Scores

Final

Valparaiso 74

(8-4, 2-0 Horizon)

E Michigan 67

(1-9, 1-2 home)

    5:00 PM ET, December 20, 2010

    1 2 T
    VALP 29 4574
    EMU 20 4767

    Top Performers

    Valparaiso: B. Wood 21 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 3 Stl

    Eastern Michigan: B. Bowdry 24 Pts, 10 Reb

    Valparaiso 74, E. Michigan 67

    Associated Press

    ROCHESTER, Mich. -- Brandon Wood scored 21 points to lead Valparaiso past Eastern Michigan 74-67 in the Lou Henson Award Holiday Tournament on Monday night.

    Howard Little and Ryan Broekhoff each added 13 points and Cory Johnson had 12 for the Crusaders (8-4), who advanced to Tuesday's championship game.

    Brandon Bowdry finished with 24 points and 10 rebounds for the Eagles (1-9), who have lost eight straight.

    Kevin Van Wijk accounted for four straight points to give Valparaiso its largest lead, 49-32, with 12:03 remaining. The Crusaders led the entire game and went into halftime up 29-20.

    Valparaiso scored 44 points in the paint and converted 21 turnovers by Eastern Michigan into 26 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    VALP
    EMU
    Points 74 67
    FG Made-Attempted 25-49 (.510) 21-52 (.404)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-11 (.182) 10-27 (.370)
    FT Made-Attempted 22-30 (.733) 15-19 (.789)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 0

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