villanova victory (4:18)
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NIT final four an all mid-major affair

There are no major conference teams in this year's NIT semifinals:

  • San Diego State (MWC) vs. George Washington (A-10)
  • Valparaiso (Horizon) vs. BYU (WCC)

ESPN Stats & Info

Valpo, BYU punch their tickets to MSG

Valparaiso and BYU won on Tuesday night to advance to the NIT semifinals. The winners of Florida-George Washington and Georgia Tech-San Diego State will join them in NYC.

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BYU advances to NIT semifinals

Zac Seljaas finished 5-for-6 from beyond the arc and with 19 points in the Cougars' 88-82 win over Creighton. They will meet 1-seed Valparaiso in the semis at MSG.

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BYU pulling away from Creighton

Zac Seljaas knocks down his 4th 3-pointer to give the Cougars, who once trailed by 12, a 10-point lead in the second half of this NIT quarterfinal. (Live on ESPN)

Team Stats

Points Per Game83.8
Rebounds Per Game39.8
Assists Per Game16.5
Points Allowed77.5Tied-88th